Let Us Introduce Ourselves


Nick Hilton

He's New Jersey born and raised, a Bard College graduate, Italian Speaking Francophile, Photographer, sometime Philosopher, Travel and Geography guru and Philanthropy nut; if there's one thing besides his family that Nick knows best and cares about most-- it's clothing.

Nick represents the fourth generation of Hiltons in the men's clothing business. He has continued his family's tradition of curating the finest ready-made apparel for the shop, and the finest textiles and tailors from around the world to create beautiful custom made clothing for his faithful patrons. 

The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice.
— Ernest Hemingway

Jennifer Hilton

Simmons College, Lord & Taylor Assistant Buyer, Burberrys USA Account Executive, Norman Hilton for Women Designer and Sales Executive. Business woman. Mother of three. Sportswoman. All around first-rate class act.

Jennifer brings a passion for quality, style and personal service to her work. More a personal shopper/stylist/wardrobe consultant than a sales person, you can be sure the care and attention you receive in the Hiltons womenswear department is second to none.

Jennifer Hilton


Dean Harrison

Governor Dummer Academy, Tufts University and the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University.  Dean Harrison has been working at Nick Hilton Princeton since 2007, and is an expert in every aspect of men’s clothing. He is trained in the measuring and fitting of all men’s apparel, and is General Manager and Buyer. He is the company’s resident expert in dress furnishings and Hickey Freeman clothing.  

Dean’s dedication to his customers and his caring service are legendary. His knowledge and attitude enable him to help his customers look and feel their best no matter the occasion.  Dean and his fabulous wife Judy have two wonderful sons, Owen and Beckett. He is a talented actor, avid golfer and lifelong Red Sox fan.

Par Tha

Par Tha Hniang

Having mastered the alterations basics, Par Tha has visited custom factories and furthered her knowledge of tailoring, fitting, balance and finishing. In her six years as head tailor at Nick Hilton, Par Tha’s wonderful attitude and tremendous skills have been an integral element the growth and customer satisfaction we have achieved.    Par Tha’s flight from political repression to the American dream is the stuff that movies are made of!  Having learned her craft and honed her tailoring skills in her home town of Ha Kha, in the Chin State of Myanmar (Burma,) with her husband Zabik and their three children, Par Tha was forced to flee the country (on foot, through Thai jungle) as a political refugee and was brought to Princeton by the dedicated members of the Nassau Church Mission and Outreach Committee.

Par Tha and her husband, Zabik Thaing, and their children Azing, Van Lal, and Rem Rem became citizens in 2013.


Catherine Hilton

Fordham Business Grad. Former Ralph Lauren Stylist. Adventurer and yogi. Proudly and happily continuing the Hilton tradition as the fifth generation in the clothing industry. 

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
— Gore Vidal