Tommy Hilfiger is set to receive the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award at The Fashion Awards 2021, scheduled for November 29 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. This marks the first physical event for the Awards since the pandemic began. The British Fashion Council (BFC) is honoring Hilfiger for his exceptional contributions to the global fashion industry, highlighting his dedication to creating an inclusive brand that celebrates diversity.
The BFC emphasized Hilfiger’s innovative partnerships, celebrity endorsements, efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the fashion industry, and pioneering sustainability initiatives. They recognize him as one of the most influential leaders of recent decades and an inspiration for future generations. His adaptive clothing range and the «Waste Nothing and Welcome All» strategy of his business were also acknowledged.
This year’s Fashion Awards will focus on expanding its global reach with a new creative approach while celebrating the industry’s leaders who are making a difference. The event aims to highlight fashion’s global impact and its cultural significance.
Caroline Rush, CEO of the BFC, praised Hilfiger’s remarkable 35-year career in the fashion industry, emphasizing his unique ability to blend fashion and pop culture, his commitment to positive change, and his successful collaborations. The BFC is looking forward to celebrating his achievements in London in November.
The Outstanding Achievement Award is a prestigious honor that has been previously awarded to fashion luminaries like Giorgio Armani, Miuccia Prada, Ralph Lauren, Karl Lagerfeld, Anna Wintour, Terry and Tricia Jones, and Manolo Blahnik, among others.