2019 Fall Trends

Transforming her signature knitwear collection for Fall 2019, Paula features bold shoulders, vibrant colors and innovative materials such as ombré mohairs, striped textured bias ottomans and leather & knit geometric combos. Revamp your fall trends this season and shop unique knitwear made in France all from Paula Hian!

 

Go Long 

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From ombré mohair to endless patterns, Paula reimagines floor length outerwear with long coats. These statement pieces will keep you warm this season while looking sleek and stylish.

Pictured above: Lia Coat (left) & Darsi Peacoat (right)

 

Power Shoulders 

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The queen of suited knitwear has taken her classic and made a point to add a little edge this season. With a dramatic look, no one can argue that you will be the centerpiece of the room.

it’s the anti- cold shoulder… the bold shoulder!

Pictured above: Narcisse Jacket

 

Millennial Purple

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Time to highlight one of the top colors trending this season… PURPLE. Known as the color associated with royalty, power and wealth, this elite tone will add a pop to your wardrobe carrying you into the holidays. 

Pictured above: Roial Dress (left) & Jeanice Dress (right)

 

Capes

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This season capes are the superhero of fall fashion. Elegant and effortless, these capes make for a unique garment that will have heads turning. Sashay away feeling chic and on trend!

Pictured above: Benjamine Jacket (top left),  Josephine Jacket (top right), & Nadette Cape (bottom)

 

Cinched Suiting

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Emphasized on cinched suiting, Paula’s Ursula Jacket and Jolie Skirt reigns supreme in the knitwear category. This best-selling pair not only embodies the essence of Paula Hian as a designer but is offered in a variety of colors and patterns to match your style. 

Pictured above: Ursula Jacket & Jolie Skirt

 

Asymmetrical Necklines

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Contouring your body’s curves, this one shoulder concept accentuates a sleek asymmetrical neckline. Lively ruffles fused with intricate design create the focal point of this dress. Available to customize in a variety of colors. 

Pictured above: Mystique Dress

 

3 Piece Sets

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Layers are always a key component to fall fashion, elevating your look from day to night but keeps your closet looking sharp for any occasion. Mix and match all your layered work-wear at Paula Hian. 

Pictured above: Nikki Jacket, Justyne Blouse, & Rose Skirt

 

Metallic Knits

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Black tie event coming up? It’s time to shine with metallic knits! Pleated to perfection this intricate shine takes your sophisticated fashion to sheer elegance. Contact Paula Hian to find out how you can custom order your next metallic knit dress now!

Pictured above: Jocelina Gown

 

For more information about Paula Hian’s Fall 2019 Collection email us at showroom@paulahian.com to schedule your next showroom fitting. Your wardrobe is waiting!

Order online at www.paulahian.com 

A New Palette for Paula Hian

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Spring! What a glorious time of year. You can already feel it in the air- a warm breeze bringing with it the promise of sunny, happy days. Paula Hian has truly outdone herself with this stunning collection inspired by her passion for art, architecture, design, and color. You will be drawn to the soft sorbet shades of Coral, Amalfi, Lilac, Ruby and mesmerizing geometric shapes including spirals, zig-zags and rectangles.

(Belda Dress, Lacee Jacket & Daisi Skirt, pictured above)

The majestic Clarita takes you from day to night! Clarita’s unexpected and intricate patterning makes a bold statement at the office or afternoon event under the Nadeen jacket. Remove the jacket, and voilà, it doubles as a strapless evening dress.

While the new spring collection includes fantastical colorful designs, more conservative styles appear in the lineup for your more serious days. Hian also reintroduces some of her celebrated styles such as the Louvre dress, this season in contemporary shades of Crème and Ruby. Also making a comeback, is the glorious Vedette jacket, a standout in these new soft pastels such as seafoam.

(Louvre Suit, Vedette Jacket & Brienne Skirt, pictured below)

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Stay tuned for our next blog where we will showcase our amazing selection of dresses and gowns.

SHOP THE SPRING-SUMMER 2019 COLLECTION

Paula Hian’s Artistic Twist on the French Scarf

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What fashion accessory could be more French than a scarf? French women have mastered the art of wearing a scarf with that je ne sais pas quoi. “When in Paris, my eye is often drawn to the elegant way a scarf defines a person’s sense of self and style,” shares Paula Hian.

 

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Paula Hian now designs scarves. This quintessential accessory is a great way to introduce you to the Paula Hian Collection or complete your wardrobe. The vibrant colors and geometric designs in this new and exclusive collection of scarves are the perfect complement to our timeless French knits the stylish woman wears with confidence and flair.

 

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Paula Hian’s scarves are artwork on their own. A combination of architectural prints and modernist florals come to life in shades of coral, amethyst, citrine and azure. Avant-garde ombré and whimsical motifs are highlights of fashion designer Paula Hian’s newest additions now available as part of her renowned collection of women’s knitwear.

 

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Make your own fashion statement with one of our crepe de chine scarves that add your favorite pop of color. Our designs offer on-trend patterns of animal print and polka dots to contemporary brush strokes and subtle pebbles. We also celebrate classic navy and sheer black designs with subtle bursts of contrasting velvet adding a new twist on a perennial favorite. Our hand painted silk and cashmere scarves exemplify Hian’s well-honed vision for fashion and style.

Shop Paula Hian Scarves

Style Spotlight: A Glimmering Preview of Paula Hian’s 2019 Resort/Spring Collection

Paula Hian, international knitwear designer, ushers in a New Year with a New Collection of luxury, special occasion and daytime dresses for Resort/Spring 2019. The feminine designs of this exclusive line express their beauty through Hian’s signature hand-knit details including customized geometric patterns, metallic finishes, gentle pleating and feminine hemlines.

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In an effort to transition seamlessly between seasons, Hian’s new designs embrace soft pastels of blush and powder blue to classic hues of navy and gold. Known for her luxurious Italian yarns, this collection of dresses weaves in shimmering touches of gold and platinum to each style.

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Philadelphia Style Magazine lauded Paula Hian’s Resort/Spring 2019 Collection in their January issue as, “a cult favorite of women looking to meld high fashion and the perfect fit.” Read more here.

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Hian, who works with the same factory in France as the one selected by legendary fashion houses Chanel and Hermes, conceives her designs through inspiration from art and architecture, plus a keen eye for prestigious yarns sourced in Milan, Italy. Her Spring/Resort 2019 Collection is available in-store at her flagship store in the world-renowned King of Prussia Mall outside of Philadelphia and in posh, designer boutiques, Mary Jane Denzer in White Plains, NY and Hugo Nicholson in Toronto, Canada.

Coming soon to PAULAHIAN.COM.

Fashion & Fundraising with Susan G. Komen Philadelphia

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The decorated storefront enticing women to experience Paula Hian’s fall collection and support Susan G. Komen. Photos ©2018 Dan Z. Johnson

 

On Saturday September 22, 2018, the Paula Hian boutique was aglow with bright pink balloons, banners, and impeccably dressed women socializing and shopping.

Racks filled with meticulously designed European knits and geometric prints, an aura of goodwill and laughter was in the air as our special guests gathered for fashion and fundraising.

 

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Designer Paula Hian and her talented personal shopper share smiles and styles while fundraising. Photos ©2018 Dan Z. Johnson

 

Paula Hian is a unique and bold standout in the luxury designer section of the King of Prussia Mall.

Aside from her visionary designs, Paula Hian is a philanthropic soul who generously gives back to the community, which includes being a long time partner with Susan G. Komen – Philadelphia, a non-profit organization devoted to fighting breast cancer.

Komen’s renowned board members were circulating the fundraiser, spreading awareness about the importance of early detection and research funding. Among them were Natasha Brown, reporter for CBS/The CW Philly and a member of the Komen Philadelphia family, and experts Dr. Monique Gary, DO, FACS from Grand View Health and Dr. Jamie Wells, MD, FAAP from the American Council on Science and Health.

 

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Paula Hian sharing her design process: from the handpicked Italian yarn and mock-up patterns to the final production and unveiling of the collection. Photos ©2018 Dan Z. Johnson

 

The event donated a percentage of sales to Komen Philadelphia and awarded a Paula Hian design to one special guest.

Paula Hian, who believes “giving back is always in style,” will host more charitable events to support the causes important to her bespoke clientele. Meanwhile, Paula continues to travel in search of inspiration for her next collection of innovative designs to be knitted to perfection.

 

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Modeling Paula Hian’s Jacqui harvest gold gown with black and white raffia stripes. Photos ©2018 Dan Z. Johnson

Paula’s 2017 Holiday Fashion Guide

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The holiday season has officially arrived and I’m making it easier with the perfect collection of hand designed and personally curated outfits that work perfectly for business parties, family gatherings and festive soirées. My goal is to dress you in style so you stand out with confidence and flair to enjoy your time with friends and family and not stress over what to wear.
Have an amazing holiday season!
XOXO,
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The beauty of the Cerise jacket – dramatically placed ruffles with a banded waist; clean lined and elegant. The Rose skirt adds drama with its asymmetric hemline. Both the Cerise jacket and Rose skirt can be mixed and matched with anything in your current wardrobe, adding versatility. Available in teal or black.

 

The Villette dress is a timeless classic. It’s drop waist is especially flattering making it an easy choice for holiday parties! The top is made of comfortable stretch velour and the skirt a beautiful double face knit in a textured pattern as shown in black and gold. The Villette is the “go to” dress.

 

The Parisa is knitted in a soft double face stretch viscose plaid design and can be worn as a jacket, dress or tunic. It features a Jackie O style collar with hand painted gold button, hidden front zipper, pleated skirt and scalloped hem.

 

 

The Riva Jacket is another elegant jacket with an off center single ruffle. Paired with the Adalicia skirt, this is another outfit that can take you from day to night in a flash. This combo can also be worn throughout the winter, again making your daily choices a breeze.

 

 

A simple, strapless gown edged with ruffle. Also available in a short version – the Mardi– both present chic party options.

 

 

Another dress sure to make you shine- the Tilda. This colorful, long sleeve cocktail dress with contoured neckline and v-shaped matching ruffle hem in silk taffeta makes a statement that you have “arrived”.

 

 

The Justyne top is a one-of-a-kind treasure that you can wear year round. An exquisite ruffle blouse with a bouncy jabot neck tie collar when paired with the Lynnette knit wide leg pull on ruffle front dress pant, offer a new option for chic tuxedo dressing.

 

 

This entrance-making gown needs no introduction. Sophisticated halter gown in a double faced jacquard knit with a side zipper. Stunning black and gold brocade design.

 

 

The Evelyn Jacket, with its long sleeves and peplum styling, flatters every figure. It features a smocked front and sleeves with hidden silver zipper. Also available in a sleeveless top, the Gallia, with zipper in back.

 

 

Definitely a statement piece, this decorative brocade jacket in double faced jacquard knit with dress hook closure and pleats adds flattering shape. The Nikki jacket will shine either with pants, skirts or leggings.

 

*All items available in different colors, please check PAULAHIAN.COM for selection.

FALL/WINTER 2017 COLLECTION

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Parisa Jacket: A Fall 2017 Must Have

As we bid adieu to the last waves of summer, we look to the fall for exciting change.  Paula Hall Designs Fall/Winter 2017 collection embraces the new season with feminine ruffles, bias plaids, asymmetrical hemlines and golden brocades. Bold colors lend an almost regal appearance and include geranium red, teal, violet, anthracite, olive, and metallic gold with black accents.

This diverse lineup, including suits, blazers, skirts, pants, dresses and evening gowns, is as beautiful as it is functional, and will take you from day to night.

Riva Jacket and Adalicia Skirt

The new styles are structured, yet maintain the fluidity of movement and are detailed in a clean, modern and flattering way. The Riva Jacket paired with the Adalicia skirt (above) is just one example of this new sophistication. Wear together as shown, or pair the jacket with black pants or leggings.  You can also mix the black ruffle silk Justyne blouse with the Adalacia skirt.

Cerise Jacket and Rose Skirt in Teal

As seen with the Rose skirt pictured above, asymmetrical hemlines create movement and drape to your form. This one was designed to enhance and never overwhelm.  Paired with the Cerise jacket and you are immediately put together. Swap out for the new colored pant and you now have the 3-piece suit of the season. Pants and leggings in different colors, cuts, some even with ruffles, complement any top or jacket in the collection and are the must-have piece.

Nikki Jacket

Nicolette Top

Evelyn Jacket

  And dresses, oh la la, the selection is amazing. Scoop neck, square neck, halter, or sleeveless.  Dresses and gowns that come short, long; in brocade, solid colors, stretch velour, bias plaid.

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Tilda Dress

Salena Dress

Charlize Dress