Backstage at JW Anderson Spring 2016

Backstage at J.W. Anderson Spring 2016

With regard to hair, “Jonathan said his girl had been to space and back since last season,” said stylist Anthony Turner, working with L’Oréal Professional.

J.W. Anderson RTW Spring 2016

J.W. Anderson RTW Spring 2016

Does a woman look more powerful in a printed top with big leg-of-mutton sleeves and printed balloon pants — or the skimpiest wire bra and a short bandage skirt? It’s all the same for Jonathan Anderson, who embraces fashion’s warp speed and dares to put all of the above on the same runway.

Backstage at JW Anderson Men's RTW Spring 2016

Backstage at J.W. Anderson Men’s Spring 2016

WWD went behind the scenes at the spring show.


J.W. Anderson Men’s RTW Spring 2016

After chewing through the Seventies and Eighties in recent seasons, London boy wonder Jonathan Anderson decided to “slow the tempo” with a more contemplative collection for spring.

JW Anderson Resort 2016

J.W. Anderson Resort 2016

To "show where inspiration comes from" Jonathan Anderson staged his resort collection in a gallery setting and offered a softer, more feminine approach than in the past.

JW Anderson RTW Fall 2015

JW Anderson RTW Fall 2015

“It’s girls having fun,” said Jonathan Anderson with a shrug backstage after his fall-winter show, a romp through the Eighties hinged on loads of Lurex.

Backstage at JW Anderson

L’Oréal Professional hair stylist Anthony Turner is behind the look of this season’s J.W. Anderson girl.

JW Anderson Men's RTW Fall 2015

JW Anderson Men’s RTW Fall 2015

Carpeting his runway venue with shreds of purple rubber, Jonathan Anderson staged a Seventies show that was inimitably his.

J.W. Anderson Pre-Fall 2015

JW Anderson Pre-Fall 2015

Jonathan Anderson channeled several abstract ideas into a pre-fall collection that put the focus on exaggerated silhouettes with a retro spin.

Backstage at JW Anderson RTW Spring 2015

Backstage at J.W. Anderson Spring 2015

Aaran de Mey, working with MAC Cosmetics for J.W. Anderson, said the goal was to “amplify a no makeup state.”