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Karim Sadli


A Parisian London College of Communications graduate with a classic yet contemporary style, he has shot for Isabel Marant, Azzedine Alaia and British Vogue.


Fashion photographer Karim Sadli boasts an illustrious career that includes collaborations on international advertising campaigns for the likes of Balmain, Chanel, Givenchy, Hermes and Azzedine Alaïa, as well as editorials and covers for Man About Town, The Gentlewoman, 032c, The New York Times Style Magazine,  Vogue Paris, British Vogue and American Vogue.

A Parisian native, Sadli initially studied art and literature at the prestigious Paris-Sorbonne University. Moving to London shortly after his graduation, the young creative undertook a five-year degree in photography from the London College of Communication.

Currently represented by top talent agency Art + Commerce, alongside other prominent photographers such as Patrick DeMarchelier and Larry Fink, Sadli’s pared-back sets and signature minimalistic aesthetic have won him a legion of support from industry insiders and have also seen him work on a number of fashion films for Nars Cosmetics and Yves Saint Laurent accessories.


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