Tom Ford and other famous figures who lost their significant other
Tom Ford's husband, Richard Buckley, has passed away at the age of 72
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Losing your partner is heartbreaking. However, grief can often inspire courage and hope. Some of these widowed stars achieved greatness after loss. Yet others found the mourning process more difficult to deal with.
Most recently, fashion designer Tom Ford lost his husband and partner of 35 years, the fashion editor Richard Buckley. Buckley reportedly died peacefully at home after a long illness, with Ford and their son Jack by his side. Ford and Buckley's love story began when they met in an elevator at a fashion show in 1986. According to Ford, it was love at first sight. By the end of the elevator ride, he already knew: 'You're the one.' That's it. Click. Sold." Friends and members of the fashion industry have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late Richard Buckley and offer their condolences to Ford.
Browse this gallery of prominent celebs who managed to go on with life after losing their significant others.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom