Tom Ford Connects with WSJ, Talks Beauty & ‘Nocturnal Animals’

November 17, 2016
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Terry Richardson photographs Tom Ford for WSJ magazine.

Promoting his second film, Nocturnal Animals, Tom Ford puts on his director’s hat and connects with WSJ magazine. Missing no words about his vision, Ford exclaims, “I want all of the actors to be beautiful. I’m sorry—it’s a movie. It’s a moo-vie. I don’t want reality.”

Related: Everything You Need to Know About Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals

Sharing more about the movie, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams, the designer addresses critics. Ford confides, “In some of the meaner reviews, they say it looks like a beauty commercial; it’s too polished; it’s because I’m a fashion designer.”

Tom Ford WSJ Magazine Photo Shoot

Tom Ford appears in a photo shoot for WSJ magazine.
Tom Ford appears in a photo shoot for WSJ magazine.

However, Ford doesn’t take any offense. He offers that “Hitchcock spent way more time on the costumes for the women in his movies–there were costume trials, hair trials, makeup trials, eyebrow trials. He was obsessed with those things, as were a lot of directors then.” Read more on WSJ.com.

Designer and director, Tom Ford dons a cowboy hat and one of his signature suits for WSJ magazine.
Designer and director, Tom Ford dons a cowboy hat and one of his signature suits for WSJ magazine.

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