- Category : Beauty-Designer-Fashion
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 3
American fashion designer and businessman, Ford originally trained as an actor and then studied interior architecture at Parsons School of Designs. He went on to take positions at Perry Ellis and Cathy Hardwick. In 1990, he joined Gucci's, hired by the creative director. In 1994, when Gucci was acquired by a Bahrain-based investment firm, Ford was promoted to creative director. He then moved to Milan with his partner, journalist Richard Buckley.
He left Gucci in April 2004.because of an impasse in contract negotiations. He had been there for 10 years and had made his mark as one of the most influential designers in the business.