Topics: Kelly Cutrone, Fashion, Kell on Earth Pages: 3 (897 words) Published: June 24, 2013
How many of you have been called weird, different or freak? How many of you have ever thought of capitalizing on your own personal quirks? PR founder and mentor, Kelly Cutrone believes that “It’s time we started seeing words like “kooky,” “abnormal,” “crazy,” “eccentric,” and “freak” as what they are: character differentiation.. and share them with the world” as quoted from her novel Normal gets you nowhere published in 2011 by HarperOne. Powerhouse Kelly Cutrone is a fashion publicist, television personality, mother and author. She has impacted and shaped one of the most competitive industries in the world by conquering the world of branding and PR. I would like to enlighten you on the permanent influence of the famed PR mogul. Today we’ll be first reflecting on the early adulthood of Kelly Cutrone, next following her endeavors of entering the fashion industry and finally highlight the ongoing impression of Kelly Cutrone. According to Cutrone’s lecture at the September 2011 TedXAmsterdam event, Cutrone was born on November 13, 1965 and raised in Syracuse, a typically blue collared town. Growing up in Syracuse, “I never saw myself reflected in the world around me” as stated in her memoir, If you have to cry go outside and other things your mother never told you, published by HarperOne in 2010. At sixteen, she was gifted a trip to New York where the energy captivated the young girls every senses. She immediately knew her days in Syracuse were numbered. Kelly graduated high school and then college, even majoring in nursing like her parents wanted her to, but behind the daily routine of college she concealed her dream until five years later, when she told her father she was moving to New York. It was 1987 and with a nod of confidence, as well as the blessing and funds provided by her parents she headed towards New York. An intuitive gal with soul, she managed to befriend the odd and unusual who encouraged her to climb the corporate ladder and make a lot...
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