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In the January 2011 issue of W, which hits newsstands December 21st, Tom Ford talks candidly about the women who inspired and starred in the show for his first-ever eponymous women's collection. The editorial, above, features some of Ford's spring pieces, shot on Lara Stone by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.
On dressing Daphne Guinness: “Daphne is about structure, so the most important thing is that her dress is corseted and shows off her incredible figure. She is also not a shrinking violet and can pull off fashion looks that many would be afraid of. I wanted her to have one of the most dramatic looks in the show.” On dressing Rachel Feinstein: “Every time I see Rachel, I am dazzled by her smile, and I think about color. Rachel is all about color.”
On dressing Karen Elson: “Karen in such an exotic beauty, I always love dressing her in color that plays off her skin tome and hair color.”
On dressing Lou Doillon: “Lou is young and has an amazing body. She was the perfect person to wear a catsuit—Le smoking.”
· Tom Ford Superwomen [W]