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Robert Rabensteiner

Fashion Editor

The editor has won praise for leading a men’s fashion magazine where others have failed, and for his polished yet casual style.


Stylist and former fashion editor-at-large of L’Uomo Vogue, Robert Rabensteiner is seen as one of the most influential figures within the menswear sector, having regularly consulted on creative direction for brands such as Roberto Cavalli , Moncler and Trussadi.

With his trademark eclectic and gentlemanly aesthetic, Rabensteiner has been a regular feature on influential style blogs such as The Sartorialist and Tommy Ton and has appeared in advertising campaigns for MP Massimo Piombo and editorial shoots for Purple magazine and Mr. Porter. In May 2013, the Milan based stylist was named as one of the 50 most stylish men in media by leading menswear art and style website, Complex.

Inspired by classical films and the works of Oscar winning Italian director Luchino Visconti, Rabensteiner’s is renowned for its dreamy cinematic tone and insouciant elegance. Having worked alongside legendary photographers such as Deborah Turbeville, Juergen Teller , Nathanial Goldberg and Pierpaolo Ferrari, the former art history student and lecturer has styled editorials for L’Uomo Vogue with notable stars such as Jeremy Irons, Duran Duran, Daft Punk and Viggo Mortenson. Rabensteiner regularly styles editorials for publications such as Vogue ItaliaPurple Fashion and the T magazine. 


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