Fuse's NAMIC Award-winning series Social Fabric introduces viewers to the inspiring visions of designers and artists around the world. This week's premiere spotlights the meticulous, handcrafted work of custom fedora designers—and a V.I.P. client.
"My motto has always been 'flashy but classy,'" Hawthorne says, showing off his patterned, Dolce & Gabbana silk bomber jacket. He also rocked an Italian fedora and a pair of Star Wars Vans.
"It's all about being original and unique and standing out from the crowd. It's something that I get from my grandmother, Rita."
Below, watch Ng dive into the history of the Jamaican rude boy hat: