While it has been top secret that a TOM FORD store was set to come to Buckhead Atlanta! Jump for joy because now we have confirmation that an TOM FORD store is coming to Buckhead Atlanta this time for real … Wow, this is big news for metro Atlanta, Georgia.
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Tom Ford—the man—is one of the most coveted names in fashion, having injected a faltering Gucci with sex appeal and glam as its creative director from 1994 to 2004, also laying the foundations of the Gucci Group—now Kering—and heading up design at Yves Saint Laurent at the same time. He put these heritage labels back into the limelight, slick and daring. Tom Ford—the brand—has the same cult appeal. His eponymous label launched with cosmetics and menswear in 2006, adding womenswear—a fast red carpet commodity—in 2010. That he’s a darling in Hollywood (he calls L.A. home, though the headquarters is in London) is no surprise, as the multitalented Ford directed a critically acclaimed film, 2009’s “A Single Man,” in his “downtime.