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By Tommy Hilfiger,Peter Knobler,Quincy Jones

In this story of grit and glamour, setbacks and comebacks, company and dad tradition icon Tommy Hilfiger stocks his amazing lifestyles tale for the 1st time.

Few designers have stayed on most sensible of adjusting tendencies the way in which Tommy Hilfiger has. Fewer nonetheless have left such an indelible mark on international tradition. seeing that designing his first number of “classics with a twist” 3 many years in the past, Tommy Hilfiger has been synonymous with all-American style—but his future wasn’t continually so transparent. transforming into up one among 9 childrens in a working-class relations in Elmira, manhattan, Tommy suffered from dyslexia, flunked sophomore yr of highschool, and located himself regularly at odds together with his father. however, this self-described dreamer had a imaginative and prescient and the relentless will to make it a fact. At eighteen he opened his personal outfitter, parlaying his uncanny intuition for sort right into a budding occupation as a manner clothier. via a long time of triumph and turmoil, Tommy remained doggedly positive. To at the present time, his method of trade is rooted in his optimistic view of the world.

American Dreamer brims with anecdotes that disguise Tommy’s years as a membership child and scrappy entrepreneur in Nineteen Seventies long island in addition to special insights into the unique A-list personalities with whom he’s collaborated and interacted, from Mick Jagger and David Bowie to Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein. yet this can be greater than only a style icon’s memoir—it’s a street map for development a model, either professionally and for my part. Tommy takes us behind the curtain of each decision—and each mistake—he’s ever made, supplying recommendation on management, company, team-building, and creativity. 

This is the tale of a real American unique, instructed for the 1st time in his personal phrases, with honesty, humor, and the insatiable urge for food for all times and elegance that proves that typically you'll want to dream vast to make it big.

Praise for American Dreamer

“A certain check out the style international . . . a decent, ordinary, in general wonderful autobiography of the guy who created a vintage but hip line of clothing.”Kirkus Reviews

“Fashionistas and company professionals alike will glean vital classes from Hilfiger’s rags-to-riches rag-trade story.”Booklist

“Tommy burst onto the style scene on the peak of hip-hop and used to be immediately taken up via rappers and rockers alike. considering that then, 12 months after 12 months he has been prior to the curve together with his dependent and fashionable appears. His artistic strength has continuously been an notion to me. He’s particularly himself in American Dreamer.”—Mick Jagger

"In American Dreamer Tommy exhibits how he has taken the (rock) stars and the (preppy) stripes and are available up with a look—and a label—that are famous globally as being quintessentially American, in addition to a model that regularly retains time with pop music.”—Anna Wintour

“Tommy is an notion to many people. American Dreamer exhibits how he has controlled to achieve success in enterprise and performed so with integrity.”—David Beckham 

“Tommy is without doubt one of the so much real humans i do know! In American Dreamer you could think his ardour pour via every thing he does: type, fatherhood, family members, and friendship!”—Alicia Keys

“Tommy Hilfiger is an American icon who used to be capable of go beyond style and mix it with popular culture and take it to a world viewers. American Dreamer files how, in contrast to the other dressmaker, Tommy was once capable of faucet into track, its tradition, and its effect on society.”—Tommy Mottola

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