|The club's disco-era glamor would be a major influence on his later designs||He spent his final year at the new school studying fashion but graduated with a degree in architecture|
|He kept visiting studio 54||Before his last year at new school, Ford spent a year and a half in Paris, where he worked as an intern in Chloe's press office, inspiring his interest in fashion|
There he met ian falconer, who took him to studio 54 for the first time.
|He launched his eponymous luxury brand in 2006, having previously served as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent|
|He currently serves as the chairman of the board of the council of fashion designers of America||At age 16, he enrolled at bard college at Simon's Rock, but quickly dropped out|
Ford began studying interior architecture at the new school's art and design college, parsons the new school for design in New York City.30