Tom Ford

Tom Ford

Tom Ford born in Austin Texas on August 27, 1961 is a prestigious fashion designer, who also serves as a film director in the United States, at the age of eleven his parents Shirley Burton and Thomas David Ford moved to New Mexico specifically to Santa Fe where Ford began his studies graduating in 1979, in his stay in Santa Fe he entered several schools where he retired, including the University of New York where he studied Art History.

Ford wanted to dedicate his time to make television commercials and different publicity campaigns at national level, finally he makes the decision to begin his studies in the well known Parsons The New School for Design, before culminating he travels to the city of Paris staying there approximately two years, this city who is known for fashion woke up in Ford that passion and from that moment began his history in the world of fashion.

His beginnings were given next to the American designer Cathy Hardwick working as his assistant, after his stay in Paris he decided to move to Milan where finally his dreams as a designer working for the firm Gucci, concrete experts in the field ensure that thanks to Ford this company was able to leave the bankruptcy in which she was submerged and turn it into a company that today is worth more than 4 billion dollars, without a doubt a great achievement that marked a before and after in her career, her arrival at Gucci took place in 1990 as fashion designer and in just 2 years he was promoted to Design Director.

Thanks to the creation of an incredible Autumn-Winter collection that managed to save the brand, Gucci became the favorite brand of the public and of many celebrities like Madonna, Tom Cruise, and Gwyneth Paltrow, among others, for Ford it was not enough to build this important fashion house, so it assumed a new challenge, to direct another firm that also needed a change in its direction as it is Yves Saint Laurent, Ford undoubtedly managed to revolutionize the world of fashion, implemented a new concept in the market where the guideline was to show sexuality in an elegant way and this was undoubtedly a resounding success , all this was the prelude for Ford to create his own firm in 2005, not only is he famous for his fashion designs but he also launched perfumes on the market, but fashion was not his only passion, Ford ventured into the world of cinema as Director in 2009 where he directed his first movie called A Single Man with an important cast of actors such as Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. Due to his impeccable career, this famous designer has managed to obtain countless prizes as a result of his work in the fashion field, including Designer of the year on more than one occasion as well as in the role of a film director.