Who’s Behind Those Foster Grant: Raquel Welch. American bombshell Raquel Welch was the face of Foster Grant sunglasses back to the 1960s when a pair of Foster Grants was the “must have thing”. Now that the company behind Foster Grants is trying to bring it back to our consciousness, Raquel was again hired in 2009 to represent the iconic sunglasses.
Here’s Raquel in 2009. She must have found the secret path to the Fountain of Youth because she’s looking great for a woman in her 60s.
Below is a video of Raquel Welch talking about her Foster Grants.
Wanna see more celebrities in Foster Grants? Check out Mia Farrow’s Forster Grant Ad Campaign.
Who’s Behind Those Foster Grant: Julie Christie Actress Julie Christie is behind them Foster Grants! What’s a Foster Grant and who is Julie Christie, you ask?
Well, according to wikipedia, Foster Grant is an eyewear brand which was started back in 1919 by a guy named Sam Foster.
The brand became really popular because of the iconic ad campaign “Who’s that behind those Foster Grants?” which featured tons of celebrities such as Peter Sellers, Louis Jourdan, Carroll Baker, Claudia Cardinale, Elke Sommer, Anita Ekberg, Vittorio Gassman, Anthony Quinn, Mia Farrow, Robert Goulet, Woody Allen, OJ Simpson, Raquel Welch, Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, and Julie Christie.
Now who is Julie Christie? Well, to quote wiki, she is “a British actress and sex symbol. A pop icon of the “swinging London” era of the 1960s, she has won the Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Awards”.
So now you know a thing or two about Foster Grants and Julie Christie. Want more Foster Grants? Go check out on the men’s Louis Jourdan Foster Grant advertising version.
Who’s Behind Those Foster Grant Sunglasses? Julie Christie and Raquel Welch. Posted in Female Celebrity Eyewear.