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Stephen Jones

2020 CV


S/S collection: ‘123’

A/W collection: ‘It’s About Time!’

Launch of the Stephen Jones online shop.

SJ celebrated 40 years opening up his first shop in Covent Garden.


New York: Marc Jacobs

London: Edward Crutchley, John Alexander Skelton, JordanLuca, Matty Bovan, Ryan Lo, Wales Bonner

Milan: Port 1961

Paris: Christian Dior Haute Couture + Prêt à Porter, Dior Man, Thom Browne


The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology commissioned ‘Limo’ top hat to be displayed in the ‘Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion’ Exhibition in New York.

‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ SJ x Christian Dior archive hats displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ Exhibition at the Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai. Exhibited over 100 SJ/CD hats. Commissioned to create Swarovski masks.


SJ launches Bridal collection for Matches Fashion.

SJ designed and created a rainbow hat, with milliners from the British Hat Guild for the #StyledWithThanks Royal Ascot campaign. All hats were auctioned, and all the profits went to the charities; National Emergencies Trust, NHS Charities Together, The Care Workers’ Charity & Berkshire Foundation.

British Vogue commissioned SJ to create a durag for the May Cover, modelled by Rihanna.

SJ launched digital dress up with hats from AW20 on the app ‘Drest’.

SJ commissioned to create a Thierry Mugler ‘snake hat’ for Kylie Jenner.


SJ interviewed for ‘Creative Conversations with Suzy Menkes’ Podcast.

SJ presents a lecture, ‘The Creative Process behind Royal Ascot; Star hats to the American Women’s Society, International Women’s Group’ to the AWS members.

SJ interviewed by Bronwyn Cosgrave for the ‘Rodeo Drive’ podcast.

SJ juror for the 2020 iD International Emerging Designer Awards.

SJ interviewed by Tim Blanks for the Business of Fashion Podcast, ‘Inside Fashion: Stephen Jones’.

SJ interviewed by Victoria Moss for ‘Get UnDressed with…Stephen Jones’ podcast.

SJ juror of the Millinery Award for the ‘Fashion on Your Front Lawn’ competition at the Victoria Racing Clubs 2020 Melbourne Cup.

As part of London Hat Week, SJ was a speaker for ‘Introducing the British Hat Guild’, a panel discussion with members of the BHG.


‘Dior Hats: From Christian Dior to Stephen Jones’ / ‘Chapeaux Dior! De Christian Dior à Stephen Jones’ published by Rizzoli. Text by Stephen Jones. Exclusive Photography by Sølve Sundsbø.

‘The Rose in Fashion: Ravishing’ by Amy De La Haye

‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ by Anna Jackson