Oct 07, 2011 12:00AM

Tom Ford Opens Australian Branch

The menswear designer launches down under as part of Harrolds.

Tom Ford rescued Gucci from the brink of bankruptcy, launched his own bespoke line, and directed A Single Man (the Oscar-nominated film), all the while maintaining his trademark rugged yet handsome face stubble. He's now launched his first ever Australian menswear store. You'll find it - and Ford's tailored suits, ready-to-wear collections, leather goods, shoes, bags, and accessories - in Sydney's luxury mens department store Harrolds.

The store-within-a-store was designed by Ford and his longtime collaborator, Bill Sofield. Much like Ford's clothes (and ad campaigns) the fit-out is sexy and sleek - there's polished ebony, marble, chrome, and mirrored walls. The cabinets and carpets were imported from Europe and master craftsmen traveled to Sydney to complete the installation. The retail experience for the gentlemen clientele promises to be just as luxurious. Tom Ford's own master tailor, Mr. Antonio Blazevic, will be making a special trip down under once a year make made-to-measure suits.

You'll find the Tom Ford store at Harrolds Westfield Sydney, L3 Castlereagh St, Sydney, 2000. A Tom Ford store in Harrolds Melbourne, located at 101 Collins Street, is planned for late 2012.

www.tomford.com

www.harrolds.com.au

Latest


Emoji Just Got Updated To Include 250 More Emojis

*Tiny fist pump hand, wink with tongue out, panda.*


Oyster Fashion: TASTY

Zing! Snap! Pow! Shot by Rene Vaile.


Exclusive: PER—TIM 'United' Collection

A street-cast lookbook with its own NO ZHU soundtrack.


Terry Richardson Is "Okay With Myself About Everything"

In his much-discussed New York Magazine cover story.


London Collections: Men — Day #1

Oyster goes to Astrid Andersen, Topman, Richard Nicoll and more.


Watch: Kanye West @ Bonnaroo

Calls out Pearl Jam and the press. Plus, Dave Chapelle on first meeting Yeezy.


Meet The Model: Amberley Colby

Shot by Harriet Were.


Exclusive: 2 By Lyn & Tony's SS14 'Vortex' Collection

Brutal, beautiful landscapes made wearable.


The Film That Changed My Life: Frank’s Lenny Abrahamson

Plus WIN double passes to see the film!


Why Fucking Awesome Is Fucking Awesome

Gavriel Maynard is 'on board' with their new website.


Exclusive: Unif.M AW14 Campaign

Hollywood prep meets Witches of Eastwick.


Watch: Ryan McGinley's Parsons Commencement Speech

Gives great advice to young photographers.


See Opening Ceremony's Resort 15 Collection

Inspired by an imaginary tropical island.


Design Your Own Custom Prada Heels

Customised rainbow shoes for all!


The Film That Changed My Life: Frédéric Tcheng

Director of Dior and I geeks out over French film, 'Last Year at Marienbad'.


Collection Survey: Vanishing Elephant SS14

Larry David meets dolphins.


Oyster Beauty: All Hair, Don't Care

Plus, how to enter Australia's Most Beautiful Hair.


Mean Girls: The 8-Bit Video Game

I'm not like a regular 8-bit video game, I'm a cool 8-bit video game.


This Tumblr Psychoanalyses Your Emojis

Tiny windows to the soul.


Best Prints of Resort 2015

Prints for days.


Performance Group Wears Pants Stained With Menstrual Blood

The 'Manifesto for the Visibility of the Period'.


Interview: Boyhood's Ellar Coltrane

Coming of age in front of a camera.