Some Tom Ford Sunglasses For Your Stocking?

Some Tom Ford Sunglasses For Your Stocking?

On the… Is this getting old yet? Shall I just say the 15th of December?
Regardless, we bring you the Tom Ford Antibes TF728 28G
As covered on our eleventh day, Tom Ford is an industry leader when it comes to extravagant eyewear. The Antibes is no exception. 
Tom Ford Antibes TF728 29G Brown with Gold Mirror Sunglasses | Pretavoir
Inspired by the Fall/Winter 2018 Runway Show, each Antibes frame is encrusted with 292 individual Swarovski Crystals all hand-set by skilled artisans. Made in Italy, there are no other aviator sunglasses quite like the TF728 28G’s from Tom Ford, inspired by the classic pilot shape these gold-tone and brown with gold mirror tinted lenses providing you with both 100% UVA and UVB protection. 

The name ‘Antibes’ comes from a French resort town between Cannes and Nice on the Riviera, also known as the Côte d’Azur. Antibes is known for its beautiful and historic old town that is enclosed by 16th-century ramparts with the star-shaped Fort Carré. These stars influenced the Swarovski adornments that cover the Tom Ford frame, and the finished product would not go a miss as you overlook the luxury yachts moored at the Port Vauban marina. Contemporary and chic, Antibes today is a lively resort that buzzes with nightlife and adventure.
We did cover quite a bit of Tom Ford’s entry to Fashion and experience in the industry on our last blog installment, however what we did not mention his creative eye for photography and film. Ford took an interest in photography from the very beginning of his career with his sensuous Gucci adverts produced with Carine Roitfeld. Many of his advertising campaigns garnered attention due to their outrageous and provocative content. For instance, in the year 2000 when he was newly appointed as creative director for Yves Saint Laurent, his adverts for the YSL perfume ‘Opium’, shot by Stephen Meisel was banned from publication in the UK.

His advertisements were and remain a shock to the senses, he celebrates liberation and individuality however, this attitude has caused him to experience creative differences with the PPR management and so Ford and De Sole departed the company. Since then, Ford settled in Los Angeles, and directed and produced the film ‘A Single Man’, which garnered an Oscar Academy nomination and Golden Globe nomination. Ten years on, ‘Nocturnal Animals’ written and directed by Ford was released and again received critical acclaim, the film won a Grand Jury Prize at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, with a cast including Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal and Aaron Taylor-Johnson receiving Golden Globe and Oscars nominations.

Always walking the line of shock-factor and  high-octane and glamorous, Tom Ford continues to create exceptional fashion, film and cosmetics. He creates for the empowered woman with an innate sense of self. These frames completely represent this lifestyle and connect all of Tom Ford’s experiences and influences into a bold and luxurious piece of jewellery.
Our iConnoisseur's collection proudly holds Tom Ford’s Eyewear in pride of place, celebrating his roots in art, glamour and life. The design details on this frame alone provide an insight to a world that is exotic, dazzling and bold. Much like the woman who wears them.

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