02 of November of 2016
Honest, pure and genuine, the Tommy Hilfiger memoir presents never tell stories about his personal and work life, as well as the triumphs and setbacks in managing a world fashion and lifestyle brand.
Tommy Hilfiger, wholly owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH] announces the worldwide launch of Tommy Hilfiger’s memoir – American Dreamer – chronicling his personal life and career and how he became one of the world’s best-known fashion designers. American Dreamer is on sale starting November 1, 2016. From the beginning of his career as a thirsty entrepreneur in Elmira, New York, until he founded his homonymous brand that expanded internationally, the memoir recounts Hilfiger’s most genuine memories.
“After more than 40 years in the fashion industry, I wanted to keep the moments that are part of my life and my brand,” says Tommy Hilfiger.”American Dreamer is a journey of memories that marked my personal and professional life – from childhood in Elmira, New York, to building a global business. I am very excited to be able to share my journey and hope to inspire others to follow their dreams ”
American Dreamer has already been praised:
“Whenever I think of Tommy Hilfiger, I think of a designer who is capable of engaging fashion in the American flag. In American Dreamer Tommy shows how he got the stars (rock) and stripes (preppy) to become an image – and a brand – that is known worldwide for its American essence and is closely linked to the universe of pop music. “- Anna Wintour.
“Tommy settled in the fashion industry when the hip-hop boom took place and immediately rockstars and rappers wanted to wear the brand. From this moment on, year after year, it stays at the forefront with stylish looks and style. Your creative energy has always been an inspiration to me. Tommy is himself an American Dreamer. “- Mick Jagger.
“Tommy Hilfiger is an inspiration to many people. American Dreamer shows how he became successful as an entrepreneur and how he always did with integrity. I’ve known him for a long time and every time I talk, I learn something new about how to create a successful business. “- David Beckham.
“Tommy is one of the most genuine people I know. At American Dreamer you can feel your passion in everything you do – as a parent, in friendship, in family, and in the fashion industry!”— Alicia Keys.
American Dreamer was written by Tommy Hilfiger in collaboration with Peter Knobler. The cover photo is authored by well-known photographer Richard Phibbs and was made at Flagship Store Tommy Hilfiger on Fifth Avenue in New York.The memoir is published by Ballantine Books, which belongs to Random House, a section of Penguin Random House, the largest book publisher in the world in this category, whose parent company is Bertelsmann AG of Random House. The memoir will be available worldwide on tommy.com and selected Tommy Hilfiger stores.