Eileen Ford. - Photo www.fordmodels.com
She launched some of the biggest names in catwalk.
Eileen Ford, whose Ford Models agency grew into an international powerhouse and fostered the careers of a plethora of super models including Naomi Campbell, has died. She was 92.
She died Wednesday night (July 9), a spokeswoman for Ford Models told AFP.
Born in New York and herself a former model, Ford urged absolute professionalism from her charges.