Rafael Nadal’s ready to strip down to his skivvies again…
The 28-year-old Spanish tenista, a 14-time Grand Slam winner, has been named the new face and body of Tommy Hilger‘s underwear line.
“I’ve always admired Tommy Hilfiger’s cool, all-American designs which are sophisticated and easy to wear, and I’m excited to be partnering with the brand,” says Nadal.
Nadal, who previously served as a spokesmodel for Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans’ autumn/winter 2011-2012 campaign, has signed up as the fashion label’s global brand ambassador in 2015, as well as appear in campaigns for its tailored collection.
“Rafael Nadal has been a longtime personal friend and supporter of our brand, and I’m continuously inspired by his dedication and passion for his sport,” says Hilfiger about his selection. “This exclusive partnership brings one of the greatest athletes of this generation into our Tommy family. Rafael embodies an effortless sense of style that exemplifies and reflects our brand spirit – he’s confident, fun and cool.”
The full campaign, which will be photographed in early 2015 in Nadal’s native Spain, will highlight Tommy Hilfiger’s new underwear collection. The line features “updated fits, revamped fabrics and elevated details” while the Autumn 2015 Tommy Hilfiger Tailored collection consists of ‘sharp silhouettes, modern tailoring and rich textures.’