Gap CEO Earned $9.3 Million in 2008; Solange Knowles Lands Another Ad Campaign


• Gap CEO Glenn Murphy received total compensation of $9.3 million in 2008 for his first full year on the job. For 2009 he's volunteered to reduce his salary by 15 percent, which will reduce the size of his bonus. How does that make you feel? [WWD]

Proenza Schouler will stage a "special event" at Florence-based trade fair Pitti W in June. Designer Lazaro Hernandez says he wants their plans to be a surprise, but that he hopes to "transport an American vibe to Florence." Also, "it’s not going to be a ‘show’ show.” [WWD]

• Solange Knowles stars alongside AnnaLynne McCord, Sophia Bush, Joel Madden, Brody Jenner, Cody Linley, and Bow Wow in new ads for juniors line Op, which clearly means they are all equally famous. [WWD]

• Milliner Stephen Jones on his dream customer, Michelle Obama: "I’ve never seen her wear a hat and I just don’t accept people who say ‘I’m not a hat wearer’. But she would probably go to an American milliner if she wanted one, which is a shame!" [Dazed Digital]

• Model Miranda Kerr wants to be a mom, but not right now. She's "just so busy with work." Now you know. [NYDN]