Tom Ford Womenswear

Tom Ford in front of his window display at Isetan department store in Tokyo. Photo: Yoshikazu Tsuno, AFP/Getty Images


Tom Ford
's female fans are about to get a line of their own.

The former Gucci creative director has officially acknowledged that he is launching a womenswear line soon.

Ford, who has been busy flirting with film, was in Tokyo promoting his new movie, "A Single Man," when he talked to WWD about the upcoming women's line.

With the tough economy, even the well-known designer -- who already has a successful men's line and fragrance collection -- is facing the challenge of securing backers.

"Financing is extremely expensive right now, so if we find financing in the right situation we'll be able to start [a women's collection] soon. If we don't, we may have to wait awhile," Ford told the site.

But the designer isn't giving up directing films anytime soon. Ford is waiting for his "A Single Man" premieres to wrap then moving onto a new cinematic project, says the source.

With the introduction of Tom Ford's womenswear, could a steamy ad campaign starring Brad Pitt (a huge Tom Ford Menswear fan) and Angelina Jolie be far behind? We think not!

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