Miriam van der Ham lives and works in Berlin. After studying fashion design in Pforzheim, she worked as a designer for the outdoor industry, among others. She also worked with the renowned designer Henrik Vibskov, whose influence is visible in her collections. Most recently, van der Ham worked successfully as a costume designer for film (including NETFLIX original “How to Sell Drugs Online (fast)”).
She is currently devoting herself entirely to her own urban outdoor label mvdham (pronounced: ‘m v d ham’), with which she won the ISPO Brandnew Award 2020. Miriam van der Ham recognized the urban outdoor trend early on and tried to bring nature back into the city with mvdham. She wants to reduce the ecological footprint of outdoor fashion. Instead of relying on synthetic high-tech fabrics, she only uses natural materials for the production of her collection items that fully meet urban outdoor requirements. The fabrics come from European countries (Switzerland, Denmark, etc.) and we work with producers in the immediate vicinity.