Celebrity 7 of Tom Ford's Most Memorable Life Moments By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on February 16, 2016 @ 08:15AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Getty Images, Courtesy At 54 Tom Ford continues to play muse to his own master: an impeccable stud serving up a swirl of bons mots, earthy scents, and debonair fashion. The designer, who recently spoke to InStyle's Editorial Director Ariel Foxman for Time, has been busy wrapping up edits on his second film, Nocturnal Animals, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams. Though he's got no time to dillydally, Ford's success has afforded him the freedom to do what he wants when he wants. And that means bucking convention when something just doesn't sit right. Tom Ford on How Designers Are Dictators and Why He Would Turn Down Dressing a Celebrity Scroll down to take look back at seven of the designer's most memorable moments in his life and career, and read Ford's interview with Foxman in Time's Feb. 22 issue and at time.com. 01 of 07 1995 Paul Hurschmann Revitalizes Gucci; Madonna, wearing it head to toe, slays at the MTV Video Awards. 02 of 07 2003 SGranitz Also revitalizes YSL; Julianne Moore wears his gown to the Academy Awards. 03 of 07 2009 ©Weinstein Company/Courtesy Everett Collection Writes and directs A Single Man, starring Moore and Colin Firth. 04 of 07 2012 Jon Furniss Becomes a parent to a baby boy with husband Richard Buckley. 05 of 07 2013 Stephen Lovekin "I don't pop molly/ I rock Tom Ford," raps Jay Z on an album track named for the designer. 06 of 07 2015 Courtesy Forgoes a traditional runway show and releases a music video starring Lady Gaga and his spring 2016 collection. 07 of 07 2015 Getty Images, Courtesy Lips & Boys collection's Drake lipstick, named for the rapper, sells out in minutes at $35 a tube. Ariel Foxman is the editorial director of InStyle. Read his interview with Tom Ford, from Time's Feb. 22 issue, at time.com.