Feb 3, 2017
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Tom Ford to launch first line of luxury watches

Feb 3, 2017

Tom Ford is stepping into the watch market, announcing today that he will release a collection of timepieces under his Tom Ford brand. To assist him with the creation, Detroit-based watch manufacturer Shinola's leading man Tom Kartsotis. 

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“Watches have long been an obsession of mine,” said Ford. “And, I have been waiting for the perfect moment in our brand development to introduce this category and have also waited for the perfect partner. “

Tom Kartsotis and Bedrock Manufacturing Company has turned out to be that partner. Kartsotis, who has also served time working at Fossil, and the Swiss watchmaking company will work with Ford to help him create his signature time pieces.

"We are very proud to be working with Tom Ford. We have a deep appreciation for the craft, detail, quality, and of course taste, that Tom Ford stands for. These values are relevant now more than ever. We are excited about this collaboration and look forward to helping Tom express his vision.” said Tom Karstotis, a spokesperson for Bedrock Manufacturing Company.

For now, it isn't clear as to where the collection will be distributed, nor is there a release date for the collection.

Tom Ford currently offers products in the eyewear, beauty (under the Estee Lauder brand umbrella), womenswear, menswear, footwear, accessories (including jewelry, belts, and scarves), and leather goods categories.

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