Breaking News: Gigi Hadid Is Creating a Collection With Tommy Hilfiger

Just when we thought fashion town was looking oh-so-quiet in the lead-up to Christmas, along comes the news that Gigi Hadid—2015's main girl—is set to launch a collection for autumn next year with the American powerhouse Tommy Hilfiger.

The label has been a supporter of Gigi (and sister Bella) for some time, casting them both for the reggae runway of S/S 16, but this takes their working relationship to an entirely new level, naming her a 'global ambassador'. It will be the first fashion collaboration Gigi, 20, has entered into, and knowing the impact that her clothing choices make—especially her downtime casual get-ups—this is bound to mean big business.

Gigi Hadid walking the Tommy Hilfiger runway for S/S 16 


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“Global ambassadorships are a bit overused and not too exciting,” he said in a telephone interview to The New York Times. “We’re really doing something different. We’re creating a line called Gigi by Tommy Hilfiger, using her style, her sense, her social media presence as the top supermodel in the world today.”



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The only clue thus far was an Instagram snap via Gigi's account revealing what looks like the collar of a black satin bomber jacket. But you should be prepared for a full collection. “I ended up staying an extra five hours the first day,” Gigi said when talking about her time in the design studio. “I think they were surprised I was that into it.”

"I never thought I would be asked to design a capsule collection, so it still feels like a dream that Tommy approached me to collaborate," said Gigi. "His company is one that I genuinely love and have been a fan of for my entire life, and Tommy is the easiest, most fun person to work with. I have always looked up to his brand, campaigns and design style. I think our collection celebrates the iconic Tommy lifestyle and mixes a bit of everything: there are styles that are really hippie-chic, styles that are sporty streetwear, and styles that are tomboy but girly; everyone's is going to love a different part of it."

Obviously we are! Are you looking forward to it? Let us know in the comments below and shop the best of Tommy Hilfiger's latest collection now.

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