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Bette Franke (born 3 December 1989 in Heemskerk, North Holland) is a Dutch model. At fourteen years old, she was discovered by Dutch modeling agent Wilma Wakker in Amsterdam, while shopping with her mother.
She debuted during the Spring 2006 season in Milan as a Jil Sander exclusive, later going on to book Hermès, Emanuel Ungaro and Dries van Noten in Paris. Franke has been featured in runway shows for Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Chloé, and Prada, among many other high-profile designers. Franke has been featured in print advertisements for Dolce & Gabbana, Oscar de la Renta, Celine, Yves Saint Laurent and Stella McCartney.
She has been featured on the cover of Dutch "Avantgarde" in February 2007, alongside fellow Dutch models Kim Noorda and Sophie Vlaming. Bette was on the cover of Japanese "Numéro" in November 2007.
She is married to Ilja Cornelisz; a researcher in economics and education who is based in Amsterdam.
- Bette Franke at the Fashion Model Directory
- Bette Franke photos at Style.com (archived at the Wayback Machine)
- Bette Franke at NYmag.com
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