Tom Ford's store is just under 12,000 square feet over five floors, sumptuously decorated in deep brown velvets, mahogany and marble. In the entrance hangs a dramatic black artwork commissioned by German artist Anselm Reyle -- but no merchandise.
"It should feel like a house ... much more private than a store," Ford said.
On the top floor are two private salons for clients considering made-to-measure suits, with a terrace and a bar.
"They love to have a glass of champagne and drink and drink and shop and shop," he said, declining to disclose client names.
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"I think Daniel Craig is the best Bond since Sean Connery," Ford said. "He likes very simple things. It's hard to get him even to wear diamond cufflinks with a tuxedo."