The Ford family has long been prominent in Memphis' African-American community. Ford, established a funeral home, which gave the family a broad network in the community. Crumpa prominent white Democrat, dominated city and state politics in the early 20th century and befriended N.
Despite his lack of experience in fashion, Ford called American designer Cathy Hardwick every day for a month in hopes of securing a job at her sportswear company. Hardwick eventually agreed to interview him.
She later recalled the incident: I asked him who his favorite European designers were. He said, ' Armani and Chanel. Is it any wonder he got the job?
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He worked at the company for two years, but grew tired of working in American fashion. My own culture was inhibiting me. Too much style in America is tacky. It's looked down upon to be too stylish. Europeans, however, appreciate style.
The company's creative director, Dawn Mello said, "no one would dream of wearing Gucci". InMello hired Ford as the brand's chief women's ready-to-wear designer and Ford moved to Milan.
When Richard Lambertson left as design director inFord took over his position,  heading the brand's ready-to-wear, fragrances, image, advertising, and store design. Inwhen he was in charge of designing eleven product lines, Ford worked eighteen-hour days.
According to Mello, "Maurizio always wanted everything to be round and brown, and Tom wanted to make it square and black. Selected as Dress of the Year for InFord was promoted to Creative Director of Gucci. In his first year at the helm, he introduced Halston -style velvet hipstersskinny satin shirts and car-finish metallic patent boots.
At one point, Ford was the largest individual shareholder of Gucci stock and options. Like his work at Gucci, Ford was able to pull the classic fashion house back into the mainstream.
Dominico De Sole became chairman of the Tom Ford label. For women, he added "strong women, … intelligent women who know their own style".
Quantum of SolaceSkyfalland Spectre. Various journalists asserted that the ads were vulgar, sexist, or objectified women.
One ad featured a nude woman holding a bottle of the perfume between her legs. Another featured a naked woman ironing a man's pants while he read a newspaper.
A separate ad was banned in Italy. He argued "you can't show male nudity in our culture in the way you can show female nudity" and pointed out that he did a male nude ad while at Yves Saint Laurent which got pulled.
The product caused some controversy, with Christians calling it offensive due to the pendant being shaped similar to a Christian cross or crucifix. In he made his directorial debut with A Single Man based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Isherwood.
The novel was adapted by David Scearce and Ford; Ford was also one of the producers. Ford maintains that he and Falconer are still good friends; decades after their breakup, Ford lent Falconer's last name to the title character of his first movie as a director, A Single Man  in the source novel the character originally had only had a first name.
Politics[ edit ] Ford is a Democrat. He disagreed with America's invasion of Iraq instating that he felt "ashamed to be an American".
His comment drew public criticism within America. In a interview, he said he preferred the term "civil partnership" for both opposite-sex and same-sex partnerships, and to leave "marriage" to religion to decide.
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