TOM FORD, NEW YORK
Annie Block -- Interior Design, 12/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
If a store could be an exquisitely tailored men's suit, it would be this New York flagship by Interior Design Hall of Fame member William Sofield. The 8,700-square-foot, two-story emporium is a showcase of precise detailing and sumptuous materials. A double-height entry, with walls paneled in gray suede and flooring of heavily veined marble, sets the supremely elegant masculine mood. Beyond, standouts include the Macassar ebony spiral staircase, an octagonal perfumery, seating upholstered in silk velvet, leather, and suede, and pieces by Jean Arp, Lucio Fontana, and Claude Lalanne. Of course, the picture wouldn't be complete without bespoke suits. They're on the top floor, at Tom Ford Made-to-Measure.
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