Tom Ford, an American Fashion Designer is known as The Modern Master of Luxury, A man whose name is synonymous with contemporary design & provocative imagery. Iconic Italian fashion house, Gucci & Yves Saint Laurent named him creative Designer. His work there reinvented Gucci for a new era. In 2004, Tom Ford left Gucci Group to form his own company and create the TOM FORD brand. A beauty and eyewear collection debuted first in 2005, and his first flagship store, devoted to luxury menswear, opened to critical acclaim in New York City two years later. The Tom Ford line now covers Menswear, Beauty, Perfume, Cologne, Eyewear, and both Men and Women's Accessories. The brand delivers the authenticity, artistry, and distinctive point of view that is missing in today's mega brands. "My mission is to bring luxury back, expressed through my voice and my style," Ford said. "It is important to me to instill glamour, integrity, and sophistication in everything I do."
Tom Ford’s success has been recognized by a number of awards including: five awards from the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) (1995), (2001), (2002), (2004), (2008); four VH-1/ Vogue Fashion Awards (1995), (1996), (1999), (2002); People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People (1997); the Fashion Editor’s Club of Japan (FEC) (2000), two ACE awards from the US Accessory Council (2001) and (2006) in recognition of his new sunglass line; the Style Icon Award at the 1999 Elle Style Awards (UK); the British GQ International Man of the Year Award (2000); the Superstar Award at the Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars (USA, 2000); Best Fashion Designer, TIME Magazine (2001); GQ Designer of the year (USA, 2001); the Fashion Design Achievement Award at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum’s National Design Award (2003).