Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, U. American model and jewelry designer who modeling for children fall considered an influential fashion icon of the 1970s and 1980s. Chow was born Bettina Louise Lutz in Lakeview, Ohio.
Walter Lutz met Mona Furuki on Christmas Day 1945, while serving with the United States Army in occupied Japan. In the mid-1960s, the family moved from Ohio to Japan, where Chow attended Sophia University. Both sisters were later discovered by a modeling agent and became the faces of Japanese cosmetic line Shiseido and featured prominently in their ad campaigns from the early 1970s. Chow was cited by fashion magazines for her unique style and her collection of Mariano Fortuny dresses.
She routinely paired inexpensive items with high fashion pieces and mixed feminine and masculine styles simultaneously. During the late 1980s, Tina Chow designed and produced several collections of jewelry. Using rock crystal, gold, silver, wood, bamboo, and silk cording. In 1972, Tina married Michael Chow, who owns the Mr. China is a model and an actress.
After her marriage to Michael Chow ended, Tina Chow began to drift away from the party lifestyle that the couple had become known for. She also became an AIDS activist after having lost many friends to the disease. In June 1989, Chow herself was diagnosed with AIDS. She had contracted HIV in late 1985 after having an affair with bisexual French aristocrat Kim D’Estainville who died of AIDS in January 1990.
Chow moved to California where she chose to treat her illness with meditation and a macrobiotic diet. Chow, Model and Designer, Dies at 41″. Enmeshed: Tina Chow and The Taggart House”. The Best-Dressed List: The International Hall of Fame: Women”. This page was last edited on 3 April 2018, at 19:28. These needs tend to cluster into market segments and allow us to look at types of models.