All About Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger clothing has been around since the 1980s, and although their original focus was on men's styles, the company has since broadened its scope to include women and children as well.

Tommy Hilfiger put out his first signature clothing collection in 1984.However, it wasn't until a decade later, in 1994, that the Hilfiger brand became popular - it was during this year that he launched such items as men's suits and sport coats, men's dress shirts, and men's underwear.He also opened the first Tommy Hilfiger outlet and specialty stores in 1994.The following year, in 1995, Tommy Hilfiger was recognized by the fashion industry in a major way - he was named the Menswear Designer of the Year by the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and he also received the "From the Catwalk to the Sidewalk" award at the VH-1 Fashion Awards.He also began expanding his line to include Tommy Fragrance for men, men's robes and sleepwear, and men's golf wear.Thanks to his sweeping popularity, in 1996, Tommy Hilfiger announced the introduction of his women's products to his prestigious line - women's sportswear and Tommy Girl fragrance hit the market.Also in 1996, Hilfiger began distributing boy's clothing and men's eyewear.

Hilfiger continued expanding his line the following year when he introduced men's and boy's footwear and men's sunglasses to his collection.Between 1998 and 1999, Tommy Hilfiger's line grew exponentially - he broadened his line to include men's leather, outerwear, bicycles, women's footwear, women's socks, Hilfiger Athletics fragrance for men, men's formal accessories, home products (linens and bed and bath products), women's sunglasses, girl's clothing and apparel, Freedom Fragrance for him and her, women's handbags, color cosmetics, and infant and toddler clothing and apparel.In 2000 and 2001, the brand continued to expand, adding women's hosiery, women's intimate apparel, men's and women's jewelry, junior sportswear, women's swimwear, women's golf wear, kid's underwear, men's and women's watches, women's belts, plus-sized (14-22) women's clothing, and T for Him fragrance.

Tommy Hilfiger is at the top of the pack in the fashion industry.The company's mission is to encompass American youth in their styles.You can easily tell that the Tommy Hilfiger collection is inspired by America - they're signature colors are red, white, and blue.Their clothing and accessories have a classic American look combined with a trendy and hip edge.Despite the fact that Tommy Hilfiger's original focus was on men's style, the company has broadened its scope to include women and children as well.The colors used in the Tommy line are vivid and bright - really eye-catching.This is not the company to turn to for earth-tones and wallflower attire - when you are wearing Tommy clothes, you look fresh and alive; you stand out.His products also feature clean lines and stylish patterns, like their "Harbor Scene" skirt from their spring 2005 line, which features a whimsical nautical scene in red, white, and blue.


Tommy Hilfiger clothing is most popular with teenagers and twenty-somethings.Parents are usually quite pleased when their children develop a liking for this brand because its clothes aren't skimpy or outrageous; rather, they are classic and traditional, with a modern twist.The company's use of color is what really sets them apart from other brands.Also, their clothes are very durable and well-made - they aren't going to fall apart at the seams.You can trust that when you buy something from the Tommy Hilfiger line, it will be a high-quality item that will last you a long time - and it won't be something so "cutting edge" that it's out of style by next season.

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