Karl Plewka is an internationally renowned fashion editor and stylist whose career spans over twenty years in the fashion industry. Karl began his fashion training as assistant to Vivienne Westwood and then went on to be assistant fashion editor, then fashion editor of The Observer.
In 1996, Karl was head hunted to front the fashion team at Interview magazine in New York as fashion director. Karl regularly styled shoots with photographers such as Ellen Von Unwerth, Karl Lagerfeld, Steven Klein and David LaChapelle. He also oversaw a large part of the magazine and commissioned shoots, written content, interviews and many exciting artistic collaborations.
In 2001, Karl went freelance and came back to Britain, continuing to forge a strong collaborative bond with his close friend Corinne Day. Their work featured regularly in Italian Vogue, Vogue Nipon, Vogue China, Vogue Hommes International, Raygun, i.D and Purple.
Karl has continued to enjoy all aspects of his varied position in the industry and has consulted on and styled many campaigns, commercials and shows for clients including; River Island, Hermes, H&M. Hugo Boss, Guess, Alberta Ferretti, Max Factor, Cacharel, Agent Provocateur, Triumph, French Connection, John Rocha, Julien Macdonald, Rocco Barocco, Sharon Wauchob, All Saints and David Beckham Fragrances.
Recently, Karl has been appointed editor of Beauty Papers magazine and has co-authored a book about the work of iconic make-up artist Val Garland which will be published in November 2018.