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The SS19 Saturation Runway Show

September 08 2018
Spring/Summer 2019 Saturation Runway Show
Our Spring/Summer 2019 SATURATION collection is inspired by wet t-shirts. We wanted to reclaim the experience of hiding under a giant T-shirt at a pool party (when you’re too embarrassed to be seen in your swim) and make it a garment to wear proudly.

This summer we (finally) extended our sizing up to 3X (more sizes coming soon)! To celebrate, we launched the #ChromatPoolRules campaign with some inspiring #ChromatBABE Guards who set out to change the pool rules. No diving? How about no intolerance.

Our mission is to design empowering garments for all bodies. This runway show celebrates the inspiring women, femmes and non-binary #ChromatBABES who inspire us to be bold and unapologetic every day.
Learn more about the making of the collection in our SS19 Saturation Zine here.
 
 
 
 
"I think about myself as a little girl, wearing my dad’s t-shirt over a swimsuit at a soccer tournament pool party, feeling like a fraud. What I would have given for that girl to see Chromat’s cast of models with different bodies, skin tones, abilities, identities, and bangs, in swimwear that made them all look hot ... These women and their fashion pieces make me feel like maybe there is a space for me too, whether it is in a pool or at NYFW."
"Armed with a platform, McCharen-Tran used her finale to hammer home a point. With models of every incarnation emerging in shirts that bore the words sample size, she sent the message that fashion as a whole needs to embrace inclusion. It’s a move that would make shows like Chromat’s the norm rather than the exception."
"Continuing to embrace an unapologetic, inclusive philosophy, Chromat showed a wide selection of swimwear options for all body types."
- WWD
"As one of the voices leading the charge, [McCharen-Tran] can rest assured that she will be responsible for saving many more lives down the line."
- them.
See more coverage of the Chromat SS19 Runway Show:
InStyle 1, 2, 3
Go Backstage at the Chromat AW18 Runway Show >
Show Credits

Producer: Christine McCharen-Tran
Front of House Production: John Pizzolato, Jessica Allen
Public Relations: International Playground
Production Management: Jenna Wittman, LDJ Productions
Soundtrack: Mobilegirl
Casting Director: Gilleon Smith
Stylist: Rajni Jacques
Hair: Kien Hoang for Oribe
Makeup: Fatima Thomas and the M∙A∙C PRO Team
Manicurist: Eda Levenson of Lady Fancy Nails      
Jewelry: Anna Kikue
Headwear: Eugenia Kim
Zines: Papyrus
Shoes: Dr Martens, Sorel, Melissa Shoes, Simmi
Chromat Team: Becca McCharen-Tran, Ben Ritter, Lex Norris, Bella Quillin, Annelise Noonan, Ash Akaeze, Miranda Beitel, Mengyao Lin, Crystal Simmons, Kristi Seidow- Thompson

Models:

Cleo and Kadija at 28 Models, Shaderska at APM, Shan at Crawford, Ji Young at Fenton, Emme at Iconic Focus, Jazzmine and Veronica at IPM, Mama Cax, Hailey Foster, Seynabou, Sonny and Victoria Gomez at JAG, Diandra at Krush, Carmen at Producer Entertainment, Dakota at Q, Asianna, Camille, Ese, Mia Michaels, Natalia and Samirah at State, Mia Kang at W360, Oliva Burgess and Priscilla at Wilhelmina, Eddie, Ericka Hart, Geena Rocero, Kimberly Drew, L'Ka, Leyna Bloom, Maya Mones, Naima, Stacy Ann and Tea Benton.


Special Thanks to Equinox, Sara’o, A24 and Eighth Grade, Headcovers.com, Bandelettes, and the IMG Team.
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For market appointments, please contact:

Fiftytwo Showroom
28 Warren Street, 5th fl
New York, NY, 10007
roge@fiftytwoshowroom.com | 212-966-5110
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Learn more about the making of the collection in our SS19 Saturation Zine here.

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