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, Jacquemus, 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, Bruno Staub, Casper Sejersen, David Bradshaw, Eliza Conlon, Ellie Grace Cumming, Emily Lipson, Felicity Ingram, Gabriel Moses, Julian Ganio, Karim Sadli, Lola & Pani, Matthew Josephs, Ola Ebiti, Lola & Pani, Raphael Hirsch, Robbie Spencer, Samuel Bradley, Scott Trindle, Timur Celikdag.