When he launched his own label Tom Ford in 2005, it was no surprise when sales rocketed and new lines continued to be added. His brand gives a nod to styles gone by while making sure each product in the women’s, mens and accessory range is setting the next trend. A good fit is key, with excellent tailoring being at the heart of the Tom Ford ethos.
It cannot be denied that he has the Midas touch when he took his eye for design and his creative flair into the film industry, with his directorial debut A Single Man in 2009. Giving the loveable Colin Firth a Tom Ford style injection and the direction to help him get nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
With many of the advertising for the brand involving beautiful, half-naked models, Ford is not shy about catching the eye through sex and frivolity. And with choices for the face of Tom Ford campaigns such as Nicholas Hoult – of X-Men: First Class fame – Ford is not afraid of thinking outside the box.
Whether you invest in one of his quirky tailored suits, a gorgeous leather bag or the iconic Tom Ford sunglasses, it will be a purchase that will be season worthy for years to come. And if you are blessed with the chiselled features and sculpted facial hair of Tom himself, then you will be as fashionably unstoppable.
At the age of 51 (Yes, 51!) he couldn’t be looking better, and although taking on new projects and being busy as a new father to son Alexander - who was born thorough surrogacy with his partner of 25 years Richard Buckley –he is still as dedicated to fashion as he always has been. The Tom Ford 2013 collections are sure to be well received and much loved. Before you’ve even considered what your summer or winter 2013 wardrobe will look like, this Los Angeles resident will have already pulled the style out of his beautifully crafted sleeve.