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The Meiers Duo

Taking Over Jil Sander

The minimalist German fashion house Jil Sander named the husband-and-wife duo Lucie & Luke Meier as new creative directors of the brand.

The Meiers Duo

Taking Over Jil Sander

Ondrej Navratil

April, 10th 2017

The Meiers Duo

Taking Over Jil Sander

The luxury brand JIL SANDER announces the appointment of Lucie and Luke Meier as Creative Directors with immediate effect. The Women’s Spring/Summer 2018 Collection will be the first one created by the designers for the brand.

Ondrej Navratil

Ondrej Navratil

April, 10th 2017

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Lucie Meier was born in Switzerland to an Austrian mother and a German father. After studying fashion marketing in Florence and fashion design in Paris, she joined the Louis Vuitton team under Marc Jacobs and, after 5 years, departed for Balenciaga and worked under the direction of Nicolas Ghesquière. She was later chosen by Raf Simons to join his team at Dior as Head Designer of Women’s Haute Couture and Ready-to-Wear collections. After Simons’ departure, she took the role of Co-Creative Director at Dior and led the development of 5 collections in this role.

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Luke Meier was born in Canada to an English mother and a Swiss father. He accomplished his studies in finance and international business at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and he continued his studies in business policy at the Oxford University in the UK. He later moved to New York City where he attended FIT. He met James Jebbia, and subsequently worked for 8 years as Head Designer of Supreme in New York. Following his position at Supreme he co-founded the menswear line OAMC that is now distributed in more than 100 of the best selected stores in the world.

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“We feel proud and honored to join this beautiful brand. To be able to work on this side by side makes this opportunity even more special to us. We hope to show the affection we have for this brand through our work, as Jil Sander has had such a profound influence on our paths”

"Lucie and Luke possess an intimate connection and a deep understanding of the brand. They hold a vision which is modern, cohesive, and in touch with what is relevant now and they beautifully combine it with a subtle sensibility for fabrics, garment construction, and detail definition. I expect the creation of very clever collections and a world to be inspired by", has stated Alessandra Bettari, CEO of the brand, owned by Onward Luxury Group spa (subsidiary of Japanese Company Onward Holdings co Ltdowned).

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