Zita d’Hauteville, at her mother’s house in Brussels, wears an Emporio Armani dress; Aquazzura flats; her own jewelry.
Zita d’Hauteville, at her mother’s house in Brussels, wears an Emporio Armani dress; Aquazzura flats; her own jewelry.
Photographer: Angelo Pennetta
Stylist: Gianluca Longo

With her lanky frame and pouty beauty, Zita d’Hauteville was often told she should model. “But I wasn’t sure enough of myself to go into an agency. Fortunately, they came to me, so I didn’t have to do it,” says the 19-year-old, who was scouted via Facebook. The daughter of the Oxygen watches gown. She was well prepared for the event, having attended plenty of similar ones in recent years, often with her mother. “I have maybe two or three balls a year. We really like them; you can meet people, and you’re partying in beautiful places,” she says, quick to add, “but it’s not my everyday life.”

Hair by Luke Hersheson at Art + Commerce; makeup by Gemma Smith-Edhouse at LGA Management. Photography assistants: Jack Day, Rob Willey. Fashion assistants: Garance Chaplain.