Sander was born in Brunei and raised in his native Holland. He was educated at ArtEZ in Arnhem, the Netherlands and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, United Kingdom, where he graduated with a Masters Degree in 2008. His design experience
includes time spent in the ateliers of prestigious design houses in New York, Antwerp, and Paris.
Sander lives and works in New York City, USA.
He presented the debut womenswear collection for Sies Marjan during New York Fashion Week, Fall Winter 2016.
Sies Marjan is a luxury ready-to-wear label based in New York City. Designed by Dutch creative director Sander Lak, it signifies the first names of his father Sies, and his mother Marjan. Established in 2016 with an in-house atelier, Sies Marjan evokes a narrative of color, proportion, and subversive fabrication.