Longtime fashion client PETAR PETROV trusted in the expertise of Jork WEISMANN c/o AK/KRUSE to create powerful imagery in times of lockdown. In his countryside home in Gmunden, Austria, he created a digital campaign including moving images with his beautiful wife, model and artist Michaela Schwarz-Weismann modeling Petar’s exquisite designs.
And Jork loved to team up with his favorite ‘Kunzes’, model Veronika Kunz and make-up artist Stephanie Kunz for Petar Petrov’s S/S 2020 collection.
When MYTHERESA Men asked still life photographer Stephan ABRY to shoot their ‘Catch of the Day’ campaign, he teamed up with Art Buyer/Producer Claudia Bußjäger to find a star-studded culinary location to stage it. The client chose to work with his creative companion Winnie PLACZKO (stylist, consultant and also c/o AK/KRUSE) to style the products and sets resulting in a bespoke digital campaign. GoSee: mytheresa.com
Once more, stylist Christian STEMMLER c/o AK/KRUSE is shaping fashion label GOETZE’S image by consulting and styling their S/S 2020 campaign in California with photographer Davit Giorgadze. The label was founded back in 2011 by designer Sissi Goetze following her graduation from London’s famous Central Saint Martins. Pieces from GOETZE are available from the brand’s online shop and specialist retailers such as Voo. GoSee: goetze.xyz
CR Men turned to menswear specialist Christian Stemmler to style their cover story with musician The Weeknd as the model. This production took him to California where photos were shot by Davit Giorgadze. Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February, 1990), known professionally as The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer. The Weeknd has won three Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards, nine Juno Awards, and has been nominated for an Academy Award. GoSee: theweeknd.com
The intention and special connection Christian STEMMLER c/o AK/KRUSE has with his subjects is famed in the fashion business. Carine Roitfeld asked him once more to style a power women story for her magazine CR Fashion Book in New York City.
This time, he quote “felt honored” to work with the late former federal prosecutor and law professor Deborah Anne Batts (13 April 13, 1947, – 3 February, 2020). She was elevated to U.S. District Judge in Manhattan in 1994, becoming the first openly gay African American Judge ever.
Supermodels Alek Wek, Carolyn Murphy and Missy Raider, actress and politician Cynthia Nixon, and beautiful construction worker Fanta where among the many powerful women who were styled by him for this emotional and special assignment. The series was staged by photographer Davit Giorgadze.
AK/KRUSE: “ When asked by The Lissome to reveal her longest-lasting, most treasured, and most cared for item in her closet, Sabrina answered with a picture of a crocheted shawl passed on to her by her mother on her daughters skin. Proving not only her talent in making the best out of challenging situations, but also the ability to create delicate images in tough times, beauty, fashion and portrait specialist Sabrina Theissen shot this series with her daughter while isolated in Berlin…”
Working between Paris and Hamburg for over 25 years, still life photographer Stephan ABRY c/o AK/KRUSE didn’t stand still in times of lockdown and brings out the beauty of flowers and vegetables in his studio in Hamburg.