Born and raised in London, Paul Donovan works as an International Session Hair stylist and male grooming.
After completing his BA (Hons) in Fashion Media at University of the Creative Arts, he started working within the fashion industry, after few years Paul then decided to pursue his other passion of hair. This move took him back into the salon. Whist training, he began assisting at the London Fashion Week events. By the time Paul completed his training as stylist and colourist on the salon floor, he was assisting at international shows from New York to Paris. Joining Bumble & Bumble team in New York in the late 00’s, then went onto assisting great hair icon Sam McKnight.
In 2014 Paul joined the CLM Agency, where he strived forward working on high profile fashion editorials, runway, celebrity talent, music and commercial advertising campaigns. After the agency took the decision to close the hair and make up division last year, Paul is now representing himself.
Behind the Blinds, Dazed (UK, JP), Esquire (UK), Flaunt, GQ (UK, CHN, IT, TR, RU), GQ Style, Glass, Glass Man, Harpers Bazaar (UK, USA, SB, RU, ES), Hero, Hunger, L’Officiel (IT, MX, CH), L’Officiel Hommes, L’Uomo, Man About Town, Manifesto Magazine, Rollacoaster, Rolling Stone (UK), PORT, Puss Puss, ST Style, Vanity Fair (ES, USA, IT), Violet Book, Vogue (UK, TW, IT, IN, RU, USA), Wonderland
Adidas, Ben Sherman, Bimba y Lola, Burberry, Charlotte Olympia, Chanel, Clynol, Coco De Mer, Edeline Lee, Genny, Hackett, Hogan, Jenny Packham, Jimmy Choo, Jo Malone, John Lewis, Louis Vuitton, Markus Lupfer, Matches, Max Factor, Maybelline, McQ, Mr Porter, Mulberry, Net A Porter, Rimmel, Roland Mouret, Selfridges, Schuh, Tommy Hilfiger, Thomas Pink, Ugg, Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood, V05, Zandra Rhodes, Zalando Beauty, Zara to name a few.
Callum Turner, Cat Power, Charli XCX, Ciara, David Downton, Declan J Donovan, Diplo, Douglas Booth, Edward Blueme, Emma Corrin, Fionn O’Shea, George Russell, Gwendoline Christie, Indira Varma, Jack Savoretti, Jamie Dornan, Jasmine Thomson, Jenna Coleman, Jenson Button, Jess Glynne, Jo Cole, Joe Alwyn, John Boyega, Gizzi Erskine, Kelly MacDonald, Louis Theroux, Luke Treadaway, Sir Michael Caine, Paul Weller, Raff Law, Rita Ora, Robert De Niro
Paul Donovan is based in London, although frequently traveling with work.