JW Anderson designer named trustee of V&A museum board

Jonathan Anderson, best known for his men’s and womenswear label JW
Anderson, has been appointed to a trustee position on the board of
London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. Along with two others, Anderson was
appointed by Prime Minister Theresa May for a four-year term.

Anderson launched menswear under the JW Anderson label in 2008,
before expanding to womenswear two years later. He currently serves as
creative director to the label, as well as working under the same
title for Spanish luxury brand Loewe, a position he has held since

The British fashion designer has been a supporter of the arts
throughout his career. He founded the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize in
2016 to award contemporary craft. The following year, Anderson curated
an exhibition of drawing and sculptures at the Hepworth Wakefield in


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