Black Sheep


new york / united states


Hochschule Pforzheim University

Graduation year


Sylvia has been an internationally renowned fashion stylist, costume designer and consultant for celebrities, films and design houses. After graduating with a Masters Degree in Fashion and Fine Art in Germany, she was invited to work for German Vogue,which led her to New York and a future in the Fashion and Advertising world.
She is known for her elegant, refined and sophisticated eye for style, which she has developed through her years as a staple in the fashion industry.
Celebrities like Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Patti LuPone and Audra McDonald often consult her to style their appearances on prominent Award Shows or Album Covers. She has contributed to magazines like GQ, Details, Surface, VOGUE Goielli and VOGUE Pelle as well as MEN’S HEALTH, to name a few.
What makes Sylvia so unique, is her passionate approach, attention to detail and her ability to move within the worlds highest levels of creativity with ease and integrity. She has worked on a variety of high profile advertising campaigns, among them Kenneth Cole, American Eagle, AMC/MadMan, Dove, Toyota, Swatch, T-Mobile and worked closely with designers on their fashion shows. Sylvia has a particular passion for design, having designed several feature films as well as theatre plays, and has recently got accepted to LocalUSA829 as a costume designer. She has worked with renowned photographers such as AORTA, Achim Lippoth, Roe Etheridge, MaryEllen Mark, Marc Abrahams and many more.
The timeless elegance in her work while remaining utterly modern and forward-looking, result in an instinctive expression of style that is effortless, chic and lasting.
The multifaceted spectrum of creative platforms, Sylvia engages in, range from directing and editing documentaries and short films to the creative direction of photo shoots and latest her most proud endeavor, ANDERST, her boutique clothing line.

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