About Miriam Van Cooten

After starting her career in Los Angeles on film and commerical sets, Miriam moved to Europe and the fashion hubs of Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, and Paris where she concentrated on fashion shoots and music videos, working with many celebrities. During this time she frequently jetted across to LA and Miami for fashions and catalogues.


With her roots now firmly in Australia, Miriam established her business, MVC - shaped by the sophistication and elegance of old style Hollywood with a modern twist.

MVC has three main business streams:

  • MVC Hair and Make-up for weddings, school formals, special occassions, corporate, film and TV and advertising
  • MVC Make-up Products sourced from around the world and a range of bridal accessories
  • MVC Hair and Make-up courses where you can learn Miriamís style

Miriam has worked with clients around the world including many celebrities: musicians Steve Tyler (Aerosmith) and Kate Cebrano and a bevy of actresses and TV personalities: Brooke Shields, Bond girl Famke Janssen, Mariel Hemmingway, Joan Rivers, Ricki Lake, and models Gale Elliot and Megan Gale.

Miriamís work has featured in the world's premier fashion magazines, television and print advertising, music video clips, TV and film. Locally Miriamís work can be seen in advertising, film, video, TV, fashion and Sydneyís bridal magazines.

On special occasions you want to look good but you also want to feel good. Miriam puts her clients at ease with her engaging personality and ability to interpret style options to cultivate your features to their very best. Some clients come with their own ideas others looking to understand whatís best for them.

Contact Miriam

Call 0414 625 387 or email miriam@miriamvancooten.com.au