Fashion Icon Eileen Ford Dead at 92
Eileen Ford, founder of the global phenomenon Ford Agency and credited to the launch of the careers of top supermodels including Lauren Hutton, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington, has died. Ford passed away on Wednesday due to complications from meningioma and osteoporosis her family stated. Ford founded the Ford Modeling Agency with her husband Jerry in 1946, an agency that has been attributed to setting industry standards for decades. Ford had a reputation of evolving the careers of some of fashion’s biggest names including Twiggy, Grace Jones, Stephanie Seymour and Elle Macpherson. In a statement to the NY Daily News, a Ford rep said, “Eileen Ford was an industry icon and pioneer and everyone in the Ford Models family will miss her dearly.”
Mumu Sample Sale
Show Me Your Mumu is having a sample sale this weekend in Venice. Beginning today from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy discounts on maxi dresses, beautifully printed tunics, crop tops and more! Show Me Your Mumu Sample Sale 2320 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice, CA 90291 (across from French Market)
Kate Upton Fronts Express Ad Campaign
Model Kate Upton was on hand at the Express Time Square flagship store on Tuesday, July 8th to debut her latest ad campaign with the retailer. Donning a zebra print blouse and skinny jeans from Express’ 2014 fall collection, the model unveiled new looks to the press and a number of onlookers. The campaign can be seen online at www.express.com
OLLOCLIP Presents: A Gallery for Ants
olloclip® (www.olloclip.com), the creator of easy-to-use mobile photography tools, is showcasing A Gallery for Ants – an avant-garde, miniature art exhibition at the Shorebreak Hotel during the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif., July 31st – August 3rd.
olloclip and award-winning surf and adventure photographer Chris Burkard will be exhibiting, “The World’s Smallest Curated Art Gallery”, featuring Chris Burkard’s photographs in shrunken form. Visitors of the exhibit will view the coin-sized photographs through an olloclip Macro 3-in-1 photo lens attached to a tethered iPod touch, creating this contemporary and playful installation into a multi-layered one-of-a-kind experience.
The event will take place at the Shorebreak Hotel 500 Pacific Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Following the event on Saturday, August 3rd from 11am to 12pm, a Q &A session with awarding winning photographer Chris Bukard and olloclip giveaway with signed Chris Bukard book will take place at the same location.
Monique Lhuillier Semi Annual Sample Sale
For one day only this Sunday July 13th, Monique Lhuillier will be holding a Bridal and Ready to Wear semi annual sample sale in LA. Bridal and ready-to-wear pieces are up to 40 -90 % off (all items are final sale). Monique Lhuillier Semi Annual Sample Sale 1201 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90015.