Berny Martin is an American designer and the founder and designer of Catou, an internationally recognized line of men’s and women’s professional wear started in 2005.
The line has been recognized on BET, MTV, Source Magazine, Mandarin Quaterly Magazine, Active Life Magazine, WCIU Chicago _ You & Me morning show, Adunagow Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Switzerland, Chicago CD Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indianapolis Star, IBJ (Indianapolis Business Journal), Bella Magazine, Miss Universe Magazine, Power Magazine (Atlanta), Fashion Manuscript, and Focus Magazine (Louisville) and more…
The clothing line is well received among the celebs Lin-Manuel Miranda Tony Award winner, JR Smith From the New York Knicks, Miss Univers Stephania, and Helio Castroneves, celebrity chef Ron Duprat
Berny was awarded the The Couture Man Excellence Award in New York, United Nations Association Young Professionals in 2009 for his support and menswear fashion designer in the Midwest by FGI (Fashion Group International).
Catou was featured on the runway during Paris Fashion Week, New York Emerge Fashion Week, Brooklyn Fashion Week, Chicago Fashion Week and African Travel Association Fashion Show.