Ford's first encounter with Yves Saint Laurent happened after parts of YSL were sold to Gucci Group where Ford worked as Creative Director. As the talented designers crossed paths, tension quickly began to rise.
"Our business was doubling and doubling and doubling, and when I started to get great press and the business started to become very successful, Yves became really quite hostile. I have letters that he wrote to me about it, you know: 'In 13 minutes on the runway you have destroyed 40 years of my career.' I am really happy I have them—they are written in his own hand. When I'm 85, maybe I'll put them in a book—if anyone cares." Surely many would care to see such acts of passion and fury surrounding fashion! Watch video after the jump
"Tom Ford was not best of friends with Mr. Yves Saint Laurent"
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[cnn.com & FFF.com]