As she paraded down the streets of the New York and Paris fashion weeks, Merriman’s alluring style turned many lenses. Therefore, it only seemed fitting she share her passion for design with the world. Season after season, Merriman manages to distill her personal style and sensibility into designs that breathe accessibility and ease. Showcasing “there’s something for every woman,” Hanh uses her brand as a platform to raise awareness on giving back to those in need through soulful, humanitarian endeavors.
For Hanh Merriman, fashion has always been constant throughout her life. When Merriman was just twelve years old and living in rural Vietnam, she asked her mother for some fabric, as she wanted to create her own design. Though, she had no knowledge of pattern making or sewing, she was determined to create something. This became Hanh’s first memory of fashion and a driving force to continue to create more, and she did! Armed with an innate sense of fashion and creative mind, Hanh ignited a lifelong love affair with fashion.
In her own words, “Fashion is all about having fun–playing with your style, making an adventure of it, expressing your mood and who you are. You should enjoy it. Fashion is a living art form,” said Merriman.Hanh Merriman sees fashion as a totally transformative and empowering medium; where she expresses herself artistically through the clothes she wears. At heart Hanh is a woman about ideas, and most importantly she’s a woman who believes in the magic of fashion!
Name : Hanh Merriman
Birthplace : Vietnam
Métier : Female
Sources of inspiration : My sources of inspiration are culture, people, nature, places, architecture, and art.
Sources of motivation : To see the finish products. Seeing people be happy and confident in wearing my clothes. That’s my motivation for creating my collection.
What makes you happy : Giving love and helping others in need make me happy. To me, giving back is always in style.
Favorite reads : Lately, I love reading “Understanding My Heart” by Minh Niem.
Favorite tunes : La Vie En Rose has become my favorite tune since I met my husband.
Favorite foods : My favorite foods are Vietnamese and Japanese food.
Beauty tips : My beauty tips are: wash your face at bedtime regularly and gently. Moisturizer everyday. Eat healthy. Drink plenty of water.
Favorite ways to unwind : My favorite ways to unwind is on a trip with my family and meditation.
What gets you in a working flow : To get a working flow by having a plan, setting goals, and make it happens.
What are you working on now : I’m working on Fall Winter 2020. And I’m excited and looking forward to see it finish.
Favorite motto / quote : To me, fashion is all about having fun and being confident. Fashion is living art. And clothes are like architecture and art, which reminds me of a quote by Marc Jacobs: “Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in it.” is my favorite quote.