London based since 2006, Canadian born hairstylist Michael Harding began his session career in 2013. Drawing on documentary photography, his work embodies subtle nuances of imperfections 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, Arket, Agolde, Balenciaga, Berluti, Chanel, Citizens of Humanity, Cos, Dunhill, Jacquemus, Jimmy Choo, Jo Malone, Fendi, Gucci, Levis, Paul Smith, Loewe, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Valentino, Zara, Acne Paper, Altered States, Another, Arena Homme+, Another Man, Dazed, i-D, Dust, Fantastic Man, Gentlewoman, Vogue.

Some of Michael’s collaborators include: Alastair Mckimm, Alasdair Mclellan, Adam Peter Johnson, Alessio Bolzoni, Bruno Staub, Casper Sejersen, Casper Kofi, Eliza Conlon, Ellie Grace Cumming, Emily Lipson, Felicity Ingram, Gabriel Moses, Julian Ganio, Karim Sadli, Lola & Pani, Matthew Josephs, Ola Ebiti, Pascal Gambarte, Raphael Hirsch, Robbie Spencer, Samuel Bradley, Scott Trindle, Timur Celikdag.