So you’ve got slumping equity sales. You’ve already hired executives away from some of your competitors, and you’re hopeful that you’ve managed your way through some of the problems that plagued the business in last year. But look, this is 2012, volume is down, you need a little extra something to get perk your clients’ ears up.
Okay, so you’re Citigroup:
And you hit upon an idea.
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Yesterday, the New York Observer was spending the day hanging out in a high school in Newburgh, New York, as we are sometimes wont to do. Actually, we were watching People’s Revolution maven Kelly Cutrone give ten high school seniors their dream gowns and accessories in a collaboration with Nine West called “Prom Crashers.”
In between takes (for this was to be a web series special, and you know what they say: there’s no such thing as a free prom, because tickets are $65 and due in homeroom by next Monday), Ms. Cutrone spilled some gossip about the upcoming cycle of America’s Next Top Model.
Tyra’s got a new sidekick.
Kelly Cutrone will take over as the newest judge on The CW’s America’s Next Top Model, taking the place of André Leon Talley, the former Vogue editor-at-large.
The Observer received confirmation during a chat with the People’s Revolution head honcho herself.
“I’m really excited,” Ms. Cutrone told The Observer via Read More
After a brief delay, Tyra Banks and André Leon Talley walked into Marea Wednesday morning to greet the five tables of guests, most of whom were already clutching Bellinis. The onset of Fashion Week was just hours away, and the two icons held court at the Central Park West restaurant to fête the new cycle of America’s Next Top Read More
Anna Wintour claimed last month that she was eager to see Andre Leon Talley’s stint as a judge on America’s Next top Model. But in a new interview with New York, Talley expresses doubt:
Has Anna seen the show now that you’re on it?
Oh no, Anna doesn’t look at Read More
Vogue editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley joins America’s Next Top Model as a judge this season, and today, Women’s Wear Daily reports on how he is adjusting to the world of reality television.
This world demands a new vocabulary, for example:
Clothes aside, Talley took his responsibilities — to evaluate contestants and make Read More
Daily News: Wow. It looks like the News got its hands on Sports Illustrated reporter Selena Roberts’ long anticipated book about Alex Rodriguez. You’ll remember Ms. Roberts as the reporter who broke the story in February that a few years ago, in an anonymous, voluntary test, Mr. Rodriguez had “tested positive for two anabolic steroids” Read More
Endearingly boisterous America’s Next Top Model judge and walking coach J. Alexander (Miss J to the fans) has sold a book, Follow the Model: Miss J’s Guide to Unleashing Presence, Poise, and Power, to Simon Spotlight Entertainment, to be edited by Patrick Price (Mr. Price was also responsible for the seminal He’s Just Not That Read More
Vacationing in Miami, Samantha Ronson and Lindsay Lohan "aren’t hiding their affection at all." [People]
Long Island girl Nikki Blonsky, of Hairspray fame, could go to court over an altercation with America’s Next Top Model‘s Bianca Golden. The two 19-year-olds got into a physical fight over a row of saved seats in Read More
For the last six weeks, NBC has lorded over Monday nights with the consistent popularity of game show Deal or No Deal [8 p.m.]. (Last Monday’s episode was its most-viewed in over a year with 16.8 million people tuning in.) The streak will likely end tonight, when ABC airs the made-for-television adaptation of Read More