CSM graduate Kathleen Kye continues to secure South Korea firmly onto the fashion map. Based in Seoul, KYE informs a K-Pop/ Hip Hop orientated style cult. Since showing at Concept Korea (NYFW) in a group show context, KYE comfortably made the jump to solo shows, showing both in Seoul and New York.
KYE exaggerates simple silhouettes. Combines loud prints with versatile fabrics. Hip hop style tropes run through the distinct aesthetic, being referenced each season, from oversized, drop shoulder pullovers to basketball-esque culottes. With easy, athletic shapes KYE produces high end unisex street wear supported by fashion's Tim Blanks and Carine Roitfeld, as well as Kanye West and Rihanna.