1998 New Yorker profile of Victoria Gallegos, top

posted by Jason Kottke Mar 08, 2004

1998 New Yorker profile of Victoria Gallegos, top Prada salesperson, moved $2 million in one year. This woman could sell (very expensive) ice to (very rich) Eskimos.

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rgMar 08, 2004 at 12:38PM

A New Yorker profile moved $2M?

PeterMar 08, 2004 at 12:46PM

that amounts to what? a handbag and a pair of shoes? :)

egMar 08, 2004 at 1:34PM


nakedgremlinMar 08, 2004 at 1:34PM

I did a double take when I realized this was back in 1998. I wonder what Ms. Gallegos is up to now...

nakedgremlinMar 08, 2004 at 1:37PM

Wow. eg just answered my question with fervor.

ernieMar 08, 2004 at 1:37PM

True story: One of the marketing execs I work with paid his college tuition by driving an ice cream truck in Anchorage for a few years.

christineMar 08, 2004 at 10:50PM

shortly after leaving prada, she began working for a modeling agency, which she subsequently sued over smoking in the workplace and won more than $5million in damages.

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