A man should never wear shorts in the city. Flip-flops and shorts in the city are never appropriate. Shorts should only be worn on the tennis court or on the beach.
We have the Terminator as governor, and we had an actor as president, so why shouldn’t we have a fashion designer as a senator?
I remember talking to Karl (Lagerfeld) years ago when I was at Gucci, and we were having dinner, just the two of us. I said, ‘Karl, so many amazing things are happening, and they’re happening so fast and I feel like I can’t take it in.’ And he said, ‘You won’t be able to take it in. But later you’ll look back at it and then you’ll be able to take it in and appreciate it.
I think that there are fashion designers who are artists. Alexander McQueen was an artist. He was a breathtaking, spectacular, go-down-in-history artist. What I do, and I’ve always said this, is commercial design.
Thomas Carlyle “Tom” Ford (born August 27, 1961) is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his turnaround of Gucci and the creation of the Tom Ford label before directing the Oscar-nominated film A Single Man.
– Wikipedia Biography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Ford