Suit Yourself

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Since April 2005, when he announced his licensing deal with Estée Lauder for a beauty and fragrance line, Tom Ford has been building his eponymous brand, adding to it sunglasses and menswear. Just one year into the launch of his menswear label…

Tom Ford and Karl Lagerfeld Talk Shop

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Kate Betts: You have worn many menswear labels over the years — from Yohji Yamamoto to Dior Homme. You are really an expert on this subject. How did you discover Tom Ford's line? Karl Lagerfeld: In a very simple way: people told me. First…

Tom Ford Goes Out With a Roar

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One of the greatest rides in fashion history ended Wednesday night as Tom Ford, a gardenia in his lapel, came down the runway at Gucci, stopped to kiss his companion and walked the rest of the way alone as a thousand people rose to their feet…

Tom Ford Q and A

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Come Saturday, the fashion crowd descends on Milan to see Men’s Spring Summer 09 collections and one name will be on everyone’s lips: Tom Ford. It’s been four long years since Mr Ford vacated the creative director position at Gucci but…

Nudity in Print

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Tom Ford "As much as I've tried, it has been consistently harder to get images of nude men onto magazine pages and billboards than it has nude women. In a society where images of brutal violence are consumed during breakfast, the male nude…

Tom Ford Spoofs ‘In Treatment’

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[youtube kXWBmf3uPPE] (more videos of Tom Ford) Fashion designer Tom Ford flaunts his acting skills and shows us a rare side of his personality in this spoof of HBO’s “In Treatment,” a parody created for the recent Council of…

Tom Ford and The Power 50

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Tom Ford writes: "Although power is often subjective and defies a ready definition, we determined that to earn a spot on our Power 50 list, candidates have to be gay and American or working primarily in the United States (sorry, Elton) and have…

Tom Ford in Prestige Hong Kong

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Tall, dark and handsome, Tom Ford broke many a heart when he walked away from Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent four years ago. But the celebrity designer is back on the prowl with a series of fragrances, an eyewear line – and a head-to-toe menswear…

The Gucci years are over, luxury’s growing conscience

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Luxury products are - by definition - not necessary. They begin where necessity ends. And many luxury brands have increasingly struggled to justify their more conspicuous excesses to a more challenging consumer marketplace of opinion. However,…

Tom Ford and Life Attitude

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On Midlife Crisis It's a process. There's a great quote comparing midlife to reaching the top of the ladder only to realize that you've had it against the wrong wall. It wasn't so much about changing my outer life; it was a question of changing…

Fashion`s favorite talks about babies, retirement, and deflowerment

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(NEW YORK) Tom Ford's next big foray: fatherhood? In the spring issue of Fantastic Man (The Gentleman's Style Journal) on newsstands this week, the designer says that he has everything--the cars, the homes, the wealth, and the lifestyle--except…

Fantastic Man Spring/Summer 2008: Tom Ford

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When I have to be up at 6:30 tomorrow to tour a newbie I know I really shouldn't be up late on The Fashion Spot, but if you see Tom Ford on the cover of a fairly underground men's fashion mag it would be criminal not to post. The news only…

A Good Bag Quote

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"If a bag is attractive, it makes you feel good by default. It's all about proportion, shape, line, finish, fabric, balance. If all of that is pleasing it will sell. More than that it's like you've gotta have it or you'll die." Source:…

Daniel Craig Reveals Love For Tom Ford

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At his recent cover shoot for the American edition of GQ, Bond actor Daniel Craig revealed his love for Tom Ford's tailoring. "Unlike some guys we shoot, Craig is passionate - and rather knowledgeable - about clothes; particularly suits,”…