Patrick Kafka is a former Austrian-American model born in 1989. He was signed to Q Management New York City and Stella Models at the age of 151. His early career was marked by his debut at Milan Fashion Week in 2009, where he walked for renowned brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Dsquared2, Jil Sander, Zegna, and Moschino, among others. He also had assignments for Ralph Lauren and Trussardi, and his first job was a campaign for Abercrombie & Fitch2.
Over the years, Kafka has worked with renowned fashion photographers like Arnaldo Anaya-Lucca, Sam Bassett, Inez van Lamsweerde, and Vinoodh Matadin, appearing in various men’s magazines like Flaunt, the Italian edition of L’Officiel Hommes, the Japanese edition of GQ, the Spanish version of Esquire, and the German edition of Playboy. His clients include high-fashion brands like Armani, Balmain, Diesel, Perry Ellis, Thom Browne, Roberto Cavalli, and Simon Spurr3. His work in the modeling industry earned him awards such as the 2008 Supermodel Contest in Austria and the 2011 Vienna Fashion Award as Best Model4.
Besides his modeling career, Kafka has a deep-rooted passion for motorcycles, inherited from his family of motorcycle enthusiasts5. He owns a Husqvarna Vitpilen 701, which he proudly displays in his garage, a place where he feels most comfortable and where he often holds social gatherings6. His love for motorcycles is so pronounced that he considers his motorcycle’s style a perfect match for him7.