Tom Ford on the ‘pragmatic decision’ to move his runway show from London to Los Angeles

February 25, 2015, 7:23 PM UTC
Tom Ford Presents His Autumn/Winter 2015 Womenswear Collection At Milk Studios In Los Angeles - Show
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Designer Tom Ford walks the runway after the TOM FORD Autumn/Winter 2015 Womenswear Collection Presentation at Milk Studios in Los Angeles on February 20, 2015. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tom Ford)
Photograph by Dimitrios Kambouris — Getty Images

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Tom Ford made a bold move when he brought his fall 2015 runway show to Los Angeles—and on Oscars weekend. InStyle’s fashion news director Eric Wilson sat down with Ford post-show, where the designer shared the details on what it takes to bring a high-fashion soirée to the streets of Tinseltown.

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Arguably the most star-studded Fashion Week event thus far, Ford’s front row at Milk Studios was flanked with famous faces like Scarlett Johansson, Beyoncé, Sir Elton John, Amy Adams, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez, Fergie, Nicole Richie, Rita Ora,Julianne Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Campbell, Cody Horn, Anjelica Huston, Olivia Munn, Reese Witherspoon, and more.

So, why did Tom Ford move his runway show to Los Angeles from London? Watch the video above to find out, and browse InStyle’s exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the night in our gallery.

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