After Cairo had given Sven everything he could ask for, he moved to Spain, for multiple reasons. Several of his Camarilla allies were in Spain at the time. He'd also been encouraged to start selling weapons to the Spanish Rebels. This time was very fruitful, as he rode his families coat tails. He was the face man for the family business, but every chance he had, he'd disappear and start studying another form of art, trying to find what it was he loved.
While getting a suit fitted in 1810, Sven had a very fruitful conversation with a brilliant tailor that had worked in the business for nearly five decades. The mortal took a liking to Sven, and agreed to teach him everything he knew. Sven ghouled the old man, and spent the next 30 years studying fashion in secret, as Sven feared that his masculine sire would feel shame for his childes curiosity in Fashion. By the time the Spanish Revolution had begun, Sven was a great Tailor in his own right. He began exploring fashion outside of tailoring, but always had a knack for a good suit.
Helped fuel the Spanish rebellion by giving money and guns. This was his first major positive interaction with the Camarilla.