Fashion news is all the rage, and fresh off the press, it was announced today that acclaimed American designer, Tommy Hilfiger, will be presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award by the British Fashion Council at the 2021 Fashion Awards.
Due at the end of next month at the Royal Albert Hall, Mr. Tommy Hilfiger will be officially recognized and rewarded, not only for his outstanding contribution to the fashion industry, but also for his creation of an inclusive global label that champions everything .
âWe are delighted to honor Tommy Hilfiger with the Outstanding Achievement Award. With over 35 years in the business, his contribution to the fashion industry is indeed exceptional. His brand brings together fashion and pop culture and his efforts to change the world for the better combined with his tenacity, collaborations and instincts are what really set him apart.We look forward to celebrating with him in London in November. Caroline Rush CBE, Managing Director, British Fashion Council
As always, the Fashion Awards, organized by the British Fashion Council, will celebrate top local and international talent, as well as brands and individuals who are making a positive impact on the industry. But also moving with the times, the BFC has a new, renewed creative vigor, setting goals for the future with initiatives, funds and educational programs to support those in the field of fashion.
Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger has grown to become one of the world’s best-known and most-loved fashion and lifestyle brands, and the man himself still retains the position of lead designer, overseeing the creative direction.
Known for their upbeat, playful and upbeat approach to fashion, the brand doesn’t adhere to convention, dances to its own beat and embraces individuality. This ethos has led to the brand’s rich tapestry that sees innovative partnerships and often-unexpected celebrity endorsements that tap into contemporary culture (racing car driver, Lewis Hamilton walking the runway at the Tommy Hilfiger spring fashion show /summer 2020 during London Fashion Week).
Accustomed to forward-thinking initiatives, Hilfiger has created several that put people and planet first, promoting inclusion and diversity within the industry, as well as sustainable initiatives. That’s why we offer the “Make It Possible” program which is part of the company’s overall vision to reduce waste and welcome everyone, creating clothes that have a positive impact on the world.
An initiative that includes 24 bold goals spread across four key pillars, there are Circle Roundwhich focuses on fully circular wear life; made for lifewhich seeks to centralize operations sensitive to climate change, land, freshwater use and chemical pollution; welcome to all, which encompasses inclusiveness and accessibility; and Opportunity for allthat provides equal access and removes barriers to success within the organization.
A milestone in the Tommy Hilfiger brand journey, this initiative also includes TOMMY HILFIGER Adaptivea clothing line for adults and children with disabilities, and the “Fashion Frontier Challenge” which is dedicated to discovering and supporting high-impact fashion startups.
Last year, Tommy Hilfiger also launched the “People’s Place Program” to support the Black Lives Matter movement, set up to provide constant momentum to see long-term change for increased representation of black, indigenous and ethnic people. people of color in the creative industries. , using partnerships and access to careers to enable change.
With this coming together of know-how, experience and vision, along with forward-thinking initiatives to meet the needs of present and future times, here comes Hilfiger and its Outstanding Achievement Award.
Find out more about the British Fashion Council at britishfashioncouncil.co.uk.