Tommy Hilfiger NYFW AW16: Nautical princesses
By Sarah Owen

WGSN Youth Editor Sarah Owen shares her review of the collection and highlights the key items

Feb 16, 2016
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New York: Tommy Hilfiger took to the sea for his Fall 2016 collection, injecting a dose of 40s classicism in a whimsical manner. The assortment was a charming collision of formal naval influences and romanticism, with masculine oversized coats atop feminine silk dresses and sparkly shoes. Each look was stylized with layers of unexpected fabrics and silhouettes, offering “a playful sense of irreverence and cinematic flair.” The bundle of contrasting elements in the show made for a theatrical production and the added glitz by way of sequins, embellishments, and clustered beading furthered the glam factor. – Sarah Owen

Trends: Nautical princesses, Masculine meets feminine, 40s romanticism

Colour: Navy, Clean white, Beige, Champagne, Royal blue, Bold red, Baby blue, Dusty pink

Key Items: Wide-leg sailor pants, High-waist shorts, Military coats, Fisherman sweaters, Silk coordinating pajamas, Bias-cut dresses, Midi skirts, Leather tops, Sailor dresses, Tailored jackets

Print and pattern: Breton stripes, Prints inspired by sailor’s tattoos

Materials and Trim: Winter wool, Tulle, Velvet, Chiffon, Mohair, Shearling, Leather, Silk, Denim, Sequins

Footwear and Accessories: Sparkly sky-high loafers, Lace socks, Long-chain clutch purse

 

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