One of the industry’s burgeoning icons, editorial hairstylist Jawara Wauchope (known professionally as Jawara) is the man behind some of the fashion (and celebrity) spheres’ most trailblazing moments; his unbridled passion, creative vision and technical dexterity manifesting across the realms of runway, red carpet and session styling alike.
Born in Brooklyn, and raised in Jamaica, Jawara credits his disruptive take on hair and beauty to his dynamic cultural background; a unique (and welcome) vision that continues to propel the young talent to new and unforeseen heights of creativity. And he’s only getting started.
Hairstylist to some of the biggest names in music (think Cardi B and Solange Knowles – to name a few), Jawara splits his time between NYC and London, sharing his remarkable talent across a string of editorial pages, fashion houses and digital platforms alike. Here we trace 7 of Jawara’s most inspired moments; from the Met Gala to NYFW and beyond.