E-commerce giant and lifestyle publication MR PORTER recently sat down with none other than Tom Ford to discuss his daily routine and healthy lifestyle. The former "high functioning alcoholic" dishes the secrets on his new-found health kick and how fatherhood has changed the designer - now gracefully moving through his 50s. See a choice excerpt below:
“I feel less sexy now that I’m a father – and actually there’s a scientific reason for that. I read that men who are the primary caregivers of children have lower testosterone levels. It drops, according to some reports, because nature wants the man to stay with the children and not let them wander off… Now I don’t know if my testosterone levels have dropped or not, I haven’t had them tested, but I feel less sexy, definitely.
I suppose stopping drinking made me feel less sexy, too. I think that being drunk all the time used to fuel, and I don’t mean my sex drive, but my… you know, I did a lot of things with Terry Richardson that I wouldn’t have otherwise done.”
Read the full piece over at MR PORTER.