Thom Browne has been honored as the CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year Award in 2006, 2013 and 2016; the GQ Designer of the Year in 2008 and the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in 2012.
He began his business with five suits and a small appointment-only shop in 2001, introducing his ready-to-wear collection in 2003. His traditional made-by-hand suits have evolved into collections recognized by museums around the world; The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Fashion Museum in Bath, England. Browne’s innovations in tailoring have been distinguished as impacting the paradigm of men's and women’s fashion.
Thom Browne collections are available through Thom Browne stores in New York, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong, as well as luxury stores worldwide including Bergdorf Goodman and Barney's (New York), Colette and le Bon Marché (Paris), Dover Street Market (London, Tokyo and New York), Selfridges (London), Isetan, Hankyu and United Arrows (Tokyo).