Jennifer Hawkins Myer contract as ambassador reportedly ends
AFTER 12 years working with one in every of Australia’s greatest retailers, former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins has stepped down because the face of the model.
Hawkins, in line with Fairfax, was reportedly on a $1.three million contract with Myer, which noticed her seem in exhibits, ads and at promotional occasions.
However it’s understood the veteran mannequin was unable to barter a contract with the division retailer, forcing her to step down from her function.
Based on Sydney Morning Herald’s Non-public Sydney, the 34-year-old mannequin will likely be changed by actuality star Elyse Knowles, 25, who will do the identical job “at a fraction of the value.”
Ms Hawkins, who was topped Miss Universe in 2004, has a lot of companies below her belt — together with tanning vary JBronze, swimwear label Cozi and Tequila vary, Sesión.
The previous Newcastle cheerleader — who will flip 35 in December — is married to fellow mannequin and builder, Jake Wall.
It’s understood Hawkins will formally retire from her function with Myer in November, and can nonetheless seem of their Spring-Summer season present later this month.
Earlier this 12 months, mannequin and actuality TV star Elyse Knowles made her runway return, strutting for division retailer Myer in March.
The Block winner, 25, appeared on the catwalk in Melbourne for the retail large as a part of Virgin Australia Melbourne Trend Pageant, displaying off her toned determine at Myer’s Bourke St retailer.
The Instagram star, who has greater than 870,000 followers, walked alongside Myer ambassador Kris Smith.
In late July, Myer introduced they had been signing native stars Hawthorn footballer Josh Gibson in addition to Knowles to their secure of ambassadors.
To launch the primary of their runway sequence, Myer’s spring-summer exhibits will all happen in-store, in entrance of shoppers, with the primary one taking place on August 23, of their Sydney retailer.
Based on Fairfax, Hawkins was incomes $1.three million, whereas Elyse’s contract with the retailer is value simply $150,000, which has “ruffled Jennifer’s feathers”.
Chatting with The West final week, Knowles stated Hawkins had performed a “enormous inspiration” to her modelling profession.
“Jennifer has been an enormous inspiration to me rising up and into this business and I’m thrilled to have the possibility to work alongside her with Myer,” Knowles stated.
– Information.com.au has contacted Jennifer Hawkins administration, in addition to Myer.
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