NYFW SS18 : For the Love of Tom Ford

by Cara Livingstone 

Tom Ford has been the savior of many a brand. His stint at Gucci revived a floundering icon, his artistry lit up YSL when it seemed most unlikely. So when he went on to start his own brand no one batted an eye. Well, no one should have as the bloody-minded artistry Tom produces is nothing short of extraordinary. And that bloody-mindedness, that sense of the right aesthetics at the right millisecond were on display at the Park Avenue Armory. He co-opted elements from his much-loved men's collection and installed the same spine into this SS18 collection for women. If you ignore the commerce savvy, celebrity adored aspect of Tom Ford as a brand you are left with just pure artistry from the sheer dresses and elegant and tight silhouettes. It is no surprise that everyone loves Tom Ford, because who does not like Art that sells in while holding on to it's soul.