Premier Models unveils the pay gap between male and female models in the industry
On our minds is the recent spotlight on pay gaps within the modelling industry, with Premier male model agent Elizabeth Rose revealing that men earn up to 75% less than their female colleagues. Comparing the world’s best paid female model Gisele Bündchen, who earned $44 million last year, with the highest paid male Sean O’Pry who cashed in $1.5 million, Rose means that men are facing the same economic gender discrimination within modelling as women do in other industries. Though more likely to enjoy longer careers and less likely to be dismissed due to age, she encourages male models to demand equal pay and model agents to re-negotiate discriminating budgets. With the rise of menswear and grooming products she is nevertheless positive that male models are to see more equal pay cheques going forward. Read more here.
Current Obsession: Jeweler Sofia Eriksson’s Stainless Steel Exam Project
For her master's exam project, Stockholm-based jeweler and crafts student Sofia Eriksson created a small collection of stainless steel jewelry. We got all the details.
My Laura Lombardi Hoops
Laura Lombardi makes the perfect hoops and sees her work as an exercise in sustainability.
Elin Larsson's Quick Recap of the Most Important Fashion Sustainability Event of the Year
Elin Larsson, Sustainability Director at Filippa K, visited Copenhagen last week to discuss sustainability in fashion with top stakeholders from all over the world. Here, she shares her most important insights.
Brand to Watch: TOME
When talking about ethical fashion brand TOME, words like ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusiveness’ are likely to come up.