With a passion to add beautiful and interesting things to the world, Anna Hovet was born and raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota She moved to Chicago in 2003 to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied design, patternmaking, illustration, and fine art, and earned her BFA.

Anna’s determination to be a well-rounded designer led her to Chicago’s well-known store Akira, where she worked as a stylist and fashion show coordinator while in college. After graduating, she was hired by Kids Headquarters where she designed layette for Ecko, Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, and Target.

Due Photo by Virgil Solisto the economy, Anna was laid off from her job and started her own company in January 2009. She is currently selling her first full collection – Anna Hovet Fall 2009 for women online and at multiple retailers throughout the Midwest.
In May 2009 Anna was selected as a Designer in Residence at the Chicago Fashion Incubator – A City of Chicago sponsored program to help fashion designers start a business.
Her designs can be seen on actress/singer Jennifer Hudson and have been featured in several publications including Lucky Magazine and the Chicago Tribune.


One Response to “About”

  1. Hi Anna,
    Just wanted to know where to send you some information about a fashion buyer trade show. We wanted to send you a designers packet. We would like to feature your clothing line during the Septembers Red Carpet Event. Please feel free to email me with any questions. Hope to hear from you or a staff member soon. Happy 4th of July.

    N. Shamira Roberts

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