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…
Marc Jacobs' decision to not pay his runway models and "looks" model this season continues to cause controversy.
Hailey Hasbrook — a 17-year-old new face model who worked over 30 hours for Marc Jacobs during New York fashion week while the designer styled his collection, and who is just one of the many runway models Jacobs doesn't pay — has written a response to our earlier story. It reads in part: