A slice of Tom Ford's world

From simple Texan lad to one-man super brand

by 05 December 2013

 

US fashion titan, Tom Ford, skyrocketed out of the shadows and gained international fame by bringing Gucci back to life, creating provocative and overtly sensual women’s wear and sexing-up ad campaigns.

He has won numerous awards over the years and created the Tom Ford label before directing the Oscar-nominated film A Single Man.

But before all this Tom Ford was Thomas Carlyle Ford,  a simple Texan lad, born and raised in Austin, until his family moved to Santa Fe when he was 11.