Tom Ford is a luxury fashion house founded in 2005 by designer Thomas Carlyle Ford. Thomas Carlyle Ford, known as Tom Ford is an American fashion designer and film director. Its product line features ready-to-wear and made-to-measure offerings, as well as footwear, accessories, handbags, cosmetics, and fragrances. Tom Ford partnered with Estee Lauder to create perfumes and cosmetics. The first fragrance created in this collaboration is Black Orchid (2006) and it became an immediate success. Since then, a series of successful perfumes for men and women have been released.