‘American Idol’ Names Tommy Hilfiger as ‘Image Advisor’

by | March 8, 2012 at 11:35 AM | American Idol

Designer Tommy Hilfiger (Photo: Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images)

The “American Idol” wannabes are getting a different kind of advisor soon.

Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger has been named the show’s “image advisor” to help the finalists with fashion tips to help establish their performance identities and assist with their style transformations. His first episode will be March 15.

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“I am honored to be joining Ryan, Steven, Jennifer, Randy and Jimmy for the 11th season of American Idol,” said Hilfiger in a statement. “My own experiences at the beginning of my career inspired my commitment to mentor young people who are dedicated to pursuing their dreams. Musicians can bring such a unique vision and personality to the stage. I admire risk takers who share my belief in the power of fashion to transform and influence, and I look forward to working with the artists to guide them in defining their performance style and identity.”

“American Idol” airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8/7c on Fox.

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