• Exclusive: Tom Ford - Don't Put Words in My Mouth

    1 month ago - By WWD

    No, he didn't say it! On Tuesday morning, Tom Ford was the number two trending topic on Twitter nationwide, and not because of his impending ratification to succeed Diane von Furstenberg as the chairman of the CFDA. The Twittersphere was ablaze with a quote about Melania Trump attributed to Ford but unsubstantiated by source or date: “I have no interest in dressing a glorified escort who steals speeches and has bad taste in men.” The quote proved unsearchable.
    All fabricated, according to Ford. “Never! Never, ever, ever, have I said that Melania was an escort,” he told WWD on Tuesday...
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  • Tom Ford Elected the New CFDA Chairman

    Tom Ford Elected the New CFDA Chairman

    1 month ago - By Fashionista

    The Council of Fashion Designers of America has officially elected Tom Ford to be its chairman, effective January 1, 2020. Ford is the 11th designer to hold the position, succeeding Diane von Furstenberg most recently, who held it for 13 years. Before her, the gig - which was upgraded...
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  • Tom Ford Elected Chairman of the CFDA

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Tom Ford has been elected chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
    WWD broke the news last week that Ford was in line to succeed Diane von Furstenberg, who has held the job for the past 13 years. Under von Furstenberg, along with Steven Kolb, chief executive officer of the CFDA, the organization has ushered in a period of unprecedented growth for American fashion, followed by the current period of volatility triggered by seismic changes within and outside of fashion.
    Von Furstenberg had succeeded Stan Herman in 2006, who served in the role for 16 years.
    Ford is the 11th...
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