If it weren't a big enough perk to wear couture gowns and float down the red carpet, a line-up of celebrity stylists have revealed what the A-list really get paid to don certain garments. Oh, and it's way more than we thought—the lucky things.
Fashionista reports that, at the Vulture Festival's Hollywood Power Stylist Panel in New York, stylists Jessica Paster, Erin Walsh, Brad Goreski, and Brandon Maxwell were asked how much celebrities get paid when it comes to wardrobe choices.
Maxwell explained that "the whole point of having a stylist is that you can make more money, or more people will want to hire you, or the brand that you're wearing is making more money because it's driving sales."
Goreski added: "It's not like they're trafficking drugs. They're wearing a dress. So what? If somebody offered me $150,000 to show up in a beautiful dress by 'x' designer, I'd be like, where do I sign?"
So, we guess you want to hear numbers here. Paster, who worked with Emily Blunt for years, called such financial deals "ambassadorships" and said that stylists can receive anything from $30,000 to $50,000 as part of these red carpet deals. Meanwhile, actresses can expect between $100,000 to $250,000.
She explained: "If it looks awful on you, $100,000 or $250,000 is not worth it, but if it looks gorgeous and this is the dress you were going to pick anyway, why not get paid?"
However, Paster added that no one is tied into a contract, and if an actress passes on a gown, neither the star or stylist will get paid. Providing the actress loves her dress and the designer gets publicity, such arrangements are a win-win for the stylist celeb and fashion house.
The only downside? The challenge it presents for younger designers who want their collections to be seen.
This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.