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Byline: WWD STAFF
Industry Thoughts on Sander Move
Jil Sander's return to her namesake label generated reactions ranging from enthusiasm to wait and see. Here's what retailers and editors had to say:
Christiane Arp, editor in chief of Vogue Germany: "There's not a lot of fashion like Sander's out there at the moment. I think the success of Celine, for example, is that the fashion on the runway is so close to what women want and that's what Jil did. She made fashion that women wanted to wear. And I think the lines of people waiting outside Uniqlo showed there's still a fascination for fashion from Jil Sander."
Ron Frasch, president and chief merchandising officer, Saks Fifth Avenue: "I think it's exciting. She's an enormous talent. To bring her vision back to her …