Jil Sander is a successful German designer, born in 1943 and a graduate in textiles.
She moved to the United States for 2 years following University where she worked on a German fashion magazine. This fuelled her appetite for the industry.
In 1967 back in Germany, she opened her first shop selling among other things, Thierry Mugle pieces.
In 1973 she began to design her own clothing focusing on womens clothing made of sharp lines and business cuts.
What followed were a string of successes that saw her Brand travel to the United States, Tokyo, Milan and Paris.
In 1999 Prada bought a 75% share in her business but the relationship wasn’t to work out. So she quit.
In 2003 she returned and is once again carrying the Jil Sander brand to new Heights.