As guests like Chris Rock, Carmelo Anthony and Brooklyn Beckham took their seats at Tom Ford’s show Wednesday night, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander captured the scene from behind mirrored sunglasses. “It’s elegant and clean, but also flashy and fun,” said the Oklahoma City Thunder star – and first-level NBA style god. “The best of both worlds.” He’s talking about his outfit, a sparkly silver blouson shirt and taper black trousers, but he may also be describing Tom Ford’s winning approach to menswear. There’s a reason Ford is the first to be called by many celebrities before the awards red carpet: no one else has made vintage outfits so cinematic.
“I’m thrilled,” Gilgeous-Alexander said, adding that he’s looking forward to a “great show.” He is one of the great designers. ” Chloe Fineman, a few seats away, dressed in a bright blue velvet gown, summed up the feeling of the room, easily becoming New York Fashion Week’s most popular star: “I’m sitting across from Madonna and Erykah Badu! I’m going to pee on my own.”
Launched a collection that emphasized the flashy and fun side of Ford: chic Western embroidered shirts, bubble pink suits with short ties, chic zebra and cheetah prints, and a lace lingerie moment is like a Victoria’s Secret show, just with more skin (in the best possible way). Ford also pays close attention to parts of a fashion show turning it into a Fashion Show: The male models’ meticulously sculpted hair is nothing short of spectacular, and a catchy soundtrack. started with Jay-Z and then went back to the ’80s hits that left sitting mates Russell Westbrook and Frances Tiafoe shaking their heads. “I really wanted to sing along the whole time,” singer Conan Gray told me after Ford bowed to a standing ovation led by Rock.
Gray is part of a new generation of Tom Ford fans who wear the brand a little differently than the NBA stars. Like many of his Gen-Z pop stars, Gray wears a costume that loves the TV series — he prefers a bright red stiletto heel over a pair of Chelsea boots, and is no stranger to it. What to do with yellow leopard jacquard pants. Tom Ford isn’t always the obvious choice when it comes to hot outfits, but after last night, it’s safe to assume Ford will reach new heights on the red carpet with a new generation of style. next. After all, Ford’s genre is drama.
Into the room last night where it all fell apart.