Afterwards, he calls Diana and Kelsey privately into his office to discuss giving Liza a promotion.Kelsey, still giving Liza the cold shoulder, says she'd rather have someone with more experience than Liza.Elsewhere, Lauren claims her relationship with Max has become traditional and boring, leading to their breakup, while Montana decides to resign as Maggie's assistant, saying she has just scheduled a show of her own.Montana asks Josh to help transport some canvases to her parents' home in Croton-on-Hudson, where he meets Montana's mother and sees the studio Montana uses.The staff attends her funeral, all dressed in pink per Lacroix's wishes, where a number of other authors and publishers are present.
Fed up, Liza gives her business card to the editor from another publishing company who's been trying to recruit her for their new imprint.
Also, Maggie meets up with Josh and gives him back the belongings that he left at her apartment.
At this time, Josh is introduced to and soon hooks up with Montana, the barista friend of Maggie's.
While out at lunch with Liza, Diana spots Richard's ex-wife, who she informs that she is dating Richard only to have the woman laugh at her.
At the retreat, which is in the woods of Maine, Kelsey harshly tells Liza to look like a 27-year-old by associating with the other publishers and drinking and partying with them all night.
At a party thrown by Diana for a new Danish author, Colin is Kelsey's date, but he goes straight to Charles with his book idea.