STEPHEN JONES In a career spanning more than 25 years, milliner Stephen Jones has worked with the industry's greatest designers. Considered the world's best hat maker, Central Saint Martins-educated Jones is the go-to for designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Jean Paul Gaultier. He is feted for his whimsical creations which combine a couturier-like craftsmanship with a modern touch. He is chiefly known as former Christian Dior designer John Galliano co-collaborator. A hat exhibition curated by Jones opens at New York's Bard Graduate Centre on September 15. MICHAEL HOWELLS Howells is known for his sensational ability to create sets for catwalk shows, ad campaigns and films. Fashion houses including Alexander McQueen, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton and photographers such as Mario Testino and Nick Knight have called upon the award-winning art director and production designers' services.