The following feature appears in the August 2017 issue of NYLON.
Daniel Corrigan and Chelsea Hansford take the meaning of global design to the next level.
For their brand, Simon Miller, they produce denim pieces in Los Angeles and Japan, make accessories in Italy, and they draw inspiration from vintage shopping in Paris. Not to mention, the pair live on opposite coasts—Corrigan in L.A. and Hansford in New York.
Here, get to know all about the designers, from their muses to their favorite films.
CH: Luxury basics and statement pieces, nothing in between
DC: We work with fabric mills and manufacturers that value quality. It’s all about building a community.
CH: Uma Thurman
DC: Agyness Deyn
Materials of choice
CH: Denim, linen, and leather
DC: Denim. Always denim.
Both: We met at a Lil Wayne concert in Las Vegas.
Dream travel destination
DC: Patagonia, Chile
Inspiration for FW17 collection
Both: A misty winter’s day over a lake in upstate New York
Favorite spot in your hood
CH: Great Jones Spa (New York)
DC: Café Stella (Los Angeles)
Favorite film of all time
CH: Kill Bill
DC: The Boondock Saints
CH: Mezcal margarita
DC: Typically a beer
CH: Apples and peanut butter
DC: Junk food, unfortunately!
See some of our favorite looks from their fall collection: