10/21/2011 09:14 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Tom Ford, 1997: A Look Back

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of American designer Tom Ford at the VH1 Fashion Awards on October 1, 1997. At the time, Ford was the creative director of Gucci, a position which now belongs to Frida Giannini. What a stud!

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Take a look out our previous A Look Back photos in the slideshow below.