Tom Ford Calls Rihanna’s Instagram the Most Important Thing in Fashion

@Badgalriri’s #1 fan? Tom Ford – which is surprising, considering this is the same designer who used to ban cell phones from his super-exclusive runway shows.

But apparently, Gucci’s former leading man is starting to recognize the importance of social media in the fashion world. In an interview with Style.com, Tom claimed that celebrity Instagrams are now more important than media of the past. Said Tom:

Customers don’t care anymore about reviews or hard-copy publications. They care what picture Rihanna just Instagrammed while she’s naked in bed, what new shoes she has on, how she’s talking about them. That’s what they respond to.

Is he on to something? Only time will tell. But the real question here is whether Tom’s fandom is enough to make RiRi resurrect her Instagram. Because I for one miss her antics. (But could do without the bed shots.)

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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May 29, 2014

Justin Timberlake’s Personal Stylist? Tom Ford. Jealous.

It’s no secret that Justin Timberlake is a dreamboat (even in his frosted-blond *NSYNC days). But one thing that’s helping him keep his dapper status? The Tom Ford. Not only has the sought-after designer been dressing JT since 2011, but he has now created 600 exclusive pieces for the superstar’s 20/20 Experience World Tour. I’m talking eight original outfits for Timberlake, plus totally unique looks for his backup dancers and band. Where can I sign up?

By Abigail Kuzia, Editor

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November 7, 2013

We Couldn’t Have Said It Better…

We Couldn't Have Said It BetterBy Anna Kuchinsky, Staff Writer

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March 8, 2013