model in colorful island life-inspired styles for
spring 2016 by Tommy Hilfiger at the designer's
runway show at New York Fashion Week.
YORK — There’s nothing like an island getaway to get
a week off to a good start.
what designer Tommy Hilfiger delivered in his spring
2016 runway show Monday morning at New York Fashion
Week. He created a piece of paradise inside Pier 36 at
South Street in lower Manhattan, a change of scenery for
a brand that usually takes over the mammoth Park Avenue
Armory on the Upper East Side for its elaborate fashion
always the master of meticulous details, brought the
island theme to life with a wooden plank runway that
wrapped around an indoor lagoon with sand, palm trees
and even a cabana, where island folks enjoyed a carefree
day near the water.
fashions were a vibrant display of colorful patchwork
pieces, rainbow crocheted swimwear and separates,
effortless maxis and casual printed pajama suits, topped
with the occasional bucket hat and geometric bag. When
models reemerged for their final walk, they left the
runway to playfully splash in the lagoon.
collection had a deliberate Jamaican flavor, seasoned
with Hilfiger’s signature polished, cool-girl punch.