Katja Rahlwes

Based In

  • Paris


Nationality: Germany
Born in Germany, Katja Rahlwes arrived to Paris at the
tender age of 16 to study design at the famed fashion
Institute Studio Bercot.

After graduating she started her career as an illustrator
and fashion stylist working for some of Europe's most
innovative and influential fashion titles.

However, Katja felt that her true calling was in image
making behind the lens as a photographer.

Her first assignments were for the iconic parisian
fashion bible of cool, Purple Magazine.
Katja has developed a unique language in within her
fashion work.

As she highlights the most important trends of the
season, she is simultaneously depicting and assertive
and sexually empowered woman, a muse in control of
her destiny and her physicality.

A true contrast to the "femme objet" that is depicted by
many of her peers who objectify women and
disempower them positioning them as mere objects of

Her unique perspective has landed her assignments in
Vogue Paris, Vogue Nippon, Self Service, W and i-D
Magazine as well as Gucci, Celine, MiuMiu, Chloe, APC,
and Maison Martin Margiela.


Boom Boom Cha!
More or Less Magazine (Editorial)
published: November 2019
Vogue Poland October 2019 Cover
Vogue Polska (Magazine Cover)
published: October 2019
Alexander Fury: What ChloƩ Means Today
Another Magazine online (Editorial)
published: July 2019
No. 21 S/S 20 Men's Lookbook
No. 21 (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: 06/14/2019
No. 21 Resort 2020
No. 21 (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: June 2019
Double Magazine Spring/Summer 2019 Cover...
Double Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Spring/Summer 2019
Special Mugler
SSAW Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2019
credits: Fashion Editor/Stylist, Photographer
lara stone by katja rahlwes
Purple Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2019
kamel mennour
Purple Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2019
Purple Magazine #31 Spring/Summer 2019 C...
Purple Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Spring/Summer 2019

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