Stephen Jones was born in Cheshire, schooled in Liverpool and is a leading British milliner based in London.

Jones is considered one of the world’s most radical and important milliners of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. He is also one of the most prolific, having created hats for the catwalk shows of many leading couturiers and fashion designers such as John Galliano at Dior and Vivienne Westwood.

His work is known for its inventiveness and the high level of technical expertise with which he realizes his ideas.