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Fashion designers Lucie and Luke Meier have been married for a decade—and now they’re together at the helm of the house of Jil Sander
FASHION DESIGNER Lucie Meier grew up in the Swiss Alps town of Zermatt, where her parents had settled after a nomadic life of working in hotels, her father as a chef, her mother waiting tables. There, in the shadow of the Matterhorn, world-class skiing and hiking were easily accessible. But high fashion? Not so much, she remembers. “I was up there on my alp, very far removed,” says Meier, 35, who would go on to top roles at brands like Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga. “But my mother had a good sense of fashion.” On family day trips to shop on Milan’s upscale Via Montenapoleone, her mother would buy only Jil Sander, which...