Monday December 6, 2010 2:27 pm

“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to violence,” intones the narrator of Russ Meyer‘s Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1966) in the opening frames of the B-movie classic, “The word and the act. While violence cloaks itself in a plethora of disguises, its favorite mantle still remains – sex.” Not just any sex either, but that of three gun-crazy strippers who run riot out West in the desert.

Friday December 3, 2010 1:19 pm

A Pantone title, black type over a red field, a German magazine written auf Englisch…these are three indicators that could mean only one biannual in der Welt, that’s right, 032c. It’s good that it’s written in English as the Ford Models Blog generally prefers its German from Goethe, but we digress.

Thursday December 2, 2010 4:49 pm

If the other week this page delighted in the local albeit refined charm of Emily Carter, then today the “Introducing Ford Models” series sets its sights on a continental stunner who speaks four languages. Meet Tasha Franken, 5’9½” (177 cm) 18-year-old, Spanish-born half Norwegian, half Dutch who puts paid to the notion that Europe is not also the cultural melting pot that the United States of America is thought to be.

Wednesday December 1, 2010 2:37 pm

Parli italiano? Regardless of your answer no knowledge of Italian is required to enjoy the feature of Ford’s Olivia Gordon in this editorial from Marie Claire Italia Dicembre 2010. Titled “Il Grande Freddo” or “the big chill” in italiano the story, photographed by Dancian and styled by Ivana Spernicelli, features the Seattle native wearing various knitwear separates suitable the cooler climes of Northern Italy.

Tuesday November 30, 2010 11:26 am

In the movie Inception there is a moment in that scene set in a Paris café when after explaining to Ariadne (Ellen Page) that one never really remembers the beginning of a dream Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) asks her how they both ended up at the table. Not quite sure how she got there, Cobb reveals to Ariadne that they’re both dreaming as a part of her first lesson in shared dreaming.

Monday November 29, 2010 4:01 pm

If you’ve any inkling who this model is, then it’s likely you’ve already seen this video. This video promo by photographer Justin Wu for the forthcoming January 2011 “Black & White” issue of Fiasco did several rounds on the interweb over the Thanksgiving weekend, but unlike the leftovers from Thursday this is one meal that will always be a treat no matter how many times it’s served.

Monday November 29, 2010 9:54 am

The Ford Models Blog hasn’t written enough about Karolin Wolter, but considering that the German model has two editorials currently running the Funkstille is about to end! First up, Karolin’s feature in Tush 22 photographed by Txema Yeste with fashion editing by Alberto Murta.

Thursday November 25, 2010 4:10 pm

Thanksgiving is rarely ever a good time to do anything save recovering from the nearly requisite food coma that accompanies the fourth Thursday in November of the American calendar. We thought about the best ways to mark the holiday that kicks off the festive season proper. There is William S. Burroughs‘s “A Thanksgiving Prayer” or even Joe Frank‘s meditation on the holiday called “Pilgrim,” but excellent though both are, neither quite fit the bill for this page.

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