Patty and Christine Yoon, the duo behind BHON aren’t designing their asymmetrical jersey dresses, and flowing blouses and tunics for the safe girl. “Some women dress for men,” Patty explains, “and some women dress for women. Our girl is more like… fuck it.” “She’s not afraid to be unconventional,” Christine adds. “or not beautiful in a conventional way.” Crediting Tilda Swinton and Jennifer Connelly as inspirations, Patty and Christine make clothes for risk-takers.
Patty and Christine were born and raised in Houston, Texas where their parents owned a wholesale clothing warehouse. “We grew up in the shop, opening boxes of costume jewelry,” Christine says. “We had clothing all around us.” It’s no wonder, then, where the sisters found their love of garments. Patty has been designing since she could draw. “She would draw me paper dolls,” Christine says of her sister, “or she’d sew clothes for her Barbie dolls.” Christine expressed her love of design in a different way–by pursuing a career in architecture. Read More