Welcome to the April 2013 newsletter of Biki John, 2nd Fashion Editor of KALTBLUT magazine. This Newsletter aims at keeping you updated with Biki’s most recent work and highlights the various brands she has worked with recently.
In January 2013, Biki was chosen to be Head Stylist of Africa Fashion Day Berlin (AFDB), A/W 13 . Intent on being one of the pioneers making African and African inspired fashion global, Biki was very proud to be part of this event, which was the first of its kind in Berlin. AFDB was held as part of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and took place in the prestigious Adlon Hotel. AFDB was attended by notable German as well as international press, most notably-Vogue Italia.
Biki John also became the 2nd Fashion Editor of KALTBLUT magazine; a fashion, beauty, music and lifestyle international magazine which is based in Berlin, Germany. KALTBLUT is published quarterly, and is stocked in cities like London, Paris, Germany, Italy and Amsterdam. For Kaltblut’s current print issue-‘The North’- Biki had the opportunity to work with Berlin-based photographer, Mika Ceron (whose clients include Nike, Sony Walkman, EMI and Quicksilver). For this story, Biki John used menswear labels like Marc Stone and womenswear high fashion brands like Augustine Teboul and Dawid Tomaszweski.
She also worked with Berlin-based photographer Bernhard Musil (whose clients include MTV, Maxfactor, Levi’s and Adidas) on a music shoot that featured exciting newcomers, The Echo Vamper. In order to create the theatrical look seen below, Biki worked with brands such as Très Bonjour and Moga E Mago. Also read her exclusive interview with the band that is being heralded by Dazed & Confused as, The Band to Watch.
As 2nd Fashion Editor of KALTBLUT, Biki John is also a writer, the recent ‘The North’ issue features an in-depth article on London based Womenswear designer, Anna Gregory.
Finally Biki John’s highlighted stylist work can be seen in Luanne Mclean’s debut fashion book- Contemporary Fashion Stylists. The book features entertaining and insightful interviews (and images) with over 20 diverse and international stylists (whose Clients List include EMI, Sony, Nicki Minaj and Usher). The book can be bought in most Waterstones bookstore (UK) and select independent book stores. Contemporary Fashion Stylists can also be bought online via Amazon.
If you would like to contact Biki for any upcoming or future projects or you want to see more of her work, please go to www.bikijohn.com.