Saartje was born and raised in Amsterdam. From a young age, she knew she wanted to work in fashion. She started working as a model and then added photography to her portfolio. Working in Amsterdam’s nightlife made her uncover the beauty of the night which she now integrates in her art.
Her passion for photography resonated in starting her own creative brand, Dazed and Intoxicated. Sharing her viewings on love and life with a controversial approach by combining photography and art direction. Other passions in life are practicing yoga (since the age of 10) and educating herself in Eastern medicine, reiki and Ayurveda. Fun fact: Saartje is an official reiki practitioner who can increase your energy levels. Her raw and honest personality combined with her classic looks makes her describe herself as “an alternative Barbie on a mission”.