Neiman Marcus Launches "Blogger on the CUSP" contest

Utilizes social media channels to find fashion blogger that embodies the CUSP girl

Sep 24, 2012, 11:30 ET from Neiman Marcus

DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neiman Marcus announced today it is launching a contest to find a fashion blogger that embodies the CUSP girl.  Neiman Marcus first launched the CUSP brand in 2006 with two freestanding stores that offered customers a contemporary assortment including apparel, shoes, handbags and accessories in a boutique environment.  The brand has grown over time to include a total of six CUSP stores, and integration into the forty-two Neiman Marcus stores.

The contest runs from September 21 — November 15.  Entrants will enter via a tab on  Each entrant will be asked to submit a portrait that captures the essence of her personal style and the CUSP brand, a general personal bio including blog URL, and a statement of why they believe they are the "Blogger on the CUSP".  In addition, they will be asked to fill out a series of questions related to their style.

In mid October, five finalists will be chosen from a panel of Neiman Marcus judges.  Finalists will be given the opportunity to host a CUSP event for their friends at a local CUSP store or NM CUSP department.  In addition, each finalist will receive a $1,000 gift card and opportunities at their local Neiman Marcus or CUSP to promote their in-store event.  Finalist's portraits will be posted for voting on and The final winner will receive a $2,500 gift card. 

The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. operations include the Specialty Retail Stores segment and the On-line segment. The Specialty Retail stores segment consists primarily of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores. The On-line segment conducts direct to consumer operations under the Neiman Marcus, Horchow and Bergdorf Goodman brand names. For more information, visit


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