Hometown: Eau Claire, WI & Parkland, FL
Lives in: Chicago, IL
Twitter handle: @ElayaVaughn and @KatePankoke
Design training/schooling: "I graduated from Florida State University's Apparel Design and Technology program."Strengths as a designer: "I have the ability to design artistic garments while still remembering that they are clothing and should be flattering to the wearer." Influences: "I am always inspired by movement, for me it is the most important part of a garment."