Lucie and Luke Meier Appointed as Creative Directors of JIL SANDER
The luxury brand Jil Sander announces the appointment of Lucie and Luke Meier as creative directors after Rodolfo Pagliaunga’s departure in March this year. Lucie Meier worked at Louis Vuitton team under Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga under the direction of Nicolas Ghesquière, with Raf Simons’s at Dior as Head Designer of Women’s Haute Couture and Ready-to-Wear collections and after Simons’ departure, she took the role of Co-Creative Director at Dior. Luke has worked for 8 years as Head Designer of Supreme in New York and co-founded the menswear line OAMC.
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 Meier
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. – Alessandra Bettari, CEO