7th July 2016
British fashion illustrator and designer, Hayden Williams, graduated from Barking & Dagenham College in 2010 with a BTEC in Fashion Design.
He has worked with Rimmel London on a global campaign with Kate Moss, collaborated with Disney and Tumblr to design a fashion-forward dream dress for today’s Cinderella. He has also collaborated with professional art suppliers Winsor & Newton to exhibit his illustrations in New York, London & Paris. More recently, Hayden has collaborated with Naomi Campbell after she personally selected his work to be featured in her recently released book with TASCHEN.
Millions of followers
Hayden is also a social media entrepreneur and has built a massive fan base of followers (including over a million followers on Instagram) who can’t get enough of his stylish illustrations of fashion icons past, present and future. Hayden’s big break was posting an illustration of pop icon, Rihanna, on Twitter. The star’s praise brought him many more followers and he got to meet the woman herself when she invited him to her concert.In with the fashion crowd
His work has since gained praise and garnered attention from more big names including Beyoncé, Oprah, Mariah Carey, the Kardashians and many others. Hayden's work has been published and featured by Vogue, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, MTV & Daily Mail.
Hayden explains his motivation,
“Women truly inspire me every day, and I love to honour them in my illustrations.”
“I genuinely love what I do and I'm so grateful to be able to do what I am passionate about as a full time career. Always be consistent and focus on perfecting your craft.”
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