Katja Rahlwes



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.


GQ Style Germany Fall/Winter 2018 Cover
GQ Style Germany (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2018
Jared Leto
GQ Style Germany (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2018
Marc Jacobs Box Bag F/W 2018
Marc Jacobs (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2018
Zadig & Voltaire S/S 2018
Zadig & Voltaire (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2018
GQ Style Germany Fall/Winter 2017 Cover
GQ Style Germany (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
Katja Vs. Natasa
Rika Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
Eva Herzigova
Purple Fashion (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
Purple Fashion F/W 17: 25 Year Anniversa...
Purple Fashion (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
W Magazine (Editorial)
published: September 2017
Vogue Mexico July 2017 Cover
Vogue Mexico (Magazine Cover)
published: July 2017

Katja Rahlwes in the news:

Models.com: MDX
Models.com: Of the Minute
Models.com: Daily Feed

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