Adrian Dana is one of the contestants competing on Project Accessory. At the age of 17, he started making church hats for his mother and then eventually enrolled at Parsons School of Design as well as The American College of Applied Arts. Hailing from Baltimore, he decided to move to New York where his career took off first as part of Macy's design department before serving as Isaac Mizrahi’s personal assistant.
Aside from church hats, Adrian also specializes in Kentucky Derby hats. In fact, many of his creations have been worn by celebrities such as Kylie Minogue, Niki Taylor, the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and even Oprah Winfrey.