Krystalrae creates clothing with daring pattern combinations designed for that rare woman who has the confidence to stand out, pioneer trends, and is never one to follow.
Krystalrae is a Filipino-American Fashion Designer based in New York City. She began her career in the fashion industry in 2004 and has worked with many of the industries leading designers such as Nicole Miller, Peter Som, Brian Reyes, Derek Lam, Tracey Reese, and Billy Reid.
The Virginia native discovered her love for fashion design at a young age, beginning when her mother first taught her how to create clothing while in high school. She started her formal fashion design education at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. While studying in California she became the design assistant to Sherry Nikka, taking on the challenge of handling an entire collection while pursuing her degree. She finished her education with honors at the Art Institute of Philadelphia and was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award. After completing school she moved to New York where she designed for one of the largest retailers in the world.