Anya Hindmarch

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Anya Hindmarch
Born 1968 (age 45–46)
Maldon, Essex, England
Occupation Fashion designer
Labels Anya Hindmarch

Anya Hindmarch MBE (born 1968[1][2]) is an English fashion accessories designer.


1978-1986 New Hall School, Chelmsford, Essex

Career to date[edit]

1987 Founded Anya Hindmarch as sole Proprietor, London
1996 Incorporated Anya Hindmarch as ASHS Ltd. Chairman, CEO & Creative Director
2011 Took role of Chairman & Chief Creative Officer following appointment of CEO James McArthur

Other Roles[edit]

Director A & A Ltd – Consultancy vehicle for British Airways
Trustee Design Museum
Trustee Royal Academy
Governor University of the Arts
Non Executive Board Member, British Fashion Council
Trustee Mothers for Children
Trade Ambassador for the UK Government
“Titan”’ for School for Creative Startups
Birthday Honours Committee Member
Mayor of London’s International Business Advisory Council (IBAC)
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1993 Opened first shop, a 1st Floor store on London’s Walton Street
1995 Opened first standalone International store
1998 Anya Hindmarch bags made permanent exhibition at the V&A
2001 Awarded Designer of the Year by British Fashion Awards
2001 Launch of Be A Bag
2004 Launch of the Anya Hindmarch ecommerce website
2006 Awarded Designer of the Year by Glamour magazine
2007 Awarded Designer of the Year by Glamour magazine
2007 Designer Brand of the Year award, British Fashion Awards
2007 ‘I am Not a Plastic Bag’ project makes headline news
2007 Began designing the gift bags for the annual Vanity Fair Oscars party (to present)
2008 Elle magazine presented Anya with an award for Outstanding Achievement
2008 Anya was made trustee of the Royal Academy
2009 Anya Hindmarch was awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in recognition for her contribution to the British fashion industry
2009 Awarded Bravery in the Face of Adversity by Luxury Briefing
2009 Nominated as one of the 25 most influential people working in Britain’s fashion industry by the British Fashion Council’s Press Committee Power List
2009 Anya is made trustee of the Design Museum
2009 The launch of Anya Hindmarch Bespoke
2010 Anya Hindmarch Bespoke won the retail award at the Conde Nast Traveller Innovation & Design Awards
2010 Appointment of James McArthur as Chief Executive Officer of ASHS Ltd, Anya Hindmarch takes role of Chairman & Chief Creative Officer.
2011 Became a UK Trade Ambassador
2011 Appointed non-executive director of the British Fashion Council
2011 Awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts by the University of Angela Ruskin
2011 Made Governor of the University of the Arts
2012 Joins Queens Birthday Honours Committee
2012 Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Award
2012 Harper’s Bazaar Business Woman of the Year Award
2012 Elle Hong Kong Talented Designer of the Year
2012 First Accessories brand to have a show devoted to handbags on schedule at London Fashion Week
2013 Opening of new New York Flagship, 795 Madison Avenue
2014 Joins Mayor of London’s International Business Advisory Council

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