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Jawara at Off White

“Virgil kept discussing surfers as his inspiration, so I took it a bit further and thought of what would mermaid surfers look like.” Hair stylist Jawara created the best wet look at the Mens’ shows.

Hair JAWARA
Interview JOHN WILLIAM

What was the last beautiful thing you saw?
The city of Paris.

Describe the look for Off White?
I call it wet mermaid hair.

Who or what was it inspired by?
Virgil kept discussing surfers as his inspiration, so I took it a bit further and thought of what would mermaid surfers look like.

Key products for this season?
Dyson supersonic Blow dryers, Queen For A Day by TIGI and Mr Smith dry shampoo.

Current kit hero product?
My Dyson blow dryer.

Tell us one of your favourite hair techniques we can try at home.
To create a texture set, you can lightly wet dry hair with mousse and twist or braid the hair in 5 or 6 sections, then sleep with it. In the morning when it’s pulled it will create a beautiful wave.

Do you have a favourite hair gadget?
My Dyson Paddle brush. I LOVE IT!

Have you got any fashion week rituals or traditions?
Before Every Show I have to block the world out and play “4 da Fam” by Amil very loud with my headphones in for 20 mins to prepare myself.

Fashion week survival tips?
You have to to drink LOADS of water and try to get as much sleep as you can, and I drink Ginseng.

What does the word glamour mean to you?  
Glamour means adornment and self expression through beauty.

What is your first memory of glamour?
Watching my Mother and Aunts get dressed for their concert performances…. it was very glamorous.

What is the future of glamour?
Oddities and interesting flaws that were hidden before will now be embraced in the future of glamour.

Living, dead, real or imaginary … who has the best hair-do?
A tie between Diana Ross, Amy Winehouse, and Grace Jones.