Tom Hanks Lessons About Fashion From Tomford

During an interview, Tom Hanks discussed his friendship with the legendary fashion designer TomFord, and he also learnt how to step up his fashion ‘A ‘ game. According to the article from Vogue’s September Issue, Hanks, 63, and his wife Rita Wilson “are among Ford’s closest friends in LA.” It pays to have Tom Ford on speed dial.

More-so, Hanks is also a huge fan of Ford’s films he said during the interview “‘A Single Man’ and ‘Nocturnal Animals’ were, essentially, low-budget movies without any cheap aesthetics or sacrifices, which takes a strong hand and a soft touch”. “I’ve made a lot of films, but I find myself listening to Tom talk about directing a lot.”

Tomford who is a CFDA chairman and Tom Hanks an Oscar winning actor, don’t just discuss film-making, he added. “Of course I still ask him fashion questions like a pilgrim who has climbed a mountain in search of wisdom, and he has imparted the most simple of answers: Button the jacket, as it slims your form. Use the pockets, as a jacket is like a man’s purse — just don’t get bulky. Cap-toed shoes go with everything.”

So guys, take all your man style-tips from Ford’s sartorial advice and stick to the above.


Lola Joseph