10/08/2010 02:15 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

A Conversation With Domenico De Sole, Chairman of Tom Ford International

As President and CEO of Gucci Group, Domenico De Sole saved Gucci from bankruptcy and built one of the most successful luxury conglomerates in the world. After leaving Gucci with Tom Ford in 2004, he and Ford founded Tom Ford International, a rapidly expanding brand that recently showed its first women's collection to critical acclaim.

In this conversation, De Sole reveals the fascinating story behind Gucci's near-collapse and articulates his vision for Tom Ford and the global luxury goods industry.

A Conversation with Domenico De Sole from Andrew Muscato on Vimeo.