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Stephen Jones

2021 CV

S/S collection: ‘Analogue Fairydust’

A/W collection: ‘French Kiss’

SJ celebrated 25 years as Creative Director of hats at Christian Dior.


London: Edward Crutchley, John Alexander Skelton

Paris : AZ Factory, Christian Dior Haute Couture + Prêt à Porter, Dior Man, Dior x Sacai, Louis Vuitton, Schiaparelli Haute Couture + Prêt à Porter


SJ portrait by Mary McCartney exhibited at ‘Studio 7 by Cartier’ Saatchi Gallery, London.

‘Favourite’ & ‘Cecily’ SJ archive hats exhibited at the ‘Cecil Beaton: Celebrating Celebrity’ Exhibition Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire.

SJ archive hats, SJ portrait by Annie Leibovitz ‘Alice in Wonderland’ American Vogue shoot & SJ exhibited at ‘Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser’ Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu; Brooklyn Museum, New York & M7 Museum, Doha; exhibited over 100 SJ/CD hats.

SJ created over 130 head signs for the exhibition ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,’ The Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

SJ x Thierry Mugler archive hats in ‘Thierry Mugler: Couturissme’ at the Musée des Art Décoratifs, Paris.


SJ created an Instagram filter, ‘Kiss my Rose’ for the British Hat Guild, to coincide with the Digital Royal Chelsea Flower Show.

SJ created four hats for the Beatles statues inspired by their songs, ‘Help!’, ‘Penny Lane’, ‘Here comes the Sun’, and ‘Yellow Submarine’ at the Pier Head, Liverpool; commissioned by Culture Liverpool. SJ interviewed and filmed for the documentary ‘Statues: Redressed’ on Sky Arts. The hats were then accessed by the Museum of Liverpool.

SJ created an embroidered beanie for Rihanna for the MET Gala, ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion’, New York.

SJ created a tricorn, trimmed with 18th century Meissen porcelain in collaboration with Bouke de Vries for London Craft Week exhibition, ‘Unveiled – The Meissen Edition’ hosted by Thomas Goode, London.

SJ collaborated with Dries Van Noten to design a headdress for the Alber Elbaz tribute fashion show, Paris.


‘Beaton. Dior & Jones at Blenheim’ in conversation with curator Antonia Keaney.

SJ ‘Patron’s Pick’ for the Millinery Association of Australia Design Award.

‘Dior Presents: Queer Impact in fashion with special guest Stephen Jones’ for Pride Week New York Q&A with Xavier Dolan.

‘In conversation with Stephen Jones’ Front Row to Front Bench podcast.

SJ interviewed ‘Fashion at Central Saint Martins: Finding Inspiration and Ideas’ podcast.

SJ on the selection committee of NEWGen Accessories, an initiative supported by the British Fashion Council.

SJ interviewed for ‘Fash-ON Fash-OFF’ i-D Magazine podcast.

SJ guest of honour and in conversation at the Austin, Texas Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival, for the premiere of the screening ‘Blitzed: The 80s Blitz Kids Story’.

SJ judge of Millinery award of Myer’s competition ‘Fashion on your Front Lawn’ for the Melbourne Cup, Australia.

SJ in conversation ‘Dior Hats; from Christian Dior to Stephen Jones’ at M7, Doha.

SJ in conversation with Oriole Cullen ‘Dior Hats: From Christian Dior to Stephen Jones’ virtual talk for the Costume Council: Chicago History Museum.


‘Thierry Mugler: Couturissme’ by Thierry-Maxime Loriot

‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ by Anne Pasternak

‘E/MOTION. Fashion in Transition’ by Alistair O’Neill, Caroline Evans and Kaat Debo

‘Fashion. The MoMu collection – Antwerp’ by Kaat Debo

‘The Dior Sessions: Dior Men by Kim Jones’ by Kim Jones