Paula Hian is an American design house known for edgy knit creations. Hyper-Luxe knits are manufactured only in France and have become the signature fabrication of the brand. Famous followers include Jennifer Aniston, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Momsen and Brooke Shields. Paula Hian majored in art history at Northwestern University and upon graduation, she enrolled in New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. There she was selected to go to Paris where she was awarded first prize in the coveted competition, “Concours International des Jeunes Créateurs de Mode.” The winning dress is in the permanent collection of the Louvre.