Couture knitwear label Janerations will present its latest collection of inspired designs on the runway at Couture Fashion Week, 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2010 in the legendary Grand Ballroom of the world-famous Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on New York's Park Avenue.
Janina Stankiene is the designer behind the Janerations brand, which recently celebrated its two-year anniversary. A native of Lithuania, Ms. Stankiene has always had a passion for sewing, decorating, painting, drawing and other creative pursuits.Growingup in a country with a rich tradition of craftsmanship, the designer started developing her knitting skills at an early age, experimenting with different materials in a variety of combinations.
"The beauty of any craft is that it is endless," observes Ms. Stankiene. "There is always room to grow, to better your skills. Today, I am the proud owner of a clothing brand that is not only beautiful and elegant, but also uses materials that I find the most joy in working with." The designer uses only the highest quality wool, fur, silk, glass beads and leather trimmings among other materials, in combinations that fit her creative vision of beauty. She is also noted for her fine work in redesigningvintage fur coats for her clients, bringing them back to life with modern style and panache.
Ms. Stankiene draws upon her experience observing fashion trends in both Europe and the United States, giving her a well-rounded perspective and allowing her to expand her own design horizons. Her exquisitely crafted designs have garnered public attention and attracted a discerning and growing clientele. She has found New York City to be an inspiration - not only because of its cultural and lifestyle diversity and cosmopolitan views - but also because of the willingness of its people to break with the norms and take fashion risks.
Couture Fashion Week is a multi-day event showcasing couture and luxury fashion. It also includes exhibits of luxury brands and fine art as well as world-class entertainment and receptions. Theevent is held in top venues in New York City and other selected cities and is attended by upscale consumers, invited VIPs, the press and high-end store buyers. Couture Fashion Week offers unique branding opportunities for luxury products and services.