"I don't get the need for this immediacy. In fact, I think it's bad," Ford said. "The way the system works now, you see the clothes, within an hour or so they're online, the world sees them. They don't get to a store for six months. The next week, young celebrity girls are wearing them on red carpets. They're in every magazine. The customer is bored with those clothes by the time they get to the store. They're overexposed, you're tired of them, they've lost their freshness."
I'd love a sit down and dish with Tom. The polite note at Tom's London Fashion Show today was a quiet reminder that this is different, special and no photographs please. A few tweets "chic bohemian luxurious collection" and "sexy, chic, don't mess with me." Rock star clothes that cost the moon and it's nice that way.