Janina Stankiene is the designer behind the Janerations brand, a native of Lithuania, now living in New York City, Ms. Stankiene has always had a passion for sewing, decorating, painting, drawing and other creative pursuits. Growing up in a country with rich tradition of quality craftsmanship, the designer started developing her knitting skills at an early age, experimenting with diffrent materials in a variety of combinations. "the beauty of any craft is thats its endless," observers 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, cashmere, 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 redesigning vintage fur coats for her clients, bringing them back to life with modern style and panache
Ms Stankiene draws upon her experince observing fashion trends in both Europe and the United States, giving her a well-rounded perspective and allowing her to expand her own designs horizons. Her exquisitel crafted designs have garnered public attention and attracted a dicerning and growing clientele. She has found New York City to be an inspiration - not only because of its cultural and lifestyle diversity and cosmopolitian views - but also because of the willingness of its people to break with the norms and take fashion risks.