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Tommy Hilfiger, Chado Ralph Rucci Headed for Sunday Showdown

Both fashion labels will show their spring collections at 8 p.m. on Sunday.

SUNDAY SHOWDOWN: Tommy Hilfiger and Chado Ralph Rucci will each show their spring collections at 8 p.m. on Sunday, but Chado Ralph Rucci chief executive officer Jeffry Aronsson isn’t sweating the overlap. The executive said, “It is not a concern for the company. It is more unfortunate for those who feel torn about having to make a choice.”

Ralph Rucci’s show will be at Lincoln Center and Hilfiger’s will be staged al fresco on the High Line. About 650 guests are expected at the Ralph Rucci show and, “at this point, we’re having to turn people away,” Aronsson said.

Neither designer was kept in the dark about the double-booked slot. The Fashion Calendar’s Ruth Finley, who has allotted show times for the past 67 years, said Friday, “It’s not great but we always let everyone know when there is a conflict like this.”

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