Luke and Lucie Meier look at the big picture, putting their work into a wider context; the vision for Jil Sander they’re bringing about is definitely intelligent and considerate.
Tailoring, always a strong point at Jil Sander, was given a soft edge and a sense of functional purpose; even when close to the body, shapes were kept light and nonrestrictive, cut loose with sharp precision. An artisanal finish in the choice of textures gave substance to the sensuous flair of shell overcoats, loose egg-shaped jackets or blazers with detachable bibs, and feminine corsets zippered on the inside.
“Luxury has to do with feeling good in your clothes and in your personality,” said Lucie. “It’s also about empowerment, which only comes through confidence and ease.”