A palette cleanser, a reality check, a bright new beginning. That’s how
The other reality is that despite being nominally men’s and women’s collections, the result is genderless as Anderson focused on big, clownish shapes and fruit and vegetable imagery inspired by Dutch still lives. The playful posters – Okendedo and co pose with giant gourds, handsome cauliflowers and red peppers – put Anderson’s crafty instincts on display. A crocheted radish on a sweater, a hoodie knitted on gargantuan needles, a check coat veiled in silver sequins all suggested a bonkers take on homespun.
As well as the fantastic silhouettes, there’s an appealing eccentricity to everything JW Anderson does. Throw in a winning way with accessories (his baguette-toe loafers, felted shoppers and squishy
Photography by Juergen Teller.