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Tommy Hilfiger Women's Spring 2012: Details, Patriotism, and Rapper Son Rapping—Sort Of (Plus: Great Shoes)

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Surrounded by a red-white-and-blue-themed set up Sunday night, Tommy Hilfiger sent a gloriously detailed and eclectically styled collection down the runway. While diversity shined in the show, the cohesive element remained Hilfiger's knack for effortless prep.

From the high slit hi-lo hems on brightly colored leather to the cinching ankle buckles on cigarette pants and platform loafers paneled with plaid, it was all about the details in this show, and the designer even dedicated two large side-set screens to zoom in real-time footage of shoes, accessories and edging, making the experience that much more feature oriented.

Hilfiger used a lively mix of music, from his Gorillaz "Feel Good Inc."xThe Killers "Somebody Told Me" mashup to heavy feedback to jungle-like bongo playing and riffs from The Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction," all of which his son, known in the rapper's sphere solely as Rich Hil, approved of. This was evident due to the the constant enthusiastic and exaggerated head nodding and mouthing of the songs' words (when he wasn't enjoying the company of his date, DJ K. Marie).

Daughter, Ally Hilfiger of MTV show Rich Girls fame was also in attendance, as well as celebrities Russell Simmons with girlfriend Melissa George and niece Angela Simmons, Carmelo Anthony, Corinne Bailey Rae, Petra Nemcova and more.—Payton Wang

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