Oct 16, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
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MY BOYFRIEND’S A ROCK STAR
New York: Tommy Hilfiger always mixes preppy with rock ‘n’ roll ingredients in his collections, but this season’s recipe yielded especially appealing results. Specifically inspired by rocker girlfriends of the 70s, the collection crossed the swagger of the decade’s menswear with the kinds of femme-bohemian styles that might have been worn by Pattie Boyd or Marianne Faithful. Trompe l’oeil herringbone was printed onto shearling outerwear and silk blouses, and satin-piped paisley-printed men’s pajamas looked fancy-cool. Even preppy ribbon trims and printed-on borders were interpreted in a hip way, accenting sharp silhouettes and dressy scarf motifs.
Color: Stormy gray / Eggplant / Navy / Maroon / Indigo / Olive green / Camel / Forest green / Mustard / Rust / Bottle green
Key Items: Shearling outerwear / Leather pants / Gutsy cable-knit sweater / Utility coat / Honeycomb-knit shawl / Striped dress / Printed silk button-front / Slim belted trench / Double-breasted wool coat / Printed silk pajama set / Printed silk shirtdress / Pony skin wrap skirt / Velvet blazer / Pinstriped trousers / Creased silk trousers / Double-breasted suit / Cashmere sweatshirt
Materials: Trompe l’oeil herringbone-printed shearling / Printed silk satins / Leather / Heathered jersey / Patent leather / Wool suitings / Melton wools / Suede / Cashmere / Pony skin
Details + Trim: Banded edges / Fur trim / Gold buttons / Toggles / Utility pockets / Ribbon trims / Patched elbows / Drawstrings / Piping / Self-belts / Pearl embellishments / Tuxedo and racing stripes / Shawl collars
Accessories + Footwear: Striped tights / Aviators / Ribbon-banded floppy hats / Buckled leather knee boots / Monochromatic combo leather carryalls / Pocket squares / Heeled penny loafers
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