9 items from 2014
Eileen Ford, co-founder of Ford Models, has passed away at 92. The Long Island native was hospitalized last week after falling in her New York Home. Ford founded the Ford Modeling Agency — as it was originally called — with her husband Gerald W. Ford in 1946, and it quickly grew to become one of the biggest and most renowned agencies in the world. The industry pioneer was a famed modeling executive with an eye for talent. She helped launch several notable careers through the years, including Candice Bergen, Ali MacGraw, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Rachel Hunter and Brooke Shields (who was signed on. »
- Travis Reilly
Eileen Ford, who co-founded Ford Models with her husband Jerry in 1946 - essentially inventing the modern modeling business, and exerting enormous influence on the world's views of human beauty - has died at 92. She had been hospitalized last week after suffering a fall at her New York apartment. In a statement to People about her mother, Katie Ford said: "Eileen loved Jerry and her family and her friends, as well as Le Cirque, football, ballet, bellini's, Benny Goodman, “21”, books on history, the New York Post and The New York Times, Seinfeld, The Stork Club, her flower garden, The Ritz in Paris, »
- Tim Nudd
Eileen Ford, who co-founded Ford Models with her husband in 1946 and helped launch the careers of supermodels like Lauren Hutton, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, and Rachel Hunter, died at the age of 92 on July 9 in New York City, Ford Models confirmed to Us Weekly in a statement. "Eileen Ford was an industry icon and pioneer and everyone in the Ford Models family will miss her dearly," the statement read. "Eileen’s contributions to the modeling and fashion industries are unmatched. She founded Ford Models 68 [...] »
Last week, Sports Illustrated unveiled the cheeky cover of the 2014 Swimsuit Issue. Now, the magazine has launched the issue’s companion website, featuring even more photos of cover girls Chrissy Teigen, Lily Aldridge, and Nina Agdal, plus dozens more swimsuit models like 2012 and 2013 standout Kate Upton and Hannah Davis, in the photo above.
Also on the 2014 site: behind-the-scenes video, pictures of the famous body-paint swimsuits, introductions to this year’s rookies (including “Blurred Lines” and Gone Girl stunner Emily Ratajkowski), and much more. On top of the names we’ve already mentioned, there are also shots of Chanel Iman, Anne V, »
- EW staff
var brightcovevideoid = '3201184972001'; Jimmy Kimmel had the honor of sharing one of the year's sexiest secrets. On Thursday, the host revealed the 50th anniversary cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in a big way. For the unveiling, Jimmy Kimmel Live set up a towering screen on the streets of California and, when the moment was right, pressed a button to reveal a trio of bikini-clad models, this year's cover girls: Lily Aldridge, Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal. "Oh my god!" Kimmel exclaimed, and rightfully so. These bathing beauties are the first threesome to appear on the cover of »
- Kelli Bender
Talk about a triple threat! The coveted 50th anniversary cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue goes to models Lily Aldridge, Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal. Wearing only barely-there bikini bottoms, the beauties get cheeky in the golden anniversary issue as they turn to the camera and show off their perfectly toned backsides. Shot in the sunny Cook Islands, the cover is in stark comparison to the arctic temperatures last year's cover girl Kate Upton had to endure. Not since 1994's "Dream Team" of Kathy Ireland, Elle MacPherson and Rachel Hunter has a trio appeared on the cover. While Teigen, 28, and Agdal, »
- Michelle Ward
NBC hosted a star-studded event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Monday (Feb. 3). Models past and present were on hand, including Kathy Ireland, Rachel Hunter, Kate Upton, Tyra Banks, Christie Brinkley and Katherine Webb.
As Heidi Klum says in the above video, "Take a look at the breast-taking ... I mean, breath-taking locations."
We also have a look back at 50 years of Si Swimsuit covers here.
Sneak Peek covers from the upcoming Time, Inc., NBC 50th anniversary special celebrating the golden jubilee of the "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue, airing February 3, 2014, hosted by Heidi Klum.
First published in 1964, Si is credited with making the bikini, invented in 1946, a 'legitimate' piece of apparel.
Through the years Cheryl Tiegs, Christie Brinkley, Paulina Porizkova, Elle Macpherson, Rachel Hunter, Rebecca Romijn, Petra Nemcova, Valeria Mazza, Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks and Marisa Miller have been featured on the cover.
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition was originally created by Sports Illustrated editor Andre Laguerre to fill the winter months, a typically slow point in the sporting calendar.
Click the images to enlarge...
- Michael Stevens
Over 40 and still killing it!Last night, some of Sports Illustrated's most famous cover models hit the red carpet to celebrate the Swimsuit Issue's 50th Anniversary -- and man did they look incredible.Kathy Ireland, Tyra Banks, Christie Brinkley, Heidi Klum, Cheryl Tiegs, Rachel Hunter, Rebecca Romijn, Petra Nemcova, Marisa Miller, Kate Upton and the First cover model, Babette March, all turned it out on the arrivals line.It was a pretty incredible event, with both classic and current models mingling at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.Next month, NBC will air its "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful" special, which will be hosted by Heidi Klum and include performances from Enrique Iglesias, Lady Antebellum, the Fray, John Legend and Tim McGraw.Do you think any of them will don swimsuits again for this year's cover? The 50th Anniversary is a pretty big deal.See how all the women have »
- tooFab Staff
9 items from 2014
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