Hannah Byun is a sock designer and the owner of Hansel from Basel. The moment I met her, I knew I had to bug her to be featured on Closet Visit. She is a girl with an amazing taste.
Describe your personal style.
Whatever is casual and comfortable! I wear a lot of loose dresses and house slippers :)
Who are your favorite designers?
I am a sucker for Rachel Comey, Cosmic Wonder, A detacher, Mina Perhonen, Ouef
What are your favorite places to shop?
Flea markets, Creatures of Comfort, Mariage frere, Heath factory store, Mint design in Mill valley.
Who are your style icons?
Jane Birkin, Audrey Hepburn, Patti smith, my grandfather
Are there any key pieces you find yourself wearing constantly?
My grandmother's coral ring, linen overalls, button up shirts, nautical socks
What is your most recent purchase?
Rachel Comey Duke bathing suit. I am going swimming this summer!
Do you have any stories about amazing deals you've gotten on awesome pieces?
Patagonia puffer and fleece jackets...kids sizes are the way to go! Oh and we got 3 nakashima chairs for the price of one
Can you give us smart shopping advice?
I usually try to buy things that I need but I think I need everything so perhaps I am not a smart shopper :( My saving grace is that I can buy some things wholesale
What's the best thing about your job?
You meet a lot of great and talented people that it's hard not to be inspired.
Which beauty products do you recommend?
Biologique Recherer smells like fermented soy beans but does wonders! It is super amazing!!! I also love Valmont renewing mask...makes my skin feel smooooth and supple
5 things you can't live without.
Socks, floss, exercise, geranium pour homme perfume, cats!