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T.H.

Yes, those are my initials, but I’m talking about another T.H. Tommy Hilfiger. I’ve never thought much about this brand, despite the fact that its logo could often double as a monogram. However, last week while running errands in Georgetown, I found myself in front of the store’s M Street window drooling over several ensembles. Once inside, things got even better. Not only did I find myself a pair of wool short shorts, a petal pink silk top with gold beading and some über flattering leggings with ruching at the ankles, but the dressing area had such a warm and eclectic vibe that I documented the scheme for future reference. The perfect blend of traditional and modern, its edgy “town and country” look could be translated beautifully into a twenty-something’s bachelor pad or a townhouse on P Street. Chic duds and inspiration in my pocket – now that’s a successful pit stop!

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Tommy Hilfiger Corp.
Tommy Hilfiger Corp.

An ad from the Hilfiger Fall/Winter 2010-11 campaign … I know I’m always writing about how not preppy I am, but the Jeep Wagonmaster (aka “woody”) is truly my favorite vehicle of all time. Maybe Tommy Hilfiger will loan me this one with the signature “H” on the door.

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Tricia Huntley
Tricia Huntley

The purchases from my fortuitous M Street pit stop.

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Tricia Huntley
Tricia Huntley

The dressing hall with black painted millwork, ebonized floors and purple-grey walls. The pendants, artwork and Oriental runner add a balancing punch of warmth and color to the space.

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Tricia Huntley
Tricia Huntley

A detail of the mirrored dressing room doors.

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Tricia Huntley
Tricia Huntley

Inside the dressing room. The leather chair and gold mirror and sconces help create a sexy little space that’s both masculine and feminine.

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Tricia Huntley
Tricia Huntley

I love the contrast of this tall, traditional chest of drawers against the room’s bold, unusual colors. That’s what I think of as modern today – the unexpected.

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Tommy Hilfiger Corp.
Tommy Hilfiger Corp.

Tricia (“TH” ) xo