Words matter. These are the best Eileen Ford Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The horrible thing about being me is that I have a very good eye about what people look like. Even me.
I don’t think of people as black or white. It’s a question of are they photogenic or not? I don’t think anyone says, ‘Let’s book her. She’s black.’ I think they say, ‘Let’s book her. She’s good.’ We’ve come that far.
I really prefer light-eyed models, They photograph more easily. Of course, I come from a light-eyed background, so maybe that influenced my taste.
I interview about three thousand models yearly, and I must see almost 20 tons of excess avoirdupois annually.
Jerry didn’t know he wanted to get married until he was married.
Our business was built on trust.
I live in a wonderful world of make-believe. A world of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. A world of Winnie the Pooh and Edward Bear. Things like that. Wonderful things. Funny things.
None of the people I grew up with had identity problems. We all had perfectly marvelous lives.
I suppose you could say that I majored in men and minored in psychology.
I create a look, and I create a style.
Grace Kelly was a very commercial model; she had no interest in being a fashion model. None at all.
I got everything I wanted from my parents: Brooks Brothers sweaters and Spalding saddle shoes.
American women mean a great deal to me. They’re such lost souls, particularly the women of my generation. And women need so much help. They never have anyone to turn to. I help them understand how they can look better, how to do this, do that, get a job. And they’re very trusting. Like little lost kids.
We couldn’t afford to move, so we decided to start up a model agency.
My family believed I could do no wrong. That’s probably why I have utter confidence in myself even when I shouldn’t have.
I can’t add above 10, I can’t draw a stick figure, and I’m tone deaf. So I had to be able to do something. I found that something was picking successful models.
I’m afraid to go to sleep; I don’t like to lose control of myself. I don’t like chauffeurs, either. I like to be in charge of my own destiny.
I feel that my ideas of beauty have been given very strong backing by Botticelli and a few others: Slender hands, long neck, long limbs – look at Nefertiti. She was very teensy-weensy with a long neck and wide-spaced eyes.