It's The Apprentice for Fashionistas!
Want to work for Tommy Hilfiger? Many people do. And in his new Apprentice-style show, The Cut, 16 clotheshounds fight for a chance at a job with a $250,000 salary while designing their own collection under the Tommy Hilfiger label. Hilfiger took a break from running his "global lifestyle brand" to talk about his latest venture.TV Guide: Why recruit designers through a TV show?Tommy Hilfiger: It's a fun idea. A lot of people think [what I do] is just about fashion design. It's much broader than that.
TVG: Some people might think you ripped off Bravo's Project Runway.Hilfiger: [That show] was coming to fruition as we were filming and everybody said, "Oh, they're stealing your idea." In fact, we are so different, it's night and day.
TVG: How so?Hilfiger: We're not just about designing clothes. It's about business acumen. It's about social skills. It's about dealing with celebs.
TVG: Will any of your
Thu, Jun 9, 2005