George Hammer is a British beauty and hospitality entrepreneur, founder of the Urban Retreat brand with its flagship at Harrods and known for having partnered with and introduced many internationally famous brands to the UK.
He is chairman of the London School of Beauty and Makeup and chairs the UK's "Beauty Apprenticeship trailblazer". His "One Events" business has venues in London's West End.
In October 2017 Hammer launched ‘The Wedding Gallery’, a luxury wedding retail, planning and inspiration destination. The 20,000sq ft venue has been designed over two floors and is located at Marylebone One Marylebone in London. This new concept has been labelled as ‘the world’s first luxury wedding department store’ by Harper’s Bazaar.
Website: Urban Retreat