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Thomas Ford – American fashion designer

Thomas Ford - American fashion designer

Thomas Ford – American fashion designer

Thomas Ford is an American fashion designer and film director. He got fame while working for the fashion house Gucci.
Thomas Carlyle Ford was born on August 27, 1961 in Austin, Texas. He was born to realtors Tom Ford and Shirley Bunton. He spent his childhood in San Marcos. When the boy was 11 years old, the family moved to Santa Fe (New Mexico). At the age of 17 he went to New York and entered the Parsons School of Design. Ford began his career as a model for television advertising. As a freelance designer Ford first worked for Cathy Hardwick, and then in 1988 he worked in Perry Ellis.
In 1990, Ford was appointed designer of women’s clothing in Gucci. In 1992, he was appointed design director, and in 1994 creative director. In the first six months of 1995, Gucci company’s revenues increased 87 percent. This period featured the appearance of the classic Gucci loafer in rainbow hues and the success of the Gucci platform snaffle clog.
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Irina Shayk – Russian supermodel

Irina Shayk - Russian supermodel

Irina Shayk – Russian supermodel

Irina Shayk is a Russian supermodel. She is one of the most beautiful women in the world.
Irina Shayhlislamova was born on January 6, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Chelyabinsk region, Russia. Her father Valery was a miner, but died of a lung disease. Her mother Olga, a music teacher, had to work hard. Irina has elder sister Tatiana.
Immediately after school Irina moved to Chelyabinsk and entered the college, where she studied marketing. There the girl was noticed and got a job in a modeling agency Svetlana.
Her modeling career began with a victory in the Supermodel 2004 beauty contest in Chelyabinsk. Model agency director Gia Dzhikidze, who also discovered Natalia Vodianova, Eugene Volodina, Polina Kuklina, Olga Sherer and other successful models, noticed Irina and invited her to become a professional model. Since 2005, Shayk began working as a model in Europe and then in the United States.
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Christian Dior – French fashion designer

Christian Dior - French fashion designer

Christian Dior – French fashion designer

Christian Dior was a French fashion designer, founder of the Christian Dior fashion house. He was the designer who changed the look of women’s clothing and gave the post-World War II French fashion industry a new feminine look.
Christian Dior was born on January 21, 1905 in the small Normandy town of Granville, a former fishing port on the coast of the English Channel in the north-west of France. In 1911, his family moved to Paris. His parents were wealthy people, so, despite the fact that Christian was the second of five children, as a child he did not need anything.
He received primary education at home and then entered the Free School of Political Science. However, instead of training on international law and geography, the future fashion designer spent time in museums, studied musical composition and art history. In 1928 Christian and his friend opened an art gallery exhibiting the works of André Derain, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.
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Rita Ora – actress and singer

Rita Ora - actress and singer

Rita Ora – actress and singer

Rita Ora is a British actress and singer of Albanian origin. In 2009, she appeared on BBC in the show Eurovision: Your Country Needs Youruen. A little later, she signed a contract with Roc Nation.
Rita Sahatçiu Ora was born on November 26, 1990 in Yugoslavia. In the same year her family moved to the UK. She lived in West London and attended St Matthias CE primary school. Then she studied in youth theater school and St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College. Her mother is a psychiatrist, and her father is the owner of the pub. Rita has elder sister Elena and younger brother Don. The girl became interested in music at an early age.
In 2007, Rita took part in recording of Craig David’s single Awkward, which was the first release of the singer. In 2009 Craig David offered her to record Where’s Your Love together. Ora appeared in the music video for this song.
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Eva Longoria – actress, model and restaurateur

Eva Longoria – actress, model and restaurateur

Eva Longoria – actress, model and restaurateur

Eva Longoria is an American actress, model, restaurateur and television producer, best known for her role as Gabrielle Solis in the television series Desperate Housewives (2004 -2012).
Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born on March 15, 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Her parents, Enrique Longoria and Ella Eva Mireles, are of Mexican origin. Eva has three elder sisters and she is the only child with dark hair, brown eyes and dark skin. Because of this she thought that she was adopted. As a child, Eve lived at the ranch. She remembered that they had 19 cats. The sisters often brought homeless kittens.
Longoria studied at Marvin P. Baker Middle School and later at Roy Miller High School in her hometown. She received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Texas A & M University-Kingsville. During her studies she won Miss Corpus Christi in 1998. Longoria participated in a talent contest that brought her to Los Angeles. The girl was noticed and soon had her own agent.
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Alicia Silverstone – American actress

Alicia Silverstone - American actress

Alicia Silverstone – American actress

Alicia Silverstone is an American actress, former fashion model. At the beginning of her career, the actress starred in the music videos of the American rock band Aerosmith.
Alicia Silverstone was born on October 4, 1976 in San Francisco, California. Silverstone’s father is a Jew, a native of East London, and her mother was born in Scotland and converted to Judaism before her marriage. Alicia is the youngest of three children. Alicia has a half-sister, rock singer Kezi Silverstone, and a half-brother, David Silverstone, both from her father’s previous marriage.
Silverstone studied at San Mateo High School in California. At the age of six she began working as a model. Then Silverstone was invited to take part in various TV commercials, the first of which was Domino’s Pizza project. Aspiring model became known as Dream Girl in the American television series The Wonder Years.
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Olivia Munn – American actress

Olivia Munn - American actress

Olivia Munn – American actress

Olivia Munn is an American actress, comedienne, model, television presenter and writer. At the beginning of her career, she was known as Lisa Mann, but in 2006 she began to use Olivia Munn in personal and professional spheres.
Lisa Olivia Munn was born on July 3, 1980 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. When Munn was two years old, her mother married US Air Force soldier. Although the family moved many times, Munn mostly grew up in Tokyo, Japan. During that time she appeared in several local theater productions, and later became a model in the Japanese fashion industry. When Olivia was fifteen years old her mother and stepfather divorced and she moved to Oklahoma, where graduated from Putnam City North High School. Munn graduated from the University of Oklahoma where she studied journalism and Japanese theater.
Munn moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. In 2004, she got a job on Fox Sports Net channel and worked as a reporter on American football and women’s basketball, but soon left the job.
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