Texas-born American designer, Tom Ford, is among the most highly respected and successful designers in the Fashion Industry. Before launching his namesake label, Mr. Ford made his mark on Fashion in 1990 as Creative Director of Gucci followed by a term at the creative helm of Yves Saint Laurent. His innovative and provocative designs set the tone for a new direction in the world of luxury goods.In April 2005, one year after leaving YSL, Mr. Ford announced the launch of the TOM FORD brand, at first featuring only accessories then followed by beauty later that year. In 2006, TOM FORD entered into exclusive partnership with Marcolin to launch the brand’s iconic eyewear collection.The first TOM FORD boutique opened in April 2007 at 845 Madison Avenue in New York. The opening coincided with the debut of the brand’s Menswear and Accessory Collection. In February 2011, the TOM FORD Womenswear Collection was introduced, rounding out the full array of brand categories.In 2017, after several years in London, Mr. Ford marked the brand’s return to the US by moving his woman’s design headquarters to Los Angeles and once again becoming a part of the New York Fashion Week calendar.Always the innovator, Tom Ford has taken Fashion to new levels with his ventures into film. His has received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for his feature films, “A Single Man” and “Nocturnal Animals”.Today, the TOM FORD brand offers an array of categories that embody Mr. Ford’s trademark combination of sensuality, mystique and refined luxury. These values are reflected in the TOM FORD eyewear collection. Made in Italy, with a painstaking attention to detail and quality, TOM FORD eyewear merges together vintage and contemporary influences all rendered instantly recognizable by the brand’s trademark metal “T” temple detail.With over 98 freestanding boutiques- from New York, to Milan, to Shanghai- TOM FORD has truly become a global standard of high-fashion, outfitting celebrities and members of high-society around the world.