ABC is preparing to tackle the fashion world in an iconic way. <em>Deadline</em> is <a href="http://deadline.com/2016/01/model-woman-1970s-drama-eileen-ford-abc-pilot-1201691879/" target="_blank">reporting</a> that the network has given a pilot order to "Model Woman," a soapy period inspired by the <strong>Robert Lacey</strong> book <em>Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty</em>, which chronicled the often outspoken and controversial <strong>Eileen Ford</strong> who started her career as a model before co-founding the world renowned Ford Modeling Agency with her husband, <strong>Jerry</strong>.