New York Fashion Week February 2009 Cat Janky and Heather Howard

Heather Howard, Fashion Design, and Cat Janky, Textile Design – Heather drew from her upbringing in Portland, Oregon where hiking, backpacking, sciences and arts were important to her family. Early environmentalists John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt inspired her eco-friendly collection. Cat’s figurative and sometimes-macabre prints are based on photographs of American life in the late 1800s. She also created a modern play on traditional silkscreen prints of stripes, checks and polka dots. Cat is from Omaha, Nebraska.