Anna Hovet is the Owner and Lead Fashion Designer of HØVET Apparel. Known as the “Queen of Comfort”, Hovet is known for her beautifully draped, high-quality sweatshirts – all made in Chicago. Hovet is an alumni of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Fashion Incubator. She founded HØVET Apparel in 2009 and over the last 8 years, Anna Hovet has become one of most recognized names in Chicago fashion, featured in numerous publications and on celebrities including Hannibal Buress, Jennifer Hudson, and Chance the Rapper. Her designs are sold at several retailers in Chicago and online to customers worldwide. In 2013 Hovet presented a Tedx Talk titled “The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs.” In June 2015 Hovet was awarded “Chicago’s Best Local Clothing Designer” by the Chicago Reader. In March 2017, the City of Chicago awarded her with a “Outstanding Women in Fashion” award. Hovet also owns a private tutoring company, Sophic Standard LLC, and teaches fashion illustration at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.