• 1973 Ms. Jil Sander launches her eponymous label with a women’s collection presentation in Hamburg

  • 1979 The first fragrance “Woman Pure” is launched

  • 1987 The women’s collection is shown in Milan for the first time

  • 1993 The first flagship store designed by Michael Gabellini opens in Paris

  • 1994 The global headquarters are established in Milan

  • 1996 The first eyewear collection is launched

  • 1997 The first menswear collection debuts at the men’s fashion week in Milan

  • 1999 Prada Group acquires the majority of JIL SANDER

  • 2000 Ms. Jil Sander resigns as the company chairwoman and leaves the role as designer

  • 2001 Milan Vukmirovic is appointed Creative Director

  • 2005 Raf Simons is appointed Creative Director

  • 2006 Prada Group sells JIL SANDER to the British private equity fund, Change Capital Partners

  • 2008 JIL SANDER is acquired by the Japanese apparel group, Onward Holdings Co. Ltd

  • 2010 JIL SANDER NAVY is launched

  • 2012 Ms. Jil Sander returns to the company as Creative Director

  • 2013The JIL BAG is launched

  • 2014Rodolfo Paglialunga is appointed Creative Director