Jane Lipman Post is the Design Director of JANE POST®, an ultra-chic collection of rainwear and coats that are both fashion-forward and functional with a modern wearability. As an avid shopper early on, Jane had recognized a void in the rainwear market and began designing her own styles. Soon after, Jane became the design force behind Drizzle, the raincoat company she built with her late husband Jack Lipman. After Drizzle was bought by Fairbrooke in 1995, Jane remained president of the division until she retired in the late 90’s to enjoy life with her new husband, Bernard Post.
Known in the fashion industry and by her loyal fans as the go-to woman for rainwear, Saks Fifth Avenue asked Jane to re-enter the design world to bring glamour and excitement back to their raincoat division. With flat coat sales, Saks Fifth Avenue buyers knew that Jane was the woman to turn the raincoat department around. It was then that the JANE POST® label was born; a collection of rainwear and coats set apart by their impeccable fits, inspired details and stylish quirks. Whether it be a striped lining inspired by a shoe box (yes, Jane claims she bought the shoes for the box!), or a trench coat with a zip-out cashmere liner, Jane knows how to make an extraordinary looking coat.
In addition to her devotion to fit and quality, Jane is passionate about keeping her customers cozy and dry all year-round. “On a rainy night I count the JANE POST coats in a crowd,” she says. “It is truly rewarding to see women wearing my designs, and to know that I am helping them stay comfy and chic!”
Jane will be making a personal appearance at the Saks Fifth Avenue store in New York on Thursday, Feb. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. This is a fabulous opportunity to meet the creative mind behind some of the most popular raincoats and the reason why New Yorkers love the rain a little more than most!
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