London based since 2006, Canadian born hairstylist Michael Harding began his session career in 2013. Drawing on documentary photography, his work embodies subtle nuances found in seminal imagery – the little details that give authenticity to the characters identity being captured. He says: “I have always wanted my work to show a sincerity for the subject so I take careful consideration in my creative approach.”
In 2020 Co-Founder Michael Harding launched printed publication Altered States, a platform showcasing the most cutting edge artists working in fashion. Michael is currently the Creative Director / Editor in Chief while maintaining a strong focus on his session hairstyling career.
Clients include: Adidas,Balenciaga, Berluti, Chanel, Cos, Jacquemus, Jo Malone, Fendi, Gucci, Levis, Paul Smith, Ralph Lauren, Valentino, Zara, Acne Paper, Altered States, Another, Dazed, i-D, Dust, Fantastic Man, Gentlewoman, Vogue.
Some of Michael’s collaborators include: Alastair Mckimm, Alasdair Mclellan, Bruno Staub, Casper Sejersen, Eliza Conlon, Ellie Grace Cumming, Emily Lipson, Felicity Ingram, Gabriel Moses, Ian Kenneth Bird, Julian Ganio, Karim Sadli, Lola & Pani, Matthew Josephs, Ola Ebiti, Raphael Hirsch, Robbie Spencer, Samuel Bradley, Scott Trindle.