Meet Traver Rains

LA Fashion Week: Heatherette S/S 2008. Courtesy of Fashionolic.

Traver Rains, formerly with infamous fashion house Heatherette, is coming to Omaha to meet with local fashion designers and college students.  While in town, he will also make an appearance as a VIP guest at Omaha Fashion Week’s Day Wear collections on Friday, August 24 and showcase several pieces from his new label, T. Rains, during the OFW Runway Finale on Saturday, August 25.

Traver grew up on a fourth generation quarter horse ranch in Simms, Montana. He later moved to Dallas where he received a degree in Economics and International Business from SMU. After graduating, Traver found himself in New York City training horses at the Chelsea Piers where he first met club kid, Richie Rich. Together the duo founded the fashion label, Heatherette and dressed the likes of Madonna, Naomi Campbell, Gwen Stefani, Paris Hilton, Mariah Carey, Aerosmith, and Britney Spears.  He showed collections in New York Fashion Week 16 times and was a judge on America’s Next Top Model and Project Runway.

Fashion fans, local designers and students interested in pursuing a career in fashion are invited to attend a free meet and greet with Rains:

Friday, August 24
2 p.m.
Harper Center at Creighton University
620 N. 20th St. • Parking adjacent to building

Rains’ visit is made possible by Creighton University College of Business, Development Model Management, Omaha Fashion Week and the Fashion Institute Midwest.