Awards & Press


October 19, 2015

Winner of one of the Quid Novi 2015 Business Innovation awards for Business Character, Socially Responsible Business and Community Contributio

Press Coverage

September 10, 2014

A Small Clothing Maker Tries to Keep Sewing in the U.S.

Colleen DeBaise, The New York TimesRead more

August 20, 2014

Jan Erickson Wins SCWCC Accolades Award

Marija Vader, Colorado Springs Business JournalRead more

June 26, 2014

Caregiverpreneurs: Inspiring Entrepreneurs who Care for Others

Jennifer Tucker, Homewatch Care Givers Read more

May 16, 2014

What Gets These 30 Entrepreneurs Out of Bed Every Day

Catherine Clifford, EntrepreneurRead more

April 27, 2014

Colorado Springs Company Janska Thrives Despite the Odds

Wayne Heilman, The GazetteRead more

April 3, 2014

From the Ground Up, Janska Builds Dignified Clothing

Maria Vader, Colorado Springs Business Journal Read more

March 26, 2014

Springs Resident Named Colorado Small Business Person of the Year

Cameron Moix, Colorado Springs Business JournalRead more

March 25, 2014

SBA Names Colorado Small-Business Person of the Year

Mark Harden, Denver Business JournalRead more

March 25, 2014

Janska Award Continues Winning Streak for Small Colorado Springs Businesses

Wayne Heilman, The GazetteRead more

June 4, 2012

Janska One of 2012’s ‘Colorado Companies to Watch’

Bill Radford, The GazetteRead more

May 17, 2012

Jane Pauley Visits Colorado Springs to Interview Local Business Owner for The Today Show

Nathan Vail, The GazetteRead more

March 30, 2012

Local clothing line, Janska, filling national niche

Monica Mendoza, Colorado Springs Business JournalRead more

Blog Reviews

April 27, 2015

Lighten up for Spring! Janska LapWrap and Gilda Vest + $185 Giveaway

Shelley Zurek, Still Blonde After All These Years — Read more

December 6, 2014

Janska NonSkid MocSocks® Holiday Gift Idea

Joely Smith, Fashion Beyond FortyRead more

October 26, 2014

Wellness Wear: A Review of Janska’s Reversible Eliza Jacket

Alicia Searcy, SpashionistaRead more

September 16, 2014

Made in the USA Fashion: Review of Janska’s Roxie Jacket

Ana Bugosky, Mrs. American MadeRead more

April 30, 2014

Trench Coat with a Flair

Shelley Zurek, Still Blonde After All These Years Read more

April 7, 2014

Vegan Fashion Review: The Janska Boulder Coat

Amber St. James, Fettle VeganRead more

November 15, 2013

Fall Jackets: Janska Clothing, The Denver Jacket

Shelley Zurek, Still Blonde After All These Years Read more


September 8, 2014

A Fashion Brand Keeps Its Sewing in the U.S.

The Story Exchange

February 16, 2014

Jan Erickson – Made in the USA with Love

The Respectful Revolution

September 14, 2012


Fashion with Passion

AARP, Your Life Calling TODAY

June 20, 2012

Turning a Dream into a Fashion Empire

Jane Pauley, NBC’s The Today Show


June 2, 2014

Beating the Odds: An Interview with Jan Erickson & Jon Thomas of Janska, LLC

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