Nov 01, 2017 | By Nick Paget
New York: Tommy Hilfiger changed things up a bit for F/W 11 – pulling his menswear off of the runway and showing a refreshing new look in a presentation at one of New York’s current hot spots, The Lion. With its dark mahogany walls, patchwork Persian rugs and walls full of regal portraits, the setting suggested a new day for the brand’s colorful take on preppy. In a collection inspired by a fusion of indie rock rebellion and old world charm, Hilfiger (and new consultant for the men’s collection, designer Simon Spurr) set forth on a youthful journey of decidedly Mod proportions and contemporary details. Who said preppy had to be stuffy?
Color: Brick red / Khaki / Navy / Caramel / Beige / Grey
Key Items: Striped blanket coats / Toggle coats / Slim chinos / Marled turtleneck sweaters / Skinny wool flannel cargo pant / Cable knit sweaters / Gingham woven shirts / Trench coat / Sharkskin suits / Prince of Wales plaid jackets / Bombers / Tuxedo jackets / Leather baseball jacket
Materials: Wool flannel / Cotton twill / Marled wool / Shearling / Nylon / Waxed-coated cotton / Leather
Details + Trim: Contrast piping on woven shirts and jackets / Tortoiseshell toggles / Metal snaps / Contrast facing / Exposed zippers and tape
Accessories + Footwear: Infinity scarves / Toggle scarves / Printed silk pocket squares / Hiker boots / Burnished Oxfords
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