Tom Ford is counting to one of the most popular Brands in the fashion world when it comes to statement and elegant fashion. Did you know that Tom Ford was previously creative director at Gucci? We have the details! He’s probably the most revered designer of the decade, has not only captivated with his designs. The American fashion designer is also the hero of a European-American history that goes back longer than the designer’s 42 years could have made you believe.
It was about a boy from the New World who discovered and conquered the Old World. A boy from Austin, Texas, who grew up in Santa Fe, studied architecture and design in Paris and at New York’s Parsons School, worked as a model and actor from an early age, began working as a designer for Cathy Hardwick in 1986, joined Perry Ellis in 1988, moved to Milan in 1990 as a designer for Gucci’s women’s lines and became Creative Director in 1994.
In autumn 2006 Tom Ford showed his first collection, his own flagship store followed the following year. The designer specializes in menswear and accessories for his own label, his sunglasses quickly became a bestseller.