Anya Hindmarch is an English fashion accessories designer from Essex, England. At 19, she opened a small shop in Walton Street, London. Her early products reflect Italian influences. Over time her British roots became more apparent in her designs, which, coupled with her high regard for outstanding workmanship resulted in her being commissioned to design for various brands: British Airways, Vanity Fair, Selfridges. She also won the award from Glamour for Designer of the year for 2006.