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At Chromat, we often hear things like, “Who wears this?” and “Where can you wear this?” or things like “You can’t exactly wear this to the office” and “It’s not for grocery shopping!” The list could go on. While we work every season to reconcile wearability with our directional aesthetic, we wanted to provide some […]

Are you a BOND girl? Introducing: BOND by Chromat Now available at Urban Outfitters! Created in the innovative spirit of Chromat, BOND is for the young, fearless and free. BOND is inspired by the architectural bonding of surfaces with erotic bondage undertones, and the iconic BOND girls who dominated each James Bond film.  The debut BOND Collection […]

This Spring, Chromat’s MATHLETES Collection explores the intersection of mathematics & athletics, creating performance wares for fans of form and function, thought and action. Where mathematics and athletics meet, Chromat found inspiration in competitive mathematics, which is not unlike the design process: putting the brain and body both to the test, to produce the best […]

#CreepyChromat Instagram Costume Contest For the month of October (10.18–11.3), follow us at @chromat_party and tag your best Chromat Halloween Costumes with #CreepyChromat on Instagram! The Chromat Staff will award Most Creative, Sexiest & Scariest and the costume with the most likes wins People’s Choice.Those four winners each receive $100 at Happy Costuming! ______________________________________________________________ […]

The Autumn 2013 season marked Chromat’s New York Fashion Week debut with the highly anticipated Superstructures collection. With her degree in Architecture, head designer Becca McCharen looked to futurist architects Superstudio & Archigram as inspiration for the next stage in the evolution of Chromat. These theorists presented architecture as much more conceptual & philosophical than […]

The Chromat Spring/Summer 2014 MATHLETES collection was inspired by competitive mathematics. Team uniforms, sports jerseys and the robotic athleticism and intellectual mastery of NASA Astronauts were referenced in the construction of Chromat SS14. Chromat also debuted new additions to the signature cage collection using a new material: steel. To see the whole collection, go to […]

The Autumn/Winter 2013 Chromat Superstructures collection was inspired by parametric design and three-dimensional translations of mathematical equations such as hyperboloid structures.  Chromat also studied the work of sixties futurist architects: Superstudio’s monolithic grid structures and Archigram’s dystopian visions for future cities. To see the whole collection, go to !

chromat spring/summer 2013 collection: riot box. we are thrilled to present the new chromat spring/summer 2013 riot box collection! comprised of 10 swimwear looks and 10 leather looks, the pieces were inspired by strong, fearless women and feminist punks like joan jett, pussy riot and the guerrilla girls. this is the first time chromat has delved into leather- with exciting results! […]