ChicagoMade Spotlight: Anna Hovet – Founder of Anna Hovet Designs

In advance of SXSW 2015, we caught up with Anna Hovet, Founder of Anna Hovet Designs at her design studio in Chicago’s West Loop on what it means to be Chicago Made.


Anna Hovet is an entrepreneur, fashion designer, illustrator, educator, and social media influencer based in Chicago. Her fashion brands, Anna Hovet (womenswear) and HOVET (menswear), embody a fusion of designer style and streetwear comfort. Categorized as Sport Luxe, the garments are manufactured locally in Chicago and sold online and in several boutiques.


Anna Hovet is one of the most recognized names in Chicago Fashion and has had sponsorship deals with United Airlines, Kraft, and EFFEN Vodka. Her designs can be seen on actress Jennifer Hudson and comedian Hannibal Buress and have been featured in several publications including Lucky Magazine, Chicago Tribune, and RedEye. She has appeared on NBC “1st Look” and was a contestant on the Kenmore Reality Web Series “So You Wanna Be A Designer”.



Follow Anna Hovet @AnnaHovet

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