Born in Northern Ireland in 1984 J. W. Anderson studied menswear at the London College of Fashion. The Label was lanched in 2008 with a men’s collection. In 2010 JWA launched a capsule collection for women at the behest of Fans of the Menswear. According to WWD the last J.W. Anderson’s collection was sculpted into 3-D chevron pleats and puckers on stiff tops and wrap skirts that were short in back, long in front. The more engineered fabrics had a DIY finish to them.