Ford, Tom

Ford, Tom

(Thomas Carlyle Ford), 1961–, American fashion designer and film director, b. Austin, Tex. After designing for Kathy Hardwick (1986–88) and Perry Ellis (1988–90), he moved to Milan and began working for Gucci, becoming women's ready-to-wear designer and then (1994) creative director. He revived the brand by introducing sophisticated new lines for women and men featuring velvet, satin, and metallic fabrics. When Gucci bought YSL Beauté, owner of the Yves Saint Laurent fashion house (2000), Ford introduced provocative advertising and enjoyed new success as the designer of Saint Laurent's ready-to-wear line. After leaving Gucci (2004), he founded his own fashion house (2006). Ford also wrote and directed the films A Single Man (2009) and Nocturnal Animals (2016), both based on novels.
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The Dubai franchise is the brand's first overseas venture for its founders, Jonathan Ford, Tom Sweep, Leigh Metzeling, Chris Weight and Jaxon Manual.
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Kennedy, George Washington, Bill Gates, Henry Ford, Tom Cruise, Walt Disney and many more.
With Graham Ford, Tom Moody, Gary Kirsten and Mickey Arthur apparently ruling themselves out, the short-list is exactly that and Flower impressed in his caretaker role working with new captain Andrew Strauss in the Caribbean despite the poor results.
Cardiff:RDavies;RHowells,GChapman, L Ford, Tom James; L Jarvis, D Allinson;I George, G Horigan, K Gay, M Veater (capt), Brad Davies, Adam Powell, M Lewis, R Shellard.
It's been a bolthole for stars like Jennifer Lopez, Harrison Ford, Tom Hanks and Giorgio Armani since it opened in 1958.
Whether that's his fault, Hollywood's or both, the 37-year-old Bostonian seems unlikely to follow Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise and Arnold Schwarzenegger into the A-list.
With: Jack Finsterer, Travis McMahon, Simon Stone, Luke Ford, Tom Budge, Christopher Baker, Angus Sampson, Steve Le Marquand, Shane Bourne, William McInnes.
But despite working with stars such as Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Sean Connery, he listed TV hero David Jason as his favourite co-star.
Graham's role as account director has seen him working with accounts including Jennings Ford, Tom's Companies, Formula One Lotus, WardAir, DP Furniture Express, Portland Group and GB Holiday Parks.