Former fashion mogul Tom Ford is putting his Hollywood career on hold to release a line of fragrances and beauty products.

The American quit his role as Gucci creative director in 2003 to make a foray into film.

He has three pictures currently in the pipeline, but he's grown so bored waiting for them to materialise, he has delved into the cosmetic industry with the new range for Estee Lauder.

He tells PageSix.com, "When I left Gucci, my main thing was to focus on films, but that is a slow business.

"Fragrance and beauty take less time. Through just 10 meetings I have produced a collection."