Tommy Hilfiger and tennis star Rafael Nadal are back together for the brand’s Spring 2017 Tommy Hilfiger Tailored campaign.
The campaign features THFLEX, a suiting capsule inspired by Nadal, which has been designed for the active, high performance lifestyle of the modern man. Tommy Hilfiger Tailored and the THFLEX Rafael Nadal Edition collection are available at Tommy Hilfiger stores globally, through select wholesale partners and on tommy.com.
“We are honoured that Nadal continues to partner with our brand,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “He is an amazing athlete and the THFLEX suits perfectly reflect his modern and effortless approach to style. We have a long history of celebrating sport and blending athletic influences into our designs and Nadal perfectly reflects the values of our brand: He is a fantastic sportsman with an optimistic attitude and passion for what he does.”
Shot in Palm Springs, California by photographer Mikael Jansson, the campaign features the THFLEX collection, with three innovative suits designed to provide a sophisticated look with a relaxed ease and comfort.‘The Performance Suit,’ the ‘Ultra-Light Suit’ and the ‘Travel Suit,’ are each crafted from premium fabrics that are engineered to enable ease of movement. This season, Tommy Hilfiger has collaborated with Woolmark, the industry’s gold standard in wool production, to create the limited-edition collection.
“I’m constantly on the move, and the Tommy Hilfiger Tailored and THFLEX designs are perfect for my lifestyle,” said Nadal. “The sharp look and precision fit give a new level of comfort and movement that I’ve never felt in a tailored suit.”
Born in 1986 in Manacor, Spain, Nadal is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional tennis players in history. At the age of 24, he became the youngest athlete to complete the “Career Grand Slam” and is the second male player in the world to have completed the “Career Golden Slam” after winning the French, Australian and U.S. Opens, Wimbledon, and a 2008 Olympic gold medal. Nadal currently holds the record with nine French Open victories – the most won by a single player – including five consecutive title from 2010-2014.
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