Saturday 17th September

| BY 10Magazine

PORTRAIT OF THE DESIGNER: JW ANDERSON

FROM THE VAULT (SUMMER 2011)

NAME: Jonathan Anderson

AGE: 26.

OCCUPATION: designer.

CURRENT EMPLOYER: JW Anderson/Sunspel.

FIRST JOB IN FASHION?

 “Prada VM.”

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO GET TO THE TOP OF THE TREE?

 “Selling your soul and getting a lot of splinters.”

FASHION IS…

 “Schizophrenic and a bit like espionage.”

ARE YOU/WERE YOU A JUVENILE DELINQUENT?

“Only in Washington DC.”

ARE YOU A SMOKY SOMETHIN’?

 “Sixty a day – reds.”

HOW MANY LICKS DOES IT TAKE TO GET TO THE CENTRE OF IT?

“Depends how long you can cope with me.”

IF YOU COULD BE A SUPERHERO, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU BE AND WHY?

“A manga superhero, because they look good.”

WHAT’S VULGAR?

“Taste.”

HAVE YOU EVER BANNED ANYONE FROM YOUR SHOW BECAUSE OF A BAD REVIEW? WOULD YOU?

“I think it’s a big trend at the moment.”

HOW PRETENTIOUS ARE YOU ON A SCALE OF 1-10?

“Woah, 10… +10 +10 + 10.”

www.j-w-anderson.com

by Natalie Dembinska