Carp skin and black swarovski crystal veil hat by Justin Smith Esquire
Justin Smith (b. Exeter, 1978) worked for five years at Toni & Guy working his way to Creative Director. In 2000 he moved on to establish his own highly successful, exclusive hairdressing salon in central London known as And People Like Us. Justin began designing and making hats in 2000 while undertaking part-time millinery training. In 2005 he earned a distinction on the HNC Millinery course at Kensington and Chelsea College and in June 2007, completed a two-year MA in Millinery from London's Royal College of Art, at which his graduation show earned much critical attention. Since graduating, Justin has been awarded the iD styling award and the Maria Louisa award. He has also collaborated with a host of designers including Aminaka Wilmont, Moschino, Manish Arora, Reem and Aganovich to name but a few. This wonderfully chic carp skin and black swarovski crystal veil hat has been created exclusively for 20ltd and is available in only 3 editions.