Known for its line of clothing design and fragrance, Tommy Hilfiger is a American fashion icon that has torn the road to bankruptcy, becoming the owner of a company, one billion U.S. dollars. Holding his own side of the fashion giants such as Perry Ellis, Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, Hilfiger has created a line centered around his original vision of fashion "for people".
Thomas "Tommy" Jacob Hilfiger was born in Elmira, New York, 24 March 1951.It was the second of nine children of Irish Catholic family Hilfiger.Abandon a college education, Hilfiger jumped right in fashion retailing industry of eighteen to work a retailer downtown Elmira. Before long, opened his first shop, aptly named Plaza del Pueblo, but at the moment Hilfiger twenty five years of the store had gone bankrupt.
Hilfiger has not had his first personal failure, it just kept working and when he owned a total of ten stores in New York, turned to the design of aspect of fashion. He moved to New York and although he was offered posts assistant designer with Perry Ellis and Calvin Klein, he turned down to focus in his own dream. In 1985, the same names as Tommy Hilfiger was granted to the company founded, which now is a company billions of dollars over forty licensure and products sold worldwide.