Tom Ford “could not be happier” about dressing Daniel Craig in upcoming Bond movie Skyfall, scheduled for international release late 2012.
It was revealed November 3 that the designer will be reprising his styling duties for the spy thriller, which is currently being filmed and stars the British actor along with new Bond girls Bérénice Marlohe and Naomie Harris.
Tom Ford dressed current 007 Craig in Quantum of Solace in 2008. He thinks the fictional spy perfectly encompasses his eponymous label’s sleek aesthetic.
“I couldn’t be happier to be dressing Daniel Craig again,” explained the designer in an announcement of the collaboration.
“James Bond epitomizes the Tom Ford man in his elegance, style and love of luxury. I am thrilled to move forward with this iconic character.”
Daniel’s Bond attire will be handmade in Italy and will include the mandatory tailored suits as well as suave accessories and Tom Ford eyewear.
Tom isn’t the first designer to offer his services to a movie costume department. Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld was the natural choice for costume supervision during the making of 2009 Coco Chanel biopic Coco avant Chanel.