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Guido Maria Kretschmer for Essen

Guido Maria Kretschmer was born in spring on 11.05.1965. So he spends his early childhood in the 1960s and grows up in the 1970s. He was born in Münster and thus near Essen. He is a German fashion designer, known among other things from the TV show “Shopping Queen”. After two semesters of medical studies he started his design career on Ibiza. In 1987 Kretschmer won his first big tender and founded the company “GMK by pepper” with headquarters in Münster and Palma de Mallorca as well as the two fashion labels “Guido Maria Kretschmer Corporate Fashion”.


Wolfgang Joop for Berlin

Wolfgang Joop is a German and internationally active and successful fashion designer who founded the fashion company JOOP named after him. Together with Karl Lagerfeld and Jil Sander, he is considered the most successful German in this industry. Joop was born in Potsdam near Berlin, the son of Gerhard and Charlotte Joop. He grew up on his grandparents’ farm, Gut Bornstedt, near Sanssouci Park, until the family moved to Braunschweig in 1954. He is also known from the German TV show “Germanys next Topmodel”, where he is a judge alongside Heidi Klum and Thomas Hayo.


Marika Kilius for Frankfurt am Main

Marika Kilius is one of the most successful German figure skaters. She was considered the dream team of figure skating from the end of the 1950s together with Hans-Jürgen Bäumler. She was also successful in her short recording career. Marika Kilius was born on March 24 in Frankfurt am Main. She was born in 1943 at the time of National Socialism and the Second World War. She experienced her childhood and youth in the 1940s and 1950s.


Rudolph Moshammer for Munich

Rudolph Hans Albert Moshammer was born in Munich on 27 September 1940.
He was a German fashion designer, author and the owner of a boutique in Munich’s Maximilianstraße. Moshammer became known nationwide from the 1980s onwards due to his unusual public appearance. He almost always showed himself with his Yorkshire Terrier Daisy. After attending elementary school on Herrnstraße and training as a retail salesman, Moshammer began selling fashion in the 1960s. His boutique “Carnaval de Venise”, founded in 1968, was very successful. He quickly made a name for himself in the fashion scene with his business.


Sami Khedira for Stuttgart

Sami Khedira was born on 4 April 1987 in Stuttgart, Germany, and is a German footballer with VfB Stuttgart, Real Madrid and the German national team. In 2011, the media first reported a relationship with model Lena Gerke, and in May 2012 an engagement. Lena Gercke, until then living in Berlin and New York City, has since lived mainly with Khedira near Madrid.


Lena Meyer-Landrut for Hanover

Lena Meyer-Landrut is a German singer who won the music competition in 2011 by winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo with the song “Satellite”. In 2011, she competed again with the song Taken by a Stranger, finishing in tenth place. Since the release of her first album, she has performed as Lena.She was born on May 23, 1991, in Hanover, Germany. She was born in 1991 in the newly reunited Germany.


Bill Kaulitz for Leipzig

Bill Kaulitz was born on 01 September 1989 in Leipzig. He is a German pop singer, voice actor and also a model. He became known as the lead singer of the band Tokio Hotel. Bill Kaulitz grew up together with his identical twin brother Tom in Leipzig. Bill and Tom Kaulitz showed a keen interest in music from an early age, according to their own accounts they began writing their own songs at the age of seven. With the title Durch den Monsun (Through the Monsoon), released in 2005, and the accompanying album Schrei (Scream), Tokio Hotel, as the band was now known, achieved this breakthrough. Since November 2008, a wax figure of the singer has been on display at Madame Tussauds in Berlin. At 19 years old at the time, he was the youngest artist to receive this honor.


Toni Garrn for Hamburg

Toni Garrn is a German model and was born on July 07, 1992 in Hamburg.
She grew up in Hamburg, London and Athens. She was discovered as a model in Hamburg at a fan festival for the 2006 World Cup. Her international breakthrough followed in 2007 when she was booked exclusively for Calvin Klein. After graduating from high school, she also took up residence in New York to work professionally as a model. Toni Garrn was in a relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio from mid-2013 to December 2014.

In the fall of 2008, Garrn was booked for 54 fashion shows at collection premieres in Milan, Paris and New York. In November 2011, she walked for the first time for Victoria’s Secret at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York.


Claudia Schiffer for Düsseldorf

Claudia Schiffer is a German model and was born on August 25, 1970 in Düsseldorf. Schiffer grew up with three younger siblings in Rheinberg on the Lower Rhine. At that time she wanted to become a lawyer in her father’s law firm. However, she discarded her plans to study law. She was discovered in the discotheque Checker’s, which has your location in Düsseldorf by Michel Levaton, the managing director of the model agency Metropolitan. Schiffer was then invited to Paris for a test shoot, which was followed by a photo series photographed by Ellen von Unwerth for Elle magazine. Schiffer achieved her first attention with a photo series for the brand Guess Jeans. Claudia Schiffer was engaged to US magician David Copperfield for two years.


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