About Me

Hailing from a small town in North Carolina, Karl T. Payton always knew he wanted to work in the fashion industry. After completing university and a brief stint working with fashion designer Mandy Coon; he began his journey into the hair industry by assisting hair professionals during New York Fashion Week such as Odiel Gilbert and Guido Palau & Orlando Pita. After gaining such valuable experience, he branched out on his own to work with major clients & publications like Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire,  Lancôme, Laura Mercier, HBO, and many more.




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