The Tom Ford eyewear lines have been popular since their inception. Their creator is noted for turning around the flagging Gucci fashion house as its creative director over a ten year period starting in 1994. During that time he also became director of the recently acquired Yves Saint-Laurent line. While the Gucci fashion house was under his directorship it was taken from near bankruptcy to a multi-billion dollar profit company again by 1999.
In 2004 Tom Ford broke away from Gucci and formed the self monikered fashion house simply known as “Tom Ford”. His most notable original creations in his company’s early years are his lines of eyewear. Tom Ford eyeglasses became so popular so rapidly that many people were mistakenly under the belief that they had existed for a long time and they were only now becoming popular.
Tom Ford frames are popular for many reasons but one of the most often cited ones is the craftsmanship in each set. Each model in his line of eyewear is superbly crafted and considered a work of art. While Marcolin S.P.A. manufacturers his designs each is hand finished in Italy. His collection is crafted through a combination of metal and acetate designs. These designs are made for both men and women. They exude a bold, elegant, style with a sense of sophistication and luxury.
The owner of the company, Tom Ford, exclusively designs each item in his line. They are manufactured utilizing cutting edge and ground breaking designs that involve classical details and continually graceful styles.
Tom Ford glasses are worn by many of the notable individuals of the current era. Celebrities and movie stars flock to his designs due to his solid reputation as a top-tier designer, one of the best in the world today. This is a two-way street with him and many of his eyewear lines have been named after his favourite celebrities. The stunning and sensational brand that is Tom Ford has attracted many A-list celebrities, including Brad Pitt, Cheryl Cole, Angelina Jolie, Madonna and Jennifer Aniston.
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