You’ve probably heard of Tom Ford by now, and if not, he has an interesting back-story. Ford began studying interior architecture in New York in the 1980s, but after a year out in Paris as an intern at the fashion house Chloe, he decided to move into fashion. After working his way up in smaller fashion houses, in 1990 he moved to Gucci, where he thrived. Moving to Milan he took to designing both men’s and women’s wear, and helped turn the failing brand into the powerhouse we know today. In 1994 he was promoted to creative director, and turned the brand from near-bankruptcy to a $4 billion empire.
After the brand was purchased by an investment company, Ford left and decided to go it alone, creating the Tom Ford brand. They began creating beautiful, tailored suits and fantastic elegant gowns, and have branched out from there. The Tom Form … Read more