LVMH names J.W. Anderson creative director for Loewe

PARIS (Reuters) – LVMH has reached a deal with British fashion designer J.W. Anderson, appointing him creative director for its high-end handbag brand Loewe. LVMH is also taking a minority stake in J.W. Anderson’s label, the French company said in a statement. Financial terms were not disclosed. LVMH, the world’s biggest luxury goods group, already revealed last week it was investing in another budding UK label, shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood. Born in Northern Ireland, Jonathan William Anderson, 29, is known for his urban, androgynous style. …