The Tom Ford eyewear and sunglasses brand has since gone on from strength to strength, and is one of the most popular eyewear brands at present. Tom Ford was born back in 1961, in Austin, Texas. His parents were realtors. He spent his early childhood in the outskirts of Houston, Texas after which his family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico at the time he was 11. He graduated from high school in 1979, after which he dropped out from Bard’s College. After this, he moved to New York City and joined a course of art history at the New York University. Only a year had passed since his enrolment when Ford dropped out of university in order to make up time for utilizing yourself in television advertising campaigns.