That ‘70s- set TV show based on the biography of Ford Models founder Eileen Ford is still in the works at ABC, and Andie MacDowell has just been cast as the star.
Eileen Ford, the legendary head of Ford Models and a woman who drastically altered the modeling industry, could be getting her own television series.
Modeling agency Ford did a promotional shoot featuring all of its black models — including women from all of its various divisions, straight- and plus-size — and some behind-the-scenes snapshots have leaked. (The photos are obviously not top quality, but we've reached out to Ford and hope to publish the final shots.) …
On Monday, Crystal Renn was a guest on Plus Model Radio, and she talked about her anorexia, her recovery, and her decision to become a plus-size model. Although: A new Ford model card states that Renn is a size 2.
Plus-size model Tara Lynn nabbed the cover and more than 20 editorial pages in the April issue of Elle France. Is this proof that fashion might set its parameters for acceptable female beauty a little wider, or just a fad?
Everyone knows Crystal Renn. You've seen her in magazines. Yesterday, when I met her at the 34th St. Lane Bryant — which is decked with pictures of the dark-haired plus-size supermodel — even a customer was telling Crystal's life story.
John Caplan, the president of Ford Models, "answered" reader questions on the New York Times' "Freakonomics" blog today, and the answers smelled strongly of bullshit. As in doublespeak, carefully chosen words and avoidance. He may be snooty and tip-toeing around certain issues just because he is representing Ford, but…