Julia Fox strutted a moist and slippery runway on the Skyline Drive-In in Brooklyn on Sunday evening, as Tommy Hilfiger introduced the third day of New York Style week to a detailed in a downpour.
As visitors — amongst them Kate Moss, Shawn Mendes, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker — took their seats cowering below umbrellas and plastic ponchos, the drizzle turned torrential. However that wasn’t going to cease Hilfiger’s first on-schedule New York Style Week occasion in three years.
The see-now-buy-now assortment, which was additionally streamed on Roblox (with digital variations in the stores in your avatar too), was a celebration of the model’s 90s hip hop period, with varsity jackets, large leg slacks and large outsized rugby shirts (a 90s Snoop Canine favorite) a mainstay.
“We’ve invented quite a lot of the cool preppy classics and made them related for right now,” mentioned Hilfiger in a pre-show preview.
Additionally hitting the runway was his latest collaboration with Richard Quinn, the London designer whose debut London Style Week present was famously attended by the Queen. Hilfiger first clocked the designer on the British Style Awards final yr, when Kylie Minogue took to the stage in certainly one of his outlandish floral catsuits.
“I used to be similar to ‘oh my god that is so cool’,” says Hilfiger. “He’s very proficient, he’s an artist and a designer so we thought we must always get collectively… After which we came upon in his Central Saint Martins days he was sporting Tommy Hilfiger tartan and plaid shirts.”
The limited-edition, gender impartial assortment, which went on sale mid final week and is already bought out in components, splices Hilfiger’s preppy shirting and denim with the floral prints, full face balaclavas and headscarves which have turn out to be Quinn’s signature. A full denim catsuit look that includes a Quinn-Hilfiger mashup monogram was significantly good, as had been the reversible floral puffer jackets. God is aware of the soggy viewers wanted one.