In Marc Jacobs' World, Runway Modeling Is Just Like Being in a Peanut Butter Commercial

Marc Jacobs still doesn't get why it's not appropriate for 14-year-olds to be working essentially full-time as fashion models. "You have child actors and children who model for catalogs," the designer tells Time. "What's the difference between doing a commercial for peanut butter and being on a runway?" An interesting… »3/09/12 11:50am3/09/12 11:50am


Marc Jacobs Responds to Allegations of Non-Payment: 'If Models Don't Want To Work With Us, They Don't Have To'

Marc Jacobs has responded on Twitter to our story of earlier today covering the fact that the designer does not pay many of the models who work in his New York runway shows, and that he kept a 17-year-old minor working for over 30 hours without paying her a single cent. Jacobs — who is far from the only high-profile… »3/05/12 3:20pm3/05/12 3:20pm