New rooms dedicated to Tom Ford now open at Gucci Museo, Florence

New rooms dedicated to Tom Ford now open at Gucci Museo, Florence

One to visit

Text: Su Fen Tan

Image: Mario Testino

An homage to a visionary

Since Alessandro Michele took the creative reigns at Gucci last year, he has became the darling of the fashion world, and rightly so. But the Italian house hasn't forgotten the creative director who helped redefine Gucci for the modern era from 1994 to 2004—we're talking about Tom Ford, of course. Known for his retro-tinged designs that oozed with tasteful sex appeal, Ford took Gucci to new heights when he helmed the brand. In fact, Michele worked with Ford in Gucci's London office back in 2002, and is known to have nothing but admiration for his former mentor.


In recognition of Tom Ford's contributions to Gucci, the brand has opened two new rooms dedicated to the designer at the Gucci Museo in Florence; one room showcases a plethora of women's and men's ready-to-wear, while the other has accessories on display. According to Michele, the aim of the spaces is to remind people of the way in which Ford encouraged self-expression through developing a distinctive, sensual aesthetic for the house.


To get a taste of what's in store for you at the museum, take a look at some Tom Ford's most notable campaigns here:

All images courtesy of Mario Testino.


The Gucci Museo is located at Piazza della Signoria, 10, 50122 Firenze, Italy.


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