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Sources said Peter Brant could make more changes at Interview as soon as today.

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TIME TO DEPART?: In a report issued Tuesday on Time Warner, Pali Research analyst Richard Greenfield said Time Inc. could be the next division to either be sold or separated from the company. “Unlike many of its media peers, we believe [chief executive] Jeff Bewkes and the Time Warner board of directors have no emotional attachment to the assets within Time Warner,” wrote Greenfield. He said with publishing set to represent under 10 percent of the company’s EBITDA, post AOL spin-off, and the difficulties in shifting Time Inc.’s magazine business to an online subscription model, it makes sense for Time Warner to “further simplify,” down to only cable networks and filmed entertainment in 2010. — A.W.

BRIGHT WHITES:
The Standard New York was awash with models and designers bathed in white at a Monday party to celebrate the debut of Visionaire 56: Solar, the latest issue of Visionaire produced in collaboration with Calvin Klein. That’s because invitations mandated “dress code: white” for attendees, who included Tyra Banks, Gerard Butler, Chloë Sevigny, Alexander Wang, Diane von Furstenberg, Terry Richardson, Craig McDean, Doutzen Kroes and the party’s hosts: Visionaire’s Cecilia Dean, Stephen Gan and James Kaliardos and Calvin Klein creative directors Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli. The color came with the help of UV rays: The issue itself, on display in a special backlit case on the hotel balcony, is printed with a special ink that turns from white to colored when exposed to direct sunlight. Additionally, Costa and Zucchelli designed a dress and suit using the same ink used in the book. Both were on display in the middle of the event space, and will be on display at the Calvin Klein flagship beginning today. At least guests had some protection from the brilliant atmosphere: All were given Calvin Klein sunglasses as they entered the hotel. — S.D.S.

 

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