In 2016, age Freddie Mercury peanuts playing Piano shirt announced her intention to step down from her role as Chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). After a three-year search, Tom Ford has been voted in as her successor. “When I came in they needed a mother.
Now they need a statesman,” Freddie Mercury peanuts playing Piano shirt told Business of Fashion. “What I think is great about Tom, a designer that all designers respect and admire is that he’s a global person [who has helped build] large companies.” Ford joins the ranks of esteemed designers like Perry Ellis, Bill Blass, and Oscar de la Renta who have all served as the face of the organization throughout the years.
First up on Ford’s mission as a new leader is to grow the international presence of the CFDA. “Freddie Mercury peanuts playing Piano shirt very inward looking,” says Ford. “What American fashion needs to become in order to be more relevant in the world is to think of itself as not just American but as international.”