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Tommy Hilfiger slashes $30 million from duplex price

Tommy Hilfiger’s opulent Manhattan penthouse is back on the market and available to buy for a surprisingly low $50 million after the celebrated fashion designer cut £30 million from the original asking price.

Hilfiger, 66, has slashed the cost of his sprawling Plaza Hotel apartment as he endeavours to sell the property – four years after putting it on the market for $80 million.

With 5,600 square-feet of space and stunning views across New York’s Central Park, the duplex represents good value for anyone with pockets deep enough to afford its revised valuation. 

Value for money: Tommy Hilfiger’s opulent Manhattan penthouse is back on the market and available to buy for a surprisingly low $50 million after the celebrated fashion designer cut £30 million from the original asking price

Wealth: The designer also owns homes in Miami and a hideaway villa in Mustique, a private island in the Caribbean

Wealth: The designer also owns homes in Miami and a hideaway villa in Mustique, a private island in the Caribbean

The designer has reportedly spent £20,000 on renovations to the apartment since he originally purchased it for $25.5 million in 2008, and a series of new shots capture its stunning interiors in all their glory. 

Hilfiger has combined the units into the 5,600 sq ft condo it is today, offering four bedrooms, four bathrooms and unobstructed views of Central Park and Fifth Avenue.

The first floor has views overlooking the famous street, known for having some of the most expensive shopping in the world, as well as Manhattan’s skyline.

Lavish: Hilfiger, 66, has slashed the cost of his sprawling Plaza Hotel apartment as he endeavours to sell the property ¿ four years after putting it on the market for $80 million

Lavish: Hilfiger, 66, has slashed the cost of his sprawling Plaza Hotel apartment as he endeavours to sell the property – four years after putting it on the market for $80 million

Come and get me: With 5,600 square-feet of space and stunning views across New York¿s Central Park, the duplex represents good value for anyone with pockets deep enough to afford its revised valuation

Come and get me: With 5,600 square-feet of space and stunning views across New York’s Central Park, the duplex represents good value for anyone with pockets deep enough to afford its revised valuation

Stunning: There is a formal dining room with a wet bar, a breakfast room right under the dome of the Plaza Hotel

Stunning: There is a formal dining room with a wet bar, a breakfast room right under the dome of the Plaza Hotel

There is a formal dining room with a wet bar, a breakfast room right under the dome of the Plaza Hotel, and a paneled library nook.

An eat-in kitchen, powder room, family room and study also fill the floor.

A curving staircase leads to the second level, where a private terrace in the master bedroom suite offers an incredible view of Central Park.

Calming: A cosy living room offers sweeping views across Manhattan and a cosy fireplace 

Calming: A cosy living room offers sweeping views across Manhattan and a cosy fireplace 

Welcome: Of its four bedrooms, three come with their own private bathrooms 

Welcome: Of its four bedrooms, three come with their own private bathrooms 

Relaxing: A large double bed and numerous fitted wardrobes fill one of the spacious bedrooms 

Relaxing: A large double bed and numerous fitted wardrobes fill one of the spacious bedrooms 

Elegant: One bedroom even boasts its own dressing room and a walk-in closet, filled with shoes and immaculately folded clothes

Elegant: One bedroom even boasts its own dressing room and a walk-in closet, filled with shoes and immaculately folded clothes

The colour purple: A tasteful colour scheme dominates in one of its smaller bedrooms, as do five framed pictures of The Rolling Stones

The colour purple: A tasteful colour scheme dominates in one of its smaller bedrooms, as do five framed pictures of The Rolling Stones

The bedroom also has a dressing room and a walk-in closet. 

The top floor also features three more bedrooms, two with private bathrooms, and a sitting room.

Apartment 1809 at One Central Park South comes with all the perks of a hotel – including valet parking, housecleaning and room service from celebrity chef Todd English’s restaurant. 

Not bad: A private terrace in the master bedroom suite offers an incredible view of Central Park

Not bad: A private terrace in the master bedroom suite offers an incredible view of Central Park

Nice touch: A powder room sits between a bedroom and a walk-in closet 

Nice touch: A powder room sits between a bedroom and a walk-in closet 

Bed ahoy: The children's bedroom is decorated in a red and blue nautical theme that seems to be directly inspired by Hilfiger's own fashion lines

Bed ahoy: The children’s bedroom is decorated in a red and blue nautical theme that seems to be directly inspired by Hilfiger’s own fashion lines

Bargain: Apartment 1809 at One Central Park South comes with all the perks of a hotel - including valet parking, housecleaning and room service from celebrity chef Todd English's restaurant

Bargain: Apartment 1809 at One Central Park South comes with all the perks of a hotel – including valet parking, housecleaning and room service from celebrity chef Todd English’s restaurant

It's all in the details: Hilfiger had reclaimed wood floors and vintage fireplaces from England installed in the unit

It’s all in the details: Hilfiger had reclaimed wood floors and vintage fireplaces from England installed in the unit

Space to spare: One of its bathrooms boasts all the accouterments one would expect from a multi-million dollar penthouse apartment  

Space to spare: One of its bathrooms boasts all the accouterments one would expect from a multi-million dollar penthouse apartment  

The first floor makes heavy use of elegant black lacquered walls, coordinated with deep rich reds and even cheetah print.

Hilfiger had reclaimed wood floors and vintage fireplaces from England installed in the unit, which is also decorated with antiqued mirrors.

While some of the rooms are done in the crisp and elegant cream and gold colors one would expect to see inside a five-star hotel, others have much more personality.

Read all about it: The duplex even boasts its own library, complete with an extensive array of books 

Read all about it: The duplex even boasts its own library, complete with an extensive array of books 

Going wild: The first floor makes heavy use of elegant black lacquered walls, coordinated with deep rich reds and even cheetah prints

Going wild: The first floor makes heavy use of elegant black lacquered walls, coordinated with deep rich reds and even cheetah prints

Flying the flag: A framed Union Jack takes a prominent place in another of the property's bathrooms 

Flying the flag: A framed Union Jack takes a prominent place in another of the property’s bathrooms 

Step by step: A sweeping staircase leads to the property's second level 

Step by step: A sweeping staircase leads to the property’s second level 

Cooking up a storm: The kitchen gives the penthouse a modern flair in a hotel known for its French-Renaissance style

Cooking up a storm: The kitchen gives the penthouse a modern flair in a hotel known for its French-Renaissance style

One of the bedrooms is done in a bright lavender, while the children’s bedroom is decorated in a red and blue nautical theme that seems to be directly inspired by Hilfiger’s own fashion lines. 

Perhaps most distinctive is the dome which features a mural painted by Hillary Knight, the original illustrator of the Eloise books.

Just like Hilfiger’s family, Eloise lives in the room on the ‘tippy-top floor’ of the Plaza Hotel, as the classic goes.

Knight incorporated both Eloise and members of the Hilfiger family into the mural.

Finishing touch: An outdoor terrace offers the prospective buyer an opportunity to enjoy al fresco breakfast, lunch or dinner

Finishing touch: An outdoor terrace offers the prospective buyer an opportunity to enjoy al fresco breakfast, lunch or dinner

Room with a view: The apartment, which is on the 18th and 19th floors of the Plaza, features incredible views of Central Park

Room with a view: The apartment, which is on the 18th and 19th floors of the Plaza, features incredible views of Central Park

Quite a sight: Central Park and downtown Manhattan stretch off into the distance  

Quite a sight: Central Park and downtown Manhattan stretch off into the distance  

Incredible: Perhaps most distinctive is the dome which features a mural painted by Hillary Knight, the original illustrator of the Eloise books

Incredible: Perhaps most distinctive is the dome which features a mural painted by Hillary Knight, the original illustrator of the Eloise books

But Hilfiger’s love for contemporary pop art also shines through the interior, which was decorated throughout with paintings by the likes of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Richard Prince and graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Hilfiger said in the past he wanted to build ‘a home’ at the Plaza, but is now ready to say goodbye to the apartment for good as he and wife Dee Ocleppo spend most of their time at the family’s Greenwich, Connecticut estate.

They also have a home in Miami and a hideaway villa in Mustique, a private island in the Caribbean.

Making his stamp: Some of the rooms are done in the crisp and elegant cream and gold colors one would expect to see inside a five-star hotel 

Making his stamp: Some of the rooms are done in the crisp and elegant cream and gold colors one would expect to see inside a five-star hotel 

Take the weight off your feet: Window seats also offer incredible views across Central Park 

Take the weight off your feet: Window seats also offer incredible views across Central Park 

Happy family: Hilfiger with daughters Elizabeth Hilfiger (L), Ally Hilfiger (R) and wife Dee Ocleppo (C)

Happy family: Hilfiger with daughters Elizabeth Hilfiger (L), Ally Hilfiger (R) and wife Dee Ocleppo (C)

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