Tom Ford will once again be absent from the London Fashion Week calendar this season, as the designer announces that he will skip the UK capital for a second consecutive time. Last season Ford moved his Autumn/Winter 15 show to LA, just in time for the Oscars, he did however, give us at least five months notice...

Now with just a few weeks before it is set to start, a Tom Ford spokesperson has announced that there will be no London Fashion Week show and that the brand is planning something "different and special," instead. Vanessa Friedman at The New York Times broke the news.

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Last week, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen announced the last minute news that The Row was moving from New York Fashion Week to Paris Fashion Week.

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