Catherine Hayward is a London-based fashion editor, consultant and creative director. She was previously the Fashion Director of Esquire UK and style biannual, The Big Black Book and a Fashion Editor at British GQ - responsible for planning, directing, styling and producing main fashion content - in print and on-line - including main fashion shoots, covers, cover stories, fashion features, trend analysis, trend talks and social media coverage.
She is a member of the British Fashion Council's menswear committee and the BFC's NEW GEN MEN selection panel for menswear.
She is the co-author of Man About Town - a glossy history book about the evolution of men's fashion in the 20th century published by Hamlyn/Octopus
and has written regular style columns for Esquire's website.
She has dressed actors Jeremy Irvine, Daniel Craig, Paapa Essiedu and Marcelino Sambe for the red carpet.
She has contributed to The Sunday Times, The Independent, Radio 4, The Soho House Group and Harvey Nichols and has podcasted for the BFC, Oliver Spencer at Liberty, Tim Little at Grenson and Hugo Boss. Freelance projects include music video styling (Coldplay/Talk) creative directorship of young design label Baartmans and Siegel, runway styling for the St James's estate, advertising campaign styling and art directing for Pernod Ricard, Credit Suisse, Canon Cameras, Turnbull & Asser, Dunhill, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Topman and River Island plus short film costume and styling (A Nice Touch starring Dougray Scott and Paloma Faith.