German designer Jil Sander launched her eponymous collection in Hamburg, Germany in 1968. Since then, the brand has been obtained by the Prada group and has garnered an international following. The label is best known for its empowering female silhouettes, created by clean lines. color is kept minimal but shape is experimented with to embolden the wearer. The footwear range takes on an architectural feel, with cut-out detailing, metallic sheens and pumps that teeter on a sculptured platform.