Alex van der Steen was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In 1991 Alex graduated from the H.K.U. (Hoge School voor de Kunsten in Utrecht), a renowned art-academie based in the Netherlands. After having experience in designing mens’ collections, Alex started working as a designer for Lee and Wrangler in Brussels, Belgium.
After 3 years, Alex decided to continue his career doing styling for photoshoots. Soon after this decision Alex ended up being fashion director for the famous mens’ magazine Squeeze, which was a big succes for many years. Alex’s signature can be described as street conscious meets sophistication and polished minimalistic luxury.
His way of styling style is remarkable because he knows how to build outfits in layers.Alex has been styling for the likes of Elle, Marie-Claire, Glamour, Red, JFK, Stijl magazine, Jackie magazine, Dutch, Ilovefake magazine, Avantgarde, Grazia and Glamcult.After working for 15 years in the European market Alex moved to New York City to expand his horizon.
Soon Alex started working for international titles like: l’Officiel NL, Fashion Inc., Vestal magazine, Fiasco magazine, Metal magazine, Bullett magazine, Surface magazine, Essential homme, August man, Vibe, The ones to watch (models.com), Schon, And men, Cosas Moda, Elle Mexico, Blank magazine, Fault Magazine, Contributor magazine, Vogue NL, L'Officiel homme, Rollacoaster, Linda magazine, Prestage, GQMexico, OffBlack, Wonderland, Essential Homme, and many others