Cato hails from Bentveld, Holland, and began modeling after finishing as a finalist in the Dutch Elite Model Look competition. Shortly thereafter, she appeared on the cover of the very first issue of Dutch Elle. In 2008 she made her runway debut, walking as an exclusive for Prada in Milan and for Miu Miu in Paris. Following her runway inauguration, Cato walked for Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana, D&G, Donna Karan, DKNY, Jill Stuart, DSquared2, Marni, Moschino, Vivienne Westwood, Marchesa, Dries Van Noten, Sonia Rykiel, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti, Nicole Miller, Jonathan Saunders, Obedient Sons, and Just Cavalli.
Known for her lips and down to earth, bubbly personality, Cato has been the face of Calvin Klein Jeans, D&G (print and television), Massimo Dutti, Jones New York, D&G Cruise, Topshop, 7 for All Mankind, Jones New York, Adidas SLVR, Benetton, Hockley, Piazza Sempione, and John Freida. Recent advertising work includes campaigns for Scotch & Soda and Vince Camuto,
She has worked with photographers Steven Meisel, Mario Testino, Patrick Demarchelier, Annie Lebovitz, Liz Collins, Sebastian Kim, Max Cardelli, James Macari, Mark Segal, Thierry Le Gouès, Will Davidson, Benjamin Lennox, Vanina Sorrenti, David Slijper, Mark Pillai, Will Davidson, and Guy Aroch.
Cato’s editorial work includes appearances on the covers or inside pages of Vogue (Chinese, German, Gioiello, Spanish, Russian, Dutch, Elle (Dutch, British, French, Italian, Portuguese), Marie Claire (American, Spanish, Italian), L’Officiel (Dutch, French), Dazed and Confused, Harper’s Bazaar (British, Latin American), Avantgarde, 10, Japanese Numéro, Italian Flair, Velvet, French Revue de Modes, Nylon, and the Times Style Magazine. Recent editorial work includes stories for Vogue Paris, Elle Germany, and Harper’s Bazaar China.
In 2009, Cato received the “Dutch Model of the Year” award. She loves to support the fashion industry in Holland, and her favorite designer from the Netherlands is KLM. Balancing modeling as both a business and way of life, Cato hopes to enjoy an enduring career.
Photography Ferry van der Nat
Photography Anne Menke | Styling Martien Mellema
Photography Betina du Toit | Styling Anne-Sophie Thomas
Photography Miles Aldridge
Photography Paul Bellaart | Styling Jetteke Van Lexmond