MILAN — Tom Ford’s designs are nothing if not racy and provocative, and that was the case with the striking Gucci collection he showed for fall. This season, he gave his glam Gucci goddess a touch of “Blade Runner” and very bold clothes, from terrific coats to corset evening dresses. Here, his ultradramatic white coat with a face-framing collar. For more fab outerwear, see pages 4 and 5; for more on Milan, see pages 6 and 7.

This story first appeared in the March 6, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.