For Tom Ford, The Real Runway Is The Red Carpet
The unconventional move was not surprising for Ford; he’s become known amongst insiders for rebelling against the fashion industry’s regimented calendar. For years, he’s experimented with different formats to present his designs. For his Autumn/Winter 2015 womenswear collection, he hosted a runway show in the anti-fashion capital Los Angeles—the Friday night before the Academy Awards—to an A-list front row. This past season, he presented his Spring/Summer 2016 collection with a disco music video featuring Lady Gaga and a bevy of leggy models wearing his ’70s-inspired, psychedelic creations.
Ford can do this because he isn’t anchored in any one place—except, perhaps, the red carpet. When it comes time for awards season (which kicked off this Sunday with the Golden Globes) his clothes triumph, particularly on the very famous men he dresses. Read more at Bloomberg.