- Kimberly Wesson and Aimee Cho
- New York City
Named for the Golden Ratio and aspiring to similarly divine proportions, 1.61 is a unisex collection of workwear-inspired pieces crafted of classic, high-quality fabrics that are dyed and washed to a perfect patina.
Among the label’s enduring inspirations: “the music scene that sprang from post-punk Northern England, especially Manchester, with its industrial history and constant rain,” says co-founder Kimberly Wesson. “What some see as bleak we see as powerful: the broken industrial city with its dark skies and the brooding countryside.”