Calvin Klein entered into a joint venture with Gazal Corporation Limited to operate, manage and distribute certain Calvin Klein products in Australia, New Zealand and other island nations in the South Pacific.
PVH sold its G.H. Bass & Co. business, in an effort to narrow its focus on its lifestyle apparel businesses and the growth of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger global designer brands.
Tommy Hilfiger entered into a joint venture to operate, manage and distribute certain Tommy Hilfiger products in Brazil.
Completed acquisition of The Warnaco Group, Inc., reuniting "The House of Calvin Klein" and providing the groundwork for one vision for the global Calvin Klein jeanswear and underwear businesses.
Strategic investment in product, marketing and infrastructure – including establishment of joint ventures in India and China for Tommy Hilfiger.
PVH acquires Tommy Hilfiger, one of the world's leading premium lifestyle brands.
PVH acquires the business of Superba, Inc., the world’s largest provider of men’s neckwear.
PVH purchases the worldwide rights to ARROW.
PVH Dress Shirt Group expands its license agreements to include MICHAEL Michael Kors, BCBG Max Azria, BCBG Attitude, Sean John and Donald J. Trump Signature Collection.
PVH acquires Calvin Klein, greatly expanding its growth potential both domestically and internationally.
PVH acquires worldwide rights to the Van Heusen brand, previously owned by us only in North and South America.
PVH acquires IZOD, one of America’s top names in knit shirts.
Van Heusen becomes the top selling dress shirt brand in United States department stores.
PVH acquires G.H. Bass & Co., one of America’s top selling shoe brands.
PVH launches Geoffrey Beene shirts, which becomes and continues to be one of America’s top selling designer dress shirts.
Long an innovator in apparel advertising, PVH employs celebrities including Ronald Reagan, Charlton Heston and Mickey Rooney to promote Van Heusen shirts and place ads on the outfield fences of Ebbets Field and Yankee Stadium.
A patent is granted for the Van Heusen "soft-folding collar". Two years later, this revolutionary new collar is introduced to the public and thereafter gained great success.
The ARROW trademark is first used for detachable collars for men’s dress shirts.
Moses Phillips and his wife Endel begin hand sewing shirts and selling them to local Pottsville, PA coal miners. The small pushcart operation would turn into today's PVH.