It’s the highlight of London’s social calendar. Each July, The Serpentine Galleries, home to some of the world’s most internationally recognized art and architecture collections, celebrates the completion of their seasonal pavilion with a party to end all parties. Tommy Hilfiger hosted this year’s event along with actress Salma Hayek, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg; entrepreneurs Sir David Tang, Matthew Freud and Lalit Modi; architect David Adjaye, painter Alex Katz, Serpentine Director of Summer Programmes Julia Peyton-Jones and Artistic Director Hans Ulrich.
“Art has been one of my greatest sources of inspiration since the beginning of my career.”
– TOMMY HILFIGER
The 2016 design was realized by acclaimed Danish architect, Bjarke Ingels, and was inspired by an “unzipped wall,” transforming from a straight line into a three-dimensional space using fiberglass boxes. Throughout the evening, guests including actress Sienna Miller, musician Ellie Goulding, and models Naomi Campbell and Georgia May Jagger, all dressed in Hilfiger Collection, mingled through the dazzling structure that will be on display in Kensington Gardens through Oct. 9.
“Co-hosting this year’s summer party is a fantastic opportunity to support the artistic community and celebrate some of modern art’s most incredible talent,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “From painting and photography to sculpture, architecture, music and performance, the Serpentine Galleries bring all forms of artistic expression together in one incredible setting.”
From left: Matilda Lowther, Jamie Campbell Bower wearing Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, Julia Peyton Jones, Tommy Hilfiger and Hans Ulrich Obrist; Sienna Miller wearing Hilfiger Collection; Naomi Campbell wearing Hilfiger Collection
Georgia May Jagger wearing Hilfiger Collection with Tommy; Cressida Bonas wearing Hilfiger Collection; Elizabeth and Tommy Hilfiger
Tommy with Ellie Goulding wearing Hilfiger Collection; Boris Becker wearing Tommy Hilfiger Tailored and Lilly Becker in Hilfiger Collection; the Bjarke Ingels-designed pavilion
Architect Bjarke Ingels in front of the 2016 Serpentine Galleries Pavilion that he designed