Tom Ford Thinks Women Wear More Makeup These Days ‘Because It’s Cheaper Than Buying Clothes’

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 30:  (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED)  Tom Ford attends an exclusive party hosted by Jay Jopling to celebrate the completion of 'Contra Mundum' or 'Against The World', a one of a kind diamond glove created by Daphne Guinness and Shaun Leane, on June 30, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
Tom Ford. Photo: Dave M. Benett/2011 Dave M. Benett

He told the Telegraph: "Have you noticed how much make-up girls are wearing these days? It's because it's cheaper than buying clothes. I love beauty products. At Gucci I'd spend days working with a make-up artist getting the show to look right. I was never drawn to walking in women's shoes that's maybe why some of them hurt. I never had a desire to wear the clothes. I'm probably the only man in England who doesn't want to dress in drag. But make-up? That I'm serious about." [Telegraph UK]