NEW YORK, Oct 25, 2009 / FW/ — CRHEE Spring/Summer 2010 focuses on comfort while retaining an underlying sense of sensuality. Working with luxe silks in bold jewel tones and rhythmic prints, this season explores complexity versus ease.
Effortless bodies retain a sense of modernity, using the designer’s trademark use of geometry to build up architectural shapes.
Inspired by a vast range of influences- everything from the mystery of Guy Bordin photography and David Fincher videos, to muses Diana Ross and Diane von Furstenberg, the accidental femme fatale, and the concept of playing with the idea of formal and casual- CRHEE is for the strong, intelligent, and complex woman who is able to wear a multitude of metaphorical hats.
Infused with a sense of nostalgia, this season serves up a dose of something the designer refers to as “strangely familiar” – classics with a current twist. Standout pieces include a relaxed romper in deep grenadine, a flowing tank in custom marbled print, and draped harem shorts in ebony. CRHEE retails from $200-$450 USD.
CRHEE designer Christine Rhee graduated from Princeton University with a degree in architecture before going on to apprentice under designer Mary Ping. CRHEE was first launched for Spring/Summer 2008.
Since its inception, CRHEE has been featured in publications including Marie Claire and Teen Vogue and worn by celebrities including Jennifer Connelly. CRHEE currently retails at Standard Deviation Boutique in New York City.
Known for her ability to combine functional design with highly conceptual ideas, CRHEE is making a name for herself as one of the most talented young designers to emerge in years.