"I think it is really important to have a sense of business. As a designer you can get so wrapped up in the design and fashion side that you forget the business side."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Tommy Hilfiger on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Tommy Hilfiger on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Tommy Hilfiger on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Tommy Hilfiger on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Tommy Hilfiger on Erma Bombeck
"My mother inspired me to treat others as I would want to be treated regardless of age, race or financial status."
"I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I wanted to build some kind of lifestyle brand that was preppy and cool."
"We had incense and rock'n'roll posters, and we sold records and rolling papers. People could just, like, hang out. We had a cool vibe going."
"'The Cut' is going to give someone the opportunity of a lifetime and help that person achieve his or her dreams."
"We are really living the American dream, to be a successful brand in the States and in Europe and to steep ourselves in our heritage. But we do it with a sense of humor. We don't take ourselves too seriously in fashion."