Tom Ford got his start as the creative director for Gucci and Yves St. Laurent. He then later started his own label Tom Ford. Even though Ford’s educational background was in architecture he used his persistence and social savvy to get his start in fashion with designer Cathy Hardwick. Now his own brand is internationally popular and worn by stars like Charlize Theron, James Franco, Justin Timberlake, and many more.
However, fashion is not all Ford is known for these days. He has made a name for himself in film as well. In 2009, he directed the movie A Single Man. which was nominated for an Oscar! However, Ford didn’t stop there. He recently directed the movie Nocturnal Animals staring Jake Gyllanhaal and Amy Adams. Nocturnal Animals has only reinforced Fords directing prowess as it was nominated for three Golden Globes. Ford himself was nominated for two of the movie’s three for best directing and screenplay. Nocturnal Animals is theaters now, so take a break from your normal life and go see it!