JW Anderson’s AW21 Menswear Collection Is His New Year’s Resolution
Jonathan Anderson is not one for New Year’s resolutions, but after the year that shall not be named, he wanted to start 2021 with a clean slate. Who can blame him? The Irish designer continued his innovative circumnavigations of physical fashion shows by releasing a series of posters exhibiting the AW21 JW Anderson menswear collection, photographed by Juergen Teller and starring none other than legendary British actress Sophie Okonedo, whose performance as Charlotte Wells in Netflix’s Ratchet blew us all away last year. “I have spent a year of adapting to a situation that we’re all adapting to, and I was thinking no matter what happens in the pandemic, it was the first moment to start thinking about my own self and my own aesthetic,” Jonathan explained over a Zoom call. “What do I want to do for myself? How do I want to start the year? What is my New Year’s resolution within a collection? I’ve never done that with fashion.” Read more at i-D.