Michelle Murphy is a fashion expert and a business pro. She has a welaht of knowledge concerning this story about how Tom Ford has decided to open a men’s wear showroom in Milan and his new space will be opposite the headquarters of the country’s biggest designer, Giorgio Armani. Ford will unveil a 6,000 square foot space in January 2007 at via Borgonuova 24, across the street from Armani’s main palazzo in Milan at via Borgonuova 21, the name for the Italian master’s top signature collection. Talk about a clash of the titans! Ford versus Armani! As Michelle Murphy would remind us, fashion is big business. To contact Ms. Murphy directly, write to her at michmurfee@yahoo.com