Jil Sander Announces Lucie And Luke Meiers As New Creative Directors

BY Lauren Alexis Fisher / Apr 9 2017 / 14:06 PM

The husband-and-wife design duo's appointment is effective immediately

Jil Sander Announces Lucie And Luke Meiers As New Creative Directors
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Major changes are coming at Jil Sander. The fashion house announced the appointment of two new creative directors this morning: husband-and-wife duo Lucie and Luke Meiers.

Following Rodolfo Paglialunga's exit from the house last month, the Meiers' will take the helms at Jil Sander, effective immediately.

"We feel proud and honoured 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," the couple said in a joint release.

Lucie and Luke Meier have been appointed Creative Directors of Jil Sander. #NEU #JILSANDER

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Although this will be the first time the married couple is designing together, both come from roles at large fashion houses. Lucie formerly worked at Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga and most recently under Raf Simons at Dior, where she co-designed the collections between Simons's exit and Maria Grazia Chiuri's debut. Luke, meanwhile, was the head designer at Supreme for 8 years before starting his own menswear line, OAMC.

Their first collection together for Jil Sander will be Resort 2018, which will combine both womenswear and menswear on the runway.

Via Harper's Bazaar US