Tom Ford, real name Thomas Carlyle Ford, is an American fashion designer and film director. Tom Ford gained fame in the fashion industry by turning around the Gucci brand in the 1990s. Ford was hired as the women's ready to wear designer in 1990 and eventually worked his way up to design director two years later. He also worked at Perry Ellis before starting his own label in 2004.
Tom Ford suits have gained acclaim in recent years. Daniel Craig wore bespoke Tom Ford suits, cardigans and coats as James Bond in "Quantum of Solace". The next Bond flick, Skyfall is also supposed to feature clothing from Tom Ford. Other celebrities to wear Tom Ford suits include Brad Pitt and tennis star Roger Federer.