Marc Jacobs Defends Non-Payment of Models on Twitter: 'If They Don't Want To Work W/ Us, They Don't Have To'
To get you up to speed, Jezebel ran a piece today called "Marc Jacobs Doesn't Pay His Models, Says Model." The model they're referring to is Hailey Hasbrook, a 17-year-old from Oregon, who keeps a blog in which she detailed her experiences working during New York Fashion Week last month, which she also spoke about briefly in an interview with WWD. Of particular interest is her account of working with Marc Jacobs. And while she says she had fun and everyone was really nice, there were definitely some rules broken. Jenna Sauers points out that Marc Jacobs violated (another) CFDA guideline which asks that under-18 models not be kept working past midninght.