NEW YORK, NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER7, 2012) – For the Spring 2013 men's collection,heritage prep is reconsidered with a modern execution and unbuttoned ease inspired by the codes and camaraderieof collegiate sporting clubs. The classics are reinvented with a youthful irreverence that discards the rules and champions a new approach toiconic man's pieces. From the yacht club to the cricket pitch, the new spring uniform embraces a relaxedAmerican attitude.
The brand's hallmark colors – spirited blues, crisp whites and athletic reds – feature prominently in nautical rope printstripes, regatta jackets and regimental details.Hybrid themes play throughout –the breton jersey fused with a classic oxford and a striped leather espadrille sneaker.Unexpected twistsbring a lighthearted feel, from the quintessential collegiate blazer done in jersey tothe knit tie incorporated onto the front placket of shirts. For unscripted adventures, outerwear is given a rebellious edgewith the canvas meets leathermoto-trench and suede desert bomber jacket.Distressed chinos and denimare introduced in a nonchalantfit that feelsfamiliar, like well-worn vintage favorites.Gold insignia buttons and varsity crests are pairedwith bold accents like racing stripes. The rules of the game have changed, butthe look is unmistakably American Prep.
Ally Hilfiger and Steve Hash
Josh Bowman, Star of ABC's Revenge
Noah Mills, Tommy Hilfiger campaign model
Nathan Adrian, Olympic gold medalist
Bryan Adams, Musician
Gabe Saporta, Lead singer of Cobra Starship
Chris BoshandAdrienne Bosh, of the Miami Heat
Date: Friday, September 7, 5:30pm
Location: The Maritime Hotel, North Cabana
Apparel Group is a global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate residing at the crossroads of the modern economy – Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Today, the Group caters to thousands of eager shoppers through its more than 655 stores, employing 5,500 multicultural staff covering four continents.
Apparel Group's mercurial growth in the last 10 years has been achieved through the acquisition of a host of world class fashion labels from around the world like Nine West, Kenneth Cole and Aldo, to name a few. Other key brands include Dune, Tim Hortons, Inglot, Cold Stone Creamery and Freedom Furniture.
The Dubai-based multi-retail conglomerate that began with just one brand in 1996, operating more than 650 stores, is now aiming to have 1000 stores by 2012. Apparel group has carved its strong presence not only in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and Saudi Arabia but opened thriving gateways to market in India, Poland, Singapore, Jordan, Russia, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. Additionally, clear strategies are in place to enter emerging markets such as Czech
Republic, Hungary, Pakistan, Egypt and Philippines.
Apparel believes in turning dreams in to reality and we give everyone, our customers, our stakeholders and our employees, an equal opportunity to do so.
About The Tommy Hilfiger Group
With a premium lifestyle brand portfolio that includes Tommy Hilfiger, Hilfiger Denim and Tommy Girl, the Tommy Hilfiger Group is one of the world's most recognized designer apparel groups. Its focus is designing and marketing high-quality menswear, womenswear, children's apparel and denim collections. Through select licensees, the Group offers complementary lifestyle products such as sportswear for men, women, juniors and children; footwear; athletic apparel (golf, swim and sailing); bodywear (underwear, robes and sleepwear); eyewear; sunwear; watches; handbags; men's tailored clothing; men's dress furnishings; socks; small leather goods; fragrances; home and bedding products; bathroom accessories; and luggage. The Hilfiger Denim product line consists of jeanswear and footwear for men, women and children; bags; accessories; eyewear and fragrance. Merchandise under the Tommy Hilfiger brands is available to consumers worldwide through an extensive network of Tommy Hilfiger retail stores, leading specialty and department stores and other select retailers and retail channels.