Born in Austin, Texas and studied at Parsons in New York, Tom Ford always had a passion for designing though was not sure in which sector. He however joined the fashion industry from the start with his first job being at Chloe and later working with Perry Ellis and Marc Jacobs before he joined Gucci where his prowess came to the limelight. Tom Ford has since established himself as a brand name with his own fashion company and also as a movie director. Tom Ford's first contribution to the perfume industry was the acquisition of Yves Saint Laurent under Gucci where he showcased his style with provocative and controversial highly successful ads for YSL Opium and M7. Tom Ford moved back to the US in 2005 where he launched his own brand Tom Ford which is known for its provocative ads. He Partnered with Estee Lauder to produce his first fragrance Black Orchid in 2006 that was an instant hit followed by the introduction of the Tom Ford Private Blend line of fragrances that has been immensely successful. Tom Ford has since released 51 Perfume and we still expect many more and better to come from the iconic designer. Check out what made Tom Ford's fragrances as one of some best selling fragrance globally.