Ryan Seacrest and Rita Ora Speak New 12 months’s Eve and 2024 Vogue Objectives – WWD

Ryan Seacrest and Rita Ora are able to occasion with an estimated 1 million individuals in Occasions Sq. on Sunday, in keeping with the town of New York, plus different thousands and thousands of viewers at residence. The duo will cohost “Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2024,” which can air reside on ABC. 

“It’s simply such an iconic present and, for therefore many people, it’s nearly prefer it doesn’t really feel actual,” Ora advised WWD throughout a press brunch on Friday. “If you’re watching it on TV, and also you see all of the unbelievable stars and Ryan, and all of the interviews, you’re pondering, ‘wow, what a magic atmosphere to be part of.’ In order that’s why I’m so excited to be part of this. It’s a dream for me.”

Internet hosting the main New 12 months’s Eve tv particular for nearly 20 years, Seacrest stated Ora is being “spoiled” by the climate on her debut look — Seacrest has confronted temperatures as little as 18 levels whereas on the present since 2005. “It’s not going to be that wet. It’s not going to be that chilly. It’s not gonna be thunder, lightning, none of that stuff. So she’s really going to have it fairly simple,” he stated. “I’ll have made a cellphone name,” Ora laughed. 

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Ryan Seacrest and Rita Ora at “Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” press occasion in New York on Friday.


To face the low temperatures for a median of six hours outdoors, Seacrest developed some hacks. The primary one is to put on a “actually low cost pair of thermal underwear.” “I minimize the neck like so there’s an even bigger gap in my chest. It appears to be like like a foul dancer. And I put that beneath my button-up shirt and tuxedo ties in order that I really feel heat, however you’ll be able to see that neckline. It’s arts and crafts,” he defined. 

The TV host will put on a black velvet double-breast tuxedo by Brunello Cucinelli this 12 months, in keeping with his stylist Miles Siggins. “We do love a basic tux look with a bow tie, so when climate permits we like to point out that off,” Siggins stated.

Ora’s outfit, in the meantime, might be all about her coats. “It doesn’t matter what goes on beneath since you bought to put on a jacket. So I feel it’s going to in all probability be thermals beneath after which cool coats, actually cool coats,” she stated. 

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Rita Ora at “Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” press occasion in New York on Friday.


The British pop singer, who launched a multiseason style collaboration with Primark in 2023 and made headlines together with her prosthetic spikes on the Vogue Awards on Dec. 4, is wanting ahead to seeing a extra numerous style atmosphere in 2024. “I’d like to see garments simply being there for all sorts of individuals. Irrespective of your measurement, irrespective of something. I simply need to see a wide range of sizes. I feel that’s crucial,” she stated. 

Seacrest is attempting to eliminate a ripped pair of denims earlier than 2023 ends. “I’ve denims with holes in them. And I’ve put my leg by the knee gap so many occasions that I have to eliminate these,” he stated. “And I’m gonna simplify in 2024. I’m simplifying and I’m modifying. You’re gonna see me look the identical quite a bit.”

As for different New 12 months’s resolutions, Ora needs to be “extra current” and “simply do issues that make me completely satisfied.” Seacrest needs to say extra “no,” however he’s additionally excited to “spin that wheel” on “Wheel of Fortune” — he’s set to take the sport present baton from Pat Sajak in September.

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“Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024” promo.


“Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2024” will characteristic performances by NewJeans in South Korea, Submit Malone in Las Vegas and Ivy Queen in Puerto Rico. Jeannie Mai will cohost the present from Los Angeles. Aqua, Doechii, Ellie Goulding, Inexperienced Day, Janelle Monáe, Bebe Rexha, Nile Rodgers & Stylish and Reneé Rapp are additionally set to look. 

Penske Media Eldridge acquired Dick Clark Productions in January, marking a serious growth into occasion programming for Penske Media Corp., the guardian firm of WWD, Selection, Rolling Stone, ArtNews and a number of other different manufacturers. “Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” will air Sunday reside on ABC starting at 8 p.m. ET.

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