It is difficult to make mention of the modeling industry and not allow your thoughts to wander only to arrive d.some startlingly spectacular face--a face that undeniably belongs to Ford Models. Eilieen Ford, logtime head of her behemoth of an agency Ford Models, headquartered in New York City died on Thursday, July 10thin a hospital in Morristown NJ. The 92 year oldwho originally co-owned Ford Models with her husband Jerry was known for taking a hard line with her exceptional beauties is repsonsible for the making of mega careers for 70s modelJerry Hall, and Christie Brinkley80s modelBrooke Shields,90s model Christy Turlington and many more--as well and a slew of now fifty and sixty something actresses who many have lone forgotten were originally Ford models*** early on in their careers.
Ford, not only change the forefront of he modeling industry but groomed her daughter Katie to rule the roost with an equally firm hand. Eileen Ford is survived by her four children and her top tier agency that still bears her name.
***Though many supermodels often switched agencies over the years, many at some point landing at Ford it is the aforementioned that are so commonly asscoaited with Ford.
So very glad that we did not miss this one! It's already begun so have at it! Leading up to Bastille Day (French National Day), the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Roussillon (CIVR)will bethe exclusive wine sponsor of the New York French Restaurant Week July 7-14th. Partnering with Open Table, French Restaurant Week brings to New Yorkers a fine dining experience to sample French food, and wines from the Roussillon region.
From delectable reds, crisp whites and Fortified Sweet Wines (known as Vins Doux Naturels in French), Roussillon wines pair perfectly for those looking to take a journey to France without requiring a passport!
So we truly grappled with what the title of this blog post should be but let's just cut to the chase--Jeremy Meeks' court appearanceis on WireImage. Whatsmore, the captions reads in part that he has (since his initial June 18th mugshot hysteria) obtained representation by a Hollywood agent.
Hollywood agent? Alright. Despite his talent respresentation, a reliable source indicates that today's court apperance yielded a not too savory outcome. Click here for the news Meeks received today.
Should anyone be surprised that two exceptionally attractive Hollywood stars have gotten together and delved into dating each other? Actress Sofia Vergara of Modern Family fame and Actor Joe Manganiello of HBO's True Blood as well as a growing list of Hollywood elites are dating. People Mag reported the "coupling" late Monday afternoon. Click herefor more.
Khloe Kardashian at TAO Las Vegas for her 4th of July Birthday Celebration
So what exactly were YOU doing over the 4th of July Holiday Weekend, and better yet who were you doing it with? Looks like many of your favorite celebs were out and about be it Los Angeles, New York, or Vegas.
@1OAKLA, 19 hours ago
Owner Richie Akiva, Tyga, Chris Brown, Jamie Foxx at 10AKLA, Nobu Malibu
Here's what we found: Jaime Foxx hanging with Chris Brown at 1OAKLAvis a vis Malibu; Khloe Kardashian celebrating her birthday at TAO Las Vegas, Reocrding Artist Nick Hissom also celebrating his birthday at XS in Vegas.
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Nick Hissom at his 4th of July Birthday Celebraton
Here's a new one for you! New York City's LES hipster hangout Hotel Chantelle is now offering a Monday Brunch, yes, that's correct a M-O-N-D-A-Y brunch. The best part? Apparently it's an all day thing. For those of you who prefer to gnosh and imbibe well beyond Sunday this deal is for you. The Grand Opening of "Family Meal" kicks off TODAY. Expect Happy Hour prices (half off cocktails), make your own Bloody Mary bar and of course the brunch menu. Cheers!
Bright colors abound with THEIA'slatest Resort collection. Last year's pink and orange are now this season's turquoise, blue and black. New for THEIA Resort 2015? Color blocking, the line was inspired by Twentieth-Century artist Piet Mondrian and contemporary artist Ellsworth Kelly. Looks are bold and linear creating a figure flattering allure. Graphics are vivid and crisp. Cut-outs are a welcome addition as are a-line smock jackets that perfectly complete a polished day dress--matching day dress of course. To follow are various pieces from the THEIA Resort 2015.
Back from the 'celebrity route', Designer Olivier Rousteing, Creatvie Director of Balmain launches his fall campaign with the hottest models of the moment and embraces a whole new concept. Click here for more
There is nothing more luxurious than the perfect cocktail. Certainly everyone should drink responsibly and when out on the quest one can drink "fashionably" with the help of this little cocktail suggestion
The St-Germain Cocktail
2 parts MARTINI Prosecco
1½ parts St-Germain
2 parts Club Soda
Method: Stir ingredients in a tall ice-filled Collins glass, mixing completely. Think of Paris circa 1947. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Variation: Think of Sartre circa 1947. Be the lemon twist.
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