Dear Shaded Viewers,
The film is by Freudenthal/Verhagen and was made for Bernhard Willhelm. It’s great to watch the faces sing while standing in front of it, in a way it feels like a hologram.
Ever since the creation of his own brand in 1999 (in association with Jutta Kraus), the young man, born 33 years ago in Ulm (Wurtemberg), has created a fantastically beautiful and completely-off-the-wall universe. Bernhard Willhelm started with womenswear, a collection that premiered at the Paris fashion shows in March 1999. He created his first samples for menswear in October 2000, which he wouldn’t showcase until January 2003 within the Menswear Fashion Week.
In 1998, graduating from the Royal Academy of Antwerp, Bernhard Willhelm passed from being assistant to Walter Van Beirendonck, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood and Dirk Bikkembergs. In September 2002, he settled in Paris. Parallel to his collections, from 2002 to 2004, he’s successfully directed the italian house of Capucci where he launched their first Pr