Caroline Olivia Zickerick, known professionally as Caroline Vreeland, is a German-American singer-songwriter, actress, columnist, and model.
Caroline Vreeland was born Caroline Olivia Zickerick in Washington, D.C. Her maternal great-grandmother was fashion editor Diana Vreeland. Her father is a German diplomat and was appointed as the German Ambassador to Jamaica. She spent four months of her childhood living at the German Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica with him. Her father later had an affair and her parents divorced. Vreeland's mother moved them to a Siddha Yoga ashram in Upstate New York. They left New York and moved in with her grandparents in Belvedere, Marin County in the San Francisco Bay Area. After graduating from high school she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career.
Vreeland worked as a waitress and bartender in Los Angeles while pursuing a career in music. When she was twenty-one she filmed a reality television show pilot episode produced by Ryan Seacrest. The show didn't make it past production. In 2013 she was a contestant on the twelfth season of American Idol but was dismissed from the competition once it was revealed that she had previously worked with Seacrest.
In 2014 Vreeland was signed with boutique music label BlessandSee and began making music full-time. She began working on her EP in 2015. She released a single Unbreakable Love, which was released by Records DK. Her six-song EP titled Like a Woman Like a Drunkard Like an Animal, which she produced on her own, was released in 2018. She has cited Fiona Apple and Portishead as musical influences. She began working on a second musical project, titled Please Feel, in 2018.
In February 2019 Vreeland performed at the 21st amfAR New York City Gala, which opens New York Fashion Week and raises money for AIDS research.
Vreeland is signed with Next Models and had her first modeling job in an editorial spread for Vogue Italia. After her work with Vogue Italia she was discovered by Carine Roitfeld, the former editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris, who invited her to model in an editorial in CR Fashion Book. In 2018 Vreeland began working at CR Fashion Book as a writer with her own column, Going to Bed with Caroline Vreeland. In June 2016 she was featured on the cover of Harper's Bazaar Russia. In 2019 she walked the runway for Marco De Vincenzo's Autumn/Winter 2019/20 collection at Milan Fashion Week.
Vreeland made her acting debut in the 2007 thriller film Children of Moloch. In 2016 she starred in the French short film Diary. In 2018 she landed a recurring role on the television series Star.
Vreeland is a dual citizen of the United States and Germany. She is a vegetarian. Vreeland identifies as sexually fluid. In 2016 she was in a relationship with Tasya van Ree.
Vreeland lives in Miami, Florida. She has a large social media following, and is known as an influencer on Instagram. She is currently in a relationship with Cuban restaurateur Jason Odio.