Tom Ford’s Husband, Richard Buckley, dies at the age of 72

One of the senior fashion journalists, Tom Ford’s husband, Richard Buckley died at the age of 72. Reported by his family on Sunday.

On Saturday, 18th Sept 2021, the well-known fashion journalist, Richard Buckley took his last breath at his home in Los Angeles.  He lived with his wife, Tom Ford, and a son named Jack. They were together by his side at the time of death.

Tom Ford's Husband, Richard Buckley, dies at the age of 72

According to his wife, Tom Ford, Richard was not suffering from any specific disease and died of natural health issues. The type of disease is not yet disclosed.

The couple spent 35 years of togetherness. They met at a fashion show held in 1986 on an elevator ride. It was love at first sight as Richard fell in love with Tom. In 2014, the couple got married following the… read more

Recalling the precious moments, Ford said that after falling in love with each other, their eyes locked and within a month they started living together.

In 2012, the couple was blessed with a baby boy via surrogacy and named a boy, Jack. Richard Buckley was an icon in the fashion industry and started his career in Fashion Journalism. In 1979, he worked as a fashion journalist at New York Magazine, and later, he worked at Women’s Wear Daily and Vanity Fair.

Richard & Son, Jack

Buckley was born in Binghamton, NY, and grew up in a military family. He traveled the world and later, moved to Milan where he started his career as a fashion journalist.

In 1990, he worked as an editor at the Mirabella Magazine. Alongside, Buckley contributed as an editor at Italian Vogue. At the time, Tom worked for the notable brand Gucci.

The couple moved to Paris where Richard Buckley worked as a chief editor at Vogue Hommes International. He served there from 1999 to 2005. -SOURCE

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