Representing the Republic of Lancome: Hitha Herzog in the New York Times

"I think maybe in the 80s and 90s, being a model was really glamourous and sophisticated and interesting and now when you tell people you are a model, it's almost like 'uch.' Ms. Prabhakar said. There is no great association to it. But when you tell someone you are an ambassador, I mean, you think of an ambassador to a country, they're actuall official, they're doing things." - Hitha Prabhakar

Snippet from the New York Times, discussing model ambassadors. Copy of Hitha Herzog's comments reads: Hitha Prabhakar, a principal of the Stylefile Group, a retail consulting firm, said some brand ambassadors for fashion houses make $200,000 to $500,000 a year, with free merchandise and travel expenses, though some, like Ms. Traina and her ilk, are unsalaried. "I think maybe in the '80s and '90s, being a model was really glamorous and sophisticated and interesting and now when you tell people you are a model, it's almost like 'uch.' Ms. Prabhakar said. There is no great association to it. But when you tell someone you are an ambassador, I mean, you think of an ambassador to a country, they're actually official, they're doing things."

Snippet from the New York Times, discussing model ambassadors. Copy of Hitha Herzog's comments reads: Hitha Prabhakar, a principal of the Stylefile Group, a retail consulting firm, said some brand ambassadors for fashion houses make $200,000 to $500,000 a year, with free merchandise and travel expenses, though some, like Ms. Traina and her ilk, are unsalaried. "I think maybe in the '80s and '90s, being a model was really glamorous and sophisticated and interesting and now when you tell people you are a model, it's almost like 'uch.' Ms. Prabhakar said. There is no great association to it. But when you tell someone you are an ambassador, I mean, you think of an ambassador to a country, they're actually official, they're doing things."