Tom Ford Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


19th February 2017

Quote: "I've lost two close friends in just the last three months, and that's two too many. Let all of us have the courage to stand up for the things that really matter in life and in this country and in this world, including healthcare, because all women and - yes, of course, men, too - deserve the best chance to live their lives as freely, openly and as courageously and as unforgettably for as long as humanly possible." Designer-turned-filmmaker Tom Ford campaigns for support at the star-studded cancer fundraiser An Unforgettable Evening in Beverly Hills.


30th November 2016

Quote: "I was asked to dress her quite a few years ago and I declined. She's not necessarily my image..." Fashion designer-turned-filmmaker Tom Ford has no interest in dressing the next U.S. First Lady Melania Trump.


12th July 2013

Quote: "Who would not be flattered to have an entire Jay Z track named after them? I mean, come on, it's pretty rare that something like that happens. It's a kind of validation of one's work, as it means that one has really penetrated and made an impact on popular culture." Celebrity fashion designer Tom Ford is overjoyed to have a song named in his honour on the rap superstar's new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail.


9th July 2013

Fact: Jay Z's new song Tom Ford, from his latest album Magna Carta Holy Grail, was originally titled Izod. The rapper revealed the creative change after he was quizzed by comedian pal Aziz Ansari during a rare question and answer session with fans via Twitter.com on Monday (08Jul13).


26th January 2011

Quote: "When I come home…I wear no clothes until I leave. I eat naked. I do everything completely naked.” Celebrity fashion designer-turned-film director Tom Ford is comfortable in his skin.


6th July 2010

Quote: "I've always admired Brad as an actor, but I think he's even better now. I hope people take this the right way, but he's less physically perfect. His face has so much more character. He's growing into himself." Designer-turned-director Tom Ford wants to work with Brad Pitt.


8th March 2010

Fact: Designer/director Tom Ford designed Colin Firth's one-of-a-kind Oscars tuxedo and stitched the label 'for Colin Firth' inside his jacket. Firth was Oscar nominated for his role in Ford's directorial debut A Single Man.


20th January 2010

Quote: "I think I was kinda cute." Fashion designer-turned-director Tom Ford on how he became a close friend of artist Andy Warhol just two weeks after moving to New York from New Mexico in the late 1970s.


18th January 2010

Quote: "I have a crush on Colin in real life. Who doesn't?" Tom Ford is enamoured with British actor Colin Firth, who stars in the fashion mogul's directorial debut A SINGLE MAN.


25th November 2009

Quote: "Fifteen years ago I told Harvey Weinstein I wanted to make a movie, and he didn't laugh." Fashion designer Tom Ford explains how came to direct his first film A SINGLE MAN, which stars Julianne Moore.


12th November 2009

Quote: "A few weeks ago, (my partner) Richard (Buckley) had to go into the hospital for something, and I had to carry around all these legal documents saying I could make medical decisions for him. It was insane." Designer Tom Ford on why gay marriages should be made legal.


12th November 2009

Quote: "I have always struggled throughout my life with depression. I've never made any of this public because... I'm not one to wear any of this on my sleeve. When someone would come into my office in the morning and ask me how I was I'd always go, 'I'm great! I'm great!' But I wasn't great." Designer-turned-movie maker Tom Ford.


11th November 2009

Quote: "Usually I'm not even able to frown, but my last injections are wearing off a bit and I am able to frown right now. I'd never get a full face-lift, though. Face-lifts on men are a disaster. But I'm a firm believer in Botox and Restylane. Absolutely. Why not?" Designer-turned-director Tom Ford.


3rd August 2009

Fact: Fashion designer Tom Ford will premiere his directorial debut at this year's Venice Film Festival in Italy. A SINGLE MAN, based on a book by author Christopher Isherwood, will compete for the event's prestigious Golden Lion award when it is unveiled in September (09).


7th November 2008

Quote: "If he turns his hand to this with the brilliance that he's turned his hand to everything else that he's ever done in his life, it'll be a masterpiece." Actor Colin Firth has faith in fashion designer-turned-director Tom Ford's filmmaking debut, A SINGLE MAN.


4th November 2008

Fact: Pregnant soul star Erykah Badu has signed on as the new face of designer Tom Ford's fragrance White Patchouli.


4th March 2008

Quote: "It's really a crime - it makes me weep every time! They are great suits." James Bond star Daniel Craig has ruined 40 suits by designer Tom Ford while filming stunts for QUANTUM OF SOLACE, the 22nd installment of the superspy franchise.


17th February 2006

Fact: <p>Actresses Keira Knightley and Scarlett Johansson had never met before their Vanity Fair cover shoot. The pair appear on the March (06) cover naked with designer Tom Ford. </p>


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