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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, Fashion Inc., Vestal magazine,
Fiasco magazine, Metal magazine, Bullett magazine, Surface magazine,
Essential homme, August man, GQ, Vibe, The ones to watch (models.com),
Schon, And men, Cosas Moda, Elle Mexico, Blank magazine, Fault Magazine

 

experience
- styling/art-direction
- fashion director Squeeze
- fashion director Red magazine
- fashion consultancy for WE, one of the most important clothing department stores in Europe
- consultancy for Jeroen van Tuyl, mens' designer: www.jeroenvantuyl.com
- consultancy for Score, denim chain stores in the Netherlands and Belgium

editorials
elle | marie-claire | glamour | red | jfk | stijl | jackie | dutch | Ilovefake | avantgarde | blend | glamcult | grazia

international editorials
L'Officiel | vestal | fiasco | metal | bullett | surface | essential homme | august man | cosas moda | GQ | vibe | the ones to watch | schon | and men | elle mexico | blank magazine | fault magazine

clients
WE | score | philips | bjorn borg | bart's | fellows | turnover | bijenkorf | tommy hilfiger | mexx