Tom Ford was born in the city of Austin, Texas. He studied art at New York University and architecture at Persons School of Design. In 1990 he started working for Gucci, and has stayed there for 10 years as their creative director. He became responsible for the design of Gucci's stores and product lines.
He designed many popular bags and accessory during his tenure at Gucci. In April of 2004 he left Gucci and established his own label Tom Ford.
The brand Tom Ford is known as the pinnacle of luxury.