Before his hosting duties at the annual Bailey House auction, Tim Gunn told us he’d bid as high as he needed to for the lunch date with dreamboat Anderson Cooper. Funnily enough, Gunn said he and Cooper have been trying to set up a lunch, but haven’t been successful thanks to their busy schedules. “So I may have to pay for it in order for it to happen,” Gunn joked. Alas, apparently the $7,500 bid that ended up buying lunch with the CNN star was higher than Gunn was willing to go — and someone else nabbed the prize. However, like stocks and real estate, Cooper’s market value has declined by more than 60 percent — the Cooper date sold for $21,000 in 2007.