FASHION DESIGNER

Tommy Hilfiger

1951 - Today

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Thomas Jacob Hilfiger (/hɪlˈfɪgər/; born March 24, 1951) is an American fashion designer and founder of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation.After starting his career by co-founding a chain of jeans/fashion stores called People's Place in upstate New York in the 1970s, he began designing preppy clothing for his own eponymous menswear line in the 1980s. The company later expanded into women's clothing and various luxury items such as perfumes and went public in 1992.Hilfiger's collections are often influenced by the fashion of music subcultures and marketed in connection with the music industry, with celebrities such as American R&B artist Aaliyah in the 1990s. In 2005, contestants in the CBS reality show The Cut competed for a design job with Hilfiger in a similar fashion to The Apprentice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Hilfiger has received more than 3,847,621 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Tommy Hilfiger is the 12th most popular fashion designer (down from 11th in 2019), the 830th most popular biography from United States (down from 682nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Fashion Designer.

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  • 34

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Among FASHION DESIGNERS

Among fashion designers, Tommy Hilfiger ranks 12 out of 36. Before him are Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Vivienne Westwood, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Hubert de Givenchy, and Donatella Versace. After him are Roberto Cavalli, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Elsa Schiaparelli, Yohji Yamamoto, Vera Wang, and Oscar de la Renta.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Tommy Hilfiger ranks 22Before him are Michael Keaton, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Claudio Ranieri, Paul Breitner, Mark Hamill, and Karekin II. After him are Gordon Brown, Juan Manuel Santos, Aslan Maskhadov, Kenny Dalglish, Kathryn Bigelow, and Anjelica Huston.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tommy Hilfiger ranks 830 out of 15,968. Before him are Jean Harlow (1911), George E. Smith (1930), Loie Fuller (1862), Michael Crichton (1942), Jerry Stiller (1927), and Robert Knepper (1959). After him are Burgess Meredith (1907), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Herbie Hancock (1940), Melanie Griffith (1957), and Quincy Jones (1933).

Among FASHION DESIGNERS In United States

Among fashion designers born in United States, Tommy Hilfiger ranks 3Before him are Calvin Klein (1942) and Ralph Lauren (1939). After him are Vera Wang (1949), Tom Ford (1961), Donna Karan (1948), Marc Jacobs (1963), Anna Sui (1952), Tina Knowles (1954), Irene Sharaff (1910), and Alexander Wang (1983).

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