Fashion Icon Ginny Hilfiger: “The best way to help your team thrive is through inclusion and positive reinforcement; it’s also important to be thankful, to be kind and to have fun!”

Alexandra Spirer
Authority Magazine
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6 min readJul 2, 2020

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I feel the best way to help our team thrive is through inclusion and positive reinforcement. I also think that it’s important to be thankful, to be kind and to have fun!

For my series on strong female leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ginny Hilfiger.

Ginny Hilfiger began her career in fashion at a very young age. At seven years old, she often spent her free time at her brother Tommy’s fashion boutique, the People’s Place, in Elmira, New York. Ginny spent her days folding clothes, dressing mannequins, and shadowing her brothers and sisters who had paved the way before her. When it came time to choose a career path, Ginny’s passion for the fashion industry guided her next steps.

Enrolling in the Fashion Institute of Technology for Fashion Design, Ginny spent her summers assisting her brother at his new company, Tommy Hilfiger. In time, Ginny became EVP of Design for the Hilfiger brand, holding the position for over 15 years. Her most notable accomplishments during that time

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Alexandra Spirer
Authority Magazine

I am an entrepreneur, publicist, journalist and event producer based in Sunny Florida. My passion is writing & giving back to others.