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We look our best in subdued colors, sophisticated cuts, and a general air of sleek understatement. ---->>>

I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity. ---->>>

Life is full of challenges and surprises. ---->>>

I think there is always a need for pure design. With pure design, you don't need so much decoration.

I think there is always a need for pure design. With pure design, you don't need so much decoration.

I am convinced that you don't need to spend a fortune to look like a million. ---->>>

I feel that things happen for a reason and open up new opportunities. ---->>>

My approach has always been rather sensual. ---->>>

The apparent pointlessness of fashion may be just what makes it so strong as a zeitgeist sensor. Even I, a designer, do not know why a certain proportion feels dated or why another one feels exciting at a given moment. I leave that to the cultural historians and theorists. ---->>>

One glass of water doesn't equal another. One may just appease the thirst, the other you may enjoy thoroughly. In Japan, people know about this difference. ---->>>

If I had the power, I would ban leggings. ---->>>

Initially, it was the unpractical in fashion that brought me to design my own line. I felt that it was much more attractive to cut clothes with respect for the living, three-dimensional body rather than to cover the body with decorative ideas. ---->>>

The '90s were extremely diverse, almost like a laboratory of the new century. There was much experimenting around, in politics, economics, gender and family structures, and also in fashion. There was a cloud of possibilities which kept us all dizzy. ---->>>

If you cut a painter's hands off, he'd still feel the urge to pick up a brush. ---->>>

It may sound ambitious, but I really hope that modern design will spread all around the globe. ---->>>

The market is like a language, and you have to be able to understand what they're saying. ---->>>

I sometimes feel that a pattern is almost a fashion statement in itself. ---->>>

It is not easy to dress well. ---->>>

Even as a child, I told my whole family how to improve their looks. ---->>>

I feel very strongly that clothes that fit well make a person feel better. It's maybe half the value of the merchandise. ---->>>

I have a lot of fantasy. ---->>>

You don't have to pay more to have a great form. ---->>>

I try as much as possible to give you a great basic product and what comes out, I feel, is really amazing. ---->>>

I'm not a gambler. ---->>>

In the end, you can' t talk to everyone. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: 11-27, 1943
Birthplace: Wesselburen, Germany
Occupation: Designer

Heidemarie Jiline "Jil" Sander (German pronunciation: [dʒɪl ˈzandər]; born 27 November 1943 in Wesselburen) is a minimalist German fashion designer and the founder of the Jil Sander fashion house.(wikipedia)