Fashion Cheat Sheet

08.11.14

Gap Criticized for Ultra-Thin Model; Kendall Jenner Has a Diva Moment

And Billy Joel serenaded ex-wife, Christie Brinkley.

Gap Criticized for Ultra-Thin Model: The San Francisco-based clothing company known for embracing diversity has received negative criticism for a recent photo it tweeted of an ultra-thin model in one of the label’s shirtdresses. “Seriously, @Gap? In what world do people look like this,” one follower commented. “Perhaps you could select models who represent regular gals & not a skeletor ghost,” the person continued. “Our intentions have always been to celebrate diversity in our marketing and champion people for who they are,” a rep for Gap told People. “Customer feedback is important to us and we think this is a valuable conversation to learn from.” [People]

Kendall Jenner’s Diva Moment: While dining with gal-pal Hailey Baldwin in NYC, model and Kardashian spawn Kendall Jenner was allegedly so upset over being denied alcohol that she refused to pay the bill and walked out. Her server, Blaine Morris, followed her out, requesting that she pay the check, but was met with laughs and cash being thrown her way. “Kendall and Hailey started laughing,” a witness said. “Kendall took a couple of $20 bills out of her wallet, threw them at the server and walked away, not even counting if it was enough or if it included a tip.” [Page Six]

Kate Moss’ Fortune Grows: Proving her modeling career shows no signs of aging, 40-year-old supermodel Kate Moss had her best financial year ever in 2013. Her businesses, which include Tilly Church Ltd and Skate LLP, rose from profits of around $18.5 million to $28.5 million, on top of her personal worth of $92 million. Recently, the model has had multiple accessory collaborations as well as modeling campaigns for Stuart Weitzman, Rag & Bone, and Rimmel, among many others. [Guardian]

Billy Joel Serenades Christie Brinkley: During a concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden, singer Bill Joel serenaded his ex-wife, model Christie Brinkley, with a song that has been a bit touchy for the artist over the past decade. As Joel sang “Uptown Girl,” of which Brinkley starred in the 1983 music video, he danced to the original choreography and asked the camera crew to capture her reaction. [Vanity Fair]