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Tom Ford’s Farewell: Fashion Icon Bids Adieu with Final Collection.

Fashion designer Tom Ford has bid farewell to his eponymous brand with his ‘final collection’ showcased at New York Fashion Week. The American designer announced last month that he was stepping down from his role as chairman of his company, Tom Ford International, to focus on other projects.

The runway show, held at the iconic David H. Koch Theatre at Lincoln Centre, featured 34 looks that embodied the sleek and sophisticated aesthetic that has come to define the Tom Ford brand. Models strutted down the catwalk in tailored suits, elegant dresses, and glamorous gowns, all of which featured Ford’s signature touch of luxury.

In a statement released ahead of the show, Ford explained his decision to depart from his label. “I have loved every moment of my time at the helm of Tom Ford International, but it is time for me to pursue other creative endeavours,” he said. “I am grateful to the incredible team that has worked tirelessly alongside me over the years, and I am proud of everything we have achieved together.”

Ford launched his eponymous brand in 2005, following stints as the creative director of Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. Over the years, he has become known for his boundary-pushing designs, which have been worn by celebrities and fashion insiders alike.

The designer’s departure from his label has left fans and industry insiders wondering what he will do next. Some have speculated that he may be planning to focus on his film career, having directed critically acclaimed movies such as “Nocturnal Animals” and “A Single Man.”

Regardless of what the future holds for Tom Ford, his final collection served as a fitting tribute to his legacy in the fashion industry. With its timeless elegance and impeccable craftsmanship, it was a reminder of why he has been one of the most influential designers of his generation.

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