From 1987 to 1989 she was an assistant stylist at Azzedine Alaïa. Alongside her work at the Azzedine studio, she spent her spare-time creating a collection which would win her the Helena Raviist prize in 1989 and secure her the place as laureate of the Canette d’Or in Brussels.
Veronique was born in Liege, Belgium. In 1984, she moved to Paris. In 1987, she graduated from the Studio Bercot school of fashion.