About Jonathan Saunders

Jonathan Saunders joined Diane von Furstenberg as the brand’s first Chief Creative Officer in May 2016, and is responsible for the overall creative direction. Prior to joining DVF, Saunders operated his eponymous womenswear label for over 12 years that established him as one of London’s design luminaries. Over the course of his design career, Saunders has become known for innovation, craftsmanship and his creative use of print, pattern and color. His inspired understanding of fashion has also resulted in collaborations with dancers, artists and interiors companies alike. Past honors include the 2012 British Fashion Council/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, and the 2012 British Fashion Award in Emerging Talent – Menswear. Born in Scotland, Saunders graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1999 with a BA in Printed Textiles, going on to graduate from Central Saint Martins in 2002 with an MA with distinction in Printed Textiles.