Must Read: Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid Make Six Figures Off a Social Media Post, Retailers Suffering from Warm Weather

Plus, actress Gwendoline Christie celebrates the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" with a spot in "Love" Magazine's Advent calendar.
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Plus, actress Gwendoline Christie celebrates the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" with a spot in "Love" Magazine's Advent calendar.
Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner backstage at the Balmain x H&M collection launch in October in New York City. Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner backstage at the Balmain x H&M collection launch in October in New York City. Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Thursday.

Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne and Gigi Hadid can make up to six figures from one social media post
Much has been said about the so-called "social-supermodel" phenomenon as of late. While a high number of Instagram followers can certainly help a model land more (and better) jobs, this audience can command a six figure cash benefit, too. According to Frank Spadafora, a former casting director and founder and CEO of an analytics group, Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne and Gigi Hadid "are currently valued between $125,000 and $300,000 for a single post across their portfolio." {CR Fashion Book}

Retailers are suffering due to this winter's warm weather
With temperatures climbing into the mid-60s across portions of the East Coast this month, consumers are in no mood to buy winter clothing — and it's hurting department stores and smaller retailers alike. In New York State, for starters, sales of women's boots dipped 24 percent in the first half of December. {The New York Times}

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" actress Gwendoline Christie stars in Thursday's Love Advent calendar
With the latest installment of "Star Wars" hitting theaters nationwide on Thursday, it's to be expected that Love tapped one of the film's own for Day 17 of its annual Advent calendar. Actress Gwendoline Christie — whom many of you surely recognize as Brienne of Tarth from "Game of Thrones" — plays Catwoman in the short video, and leaves us wanting more. Happy "Star Wars" day! {Love magazine}

The story of Alber Elbaz and Lanvin's split, according to Vanessa Friedman
Breakups can be hard, but having to rehash all of the excruciating details can be even harder. In The New York Times on Thursday, Vanessa Friedman discusses why the fashion world was so floored when Lanvin parted ways with its Creative Director, Alber Elbaz, in October — but also why, perhaps, it shouldn't have been. {The New York Times}

Brands have become so much more important than the designers leading them
After a tumultuous year defined by a high-profile game of designer musical chairs, it's clearer now than ever that fashion brands, rather than creative or artistic directors, hold all the power. In Wednesday's Women's Wear Daily, Bridget Foley writes that, in this challenged luxury climate, "chief executive officers and the group bosses to whom they answer have less patience and more roving eyes than ever before." {WWD}

Report: Bar Refaeli and her mother arrested on charges of tax evasion
According to a report in Business Insider, Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli and her mother, Zipora, have been arrested on suspicion of tax evasion. The 30-year-old is suspected of "lying about where she lived to avoid reporting millions of dollars in income," as well as accepting accommodations (via free luxury apartments and cars) not registered in her name. {Business Insider}