February 15, 2013 |
Alicia Keys made a surpise appearance Wednesday at the opening celebration for Tommy Hilfiger's new West Coast flagship store at the corner of Robertson and Beverly boulevards in West Hollywood. Guests at the opening included Katy Perry, Jessica Alba, Julianna Hough, Drew Barrymore, Estelle, Cash Warren, Kate Capshaw, Kathy Hilton, Neil Patrick Harris and Olivia Munn. [Racked LA] And not so far away more stars celebrated Topshop's L.A. opening, too. [WWD] Fashion designer John Galliano famously got in trouble -- and lost his job at Christian Dior -- for some anti-Semitic bar rants.
February 13, 2013 |
NEW YORK -- The hounds-tooth check is turning out to be a trend with some serious legs this season. After first gathering steam at the Milan and Paris men's ready-to-wear shows (at Calvin Klein, Paul Smith and Versace, among others), we first spotted it running wild this side of the Atlantic at the Tommy Hilfiger men's runway show in a range of sizes and colors. (That's where we also learned, thanks to the screens flanking the exits streaming real-time social media reactions, that the Spanish equivalent of hounds-tooth is “la pata de gallo,” which translates as “crow's foot.”)
February 9, 2013 |
NEW YORK - Tommy Hilfiger sent a fall 2013 menswear collection full of bold patterns down the runway at the Park Avenue Armory on Friday evening, the second day of fashion week here. Titled “Savile Row meets Ivy League,” the collection unspooled against a set piece designed to look like the library of a British boarding school. The inspiration: “Sartorial tradition meets all-American prep,” read the accompanying show notes. “Traditional tailoring is approached with a rock 'n' roll irreverence in the spirit of Tommy Nutter, sixties London's go-to tailor who counted the Beatles and Mick Jagger among his clients.
September 12, 2012 |
NEW YORK --It was all about graphic glam on the runway when Michael Kors showed his spring-summer 2013 collection under the tents at Lincoln Center on Thursday. The inspiration: Modern architecture. Clean lines. Photos: NYFW Week celebrity sightings The look: Geometric glamour. Sixties mod. Retro air hostesses. Bold shades of sunshine yellow, palm green, poppy red and sky blue, with black, white and navy. Graphic checks and stripes. Shift dresses in leather or crepe came with interesting zipper, placket and pocket details.
October 16, 2011 |
Question: Shares of PVH Corp. were recently recommended to me. What can you tell me about this company? Answer: Its name may sound generic, but its apparel brands are known globally. The former Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. changed its name in June to signify a widened international scope. The Calvin Klein brand, which it acquired in 2003, and Tommy Hilfiger, purchased in 2010, together represent more than three-fourths of its revenue and profit. Its sales outside the U.S. have grown to an estimated 40% this year from 10% in 2009.