HeKature Designs

HeKature Designs

Hektor Martelle was born in Chicago and raised in Texas but is currently back in the Windy City! Hector has been a Language other than English educator for the past 13 years. Hector earned his Bachelors from The University of Texas at Austin where he doubled majored in French and Italian with Spanish Concentrations after being a University Exchange scholar to Lyon, France at the Université du Jean-Moulin.  After graduation, Hector has been teaching throughout schools educating the Romance languages and with it found a passion for fashion!  Sewing for his dogs and students, and everyone who needed a jean hem or a simple curtain...sewing was always a must! A self-taught designer, Hektor was given the opportunity to perfect his craft by sewing for international drag queens on the hit TV show RuPauls Drag Race! Working alongside drag queens elevated the creative process and Hektor now specializes in creative costume and evening wear including Children's wear. He currently resides in the Rogers Park neighborhood, home of HEKaTuRe Studios.