Tom Ford, a.k.a. Thomas Ford, was an international
model with the Ford Modeling Agency.  He modeled on the runway and in print for Versace, Dior, Balmain, Perry Ellis, Guy & Hawkes, David Jones, Marks & Spencer, Bloomingdales, Macy's and Marshall Fields  among others. 
Tom began his career in Chicago with photographer Bob Frame. Another one of his favorite photographers was Mark Liddell.