29 October 2010

Monthly consumer title appoints beauty writer

Grace Timothy has now left Glamour to go freelance. Replacing Grace in the role of beauty writer at Glamour is Philippa Pearne (nee Chapman), formerly beauty assistant at Cosmopolitan. Contact.
Grace is available for beauty and fashion commissions, and has been published in Vogue, Glamour, The Times and New Woman, among others. Grace will also be blogging at www.the-three-graces.com. Contact.

Fashion brand appoints editor for new monthly magazine

Linda Mindel Carvell, style & celebrity commentator for Talk Radio Europe and contributing editor of Surrey Occasions Magazine, has been appointed by Janan Leo, the Creative Director and Founder of Cocorose London foldable ballet pumps, to write a monthly magazine for their website www.cocoroselondon.com from November. The Cocorose London Magazine will cover women & men's fashion, beauty & grooming, indulgences, shopping, entertainment, food & drink, travel, etc. and include competitions. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • De Roemer SS11 Press Preview
  • The K-SWiss Tubes Workout with Deanne Berry
  • Louis Mariette Press Day
  • Frédéric Fekkai in-store appearance at Selfridges - Experience a personal one-to-one consultation
  • Regent Street Christmas Lights '“Switch On” Event
  • Goat Sample Sale
  • Reiss Warehouse & Sample Sale
  • Aveda Beauty Event
Click here to see DIARYdates

Agency opens LA office

Tiger Creative announces the opening of their Los Angeles office. For all artist and Los Angeles production information please contact the London office or Lucie Dodds. Contact.

Agency takes on new photographer

Tiger Creative announces representation of fashion and celebrity photographer, Odette Sugerman. Odette is based in Los Angeles and London. Contact

Eyelash brand appoints PR

Flipside PR has been appointed to handle the PR for M2BEAUTÉ and it's two products Eyelash Activating Serum & Revitalizing Gloss. Contact.

Online fashion boutique launches

Becky White PR has been appointed to handle media relations for newly launched online fashion boutique Frank. Contact.

Womenswear brand appoints PR

Bright Light PR has been appointed to handle the PR for womenswear brand and online retailer Rise. Bright Light will manage its press office functions and generate brand awareness. Contact.

Agency announces beauty client wins

Laurus PR has been appointed to handle all PR and media enquiries with immediate effect for DestinationSkin - a chain of registered hospitals located in major shopping centres and House of Fraser department stores, offering a wide range in the latest non-surgical treatments & cosmeceutical products, and DestinationSlim - a bespoke five star weight-loss service. Contact.

Regional magazine seeks products for Christmas gift guide

On Sunday 28 November, the Sunday Tribune Magazine are publishing a 20-page Christmas gift guide in the magazine. Editor Fionnuala McCarthy is seeking items for inclusion. This can include anything quirky or attractive for children, men or women. It could be little luxuries, home-wares as well as kitchen or food items. They will also be covering beauty gift ideas and a page for perfume too. A separate email has been set up to take images and press releases giftguide@tribune.ie. Alternatively CDs can be sent in to: Fionnuala McCarthy, Sunday Tribune Magazine, Independent House, Talbot Street, Dublin 1. The deadline to receive information in 10 November. Contact.

28 October 2010

British footwear brand appoints PR agency

British footwear brand JSHOES has appointed Tamara Kretzer PR to handle all its UK press and publicity with immediate effect. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Urban Retreat Nails Launch
  • Ann Summers SS11 Press Day (change of date)
  • agnés b Press Day (change of venue)
  • Leifsdottir UK Launch (postponed)
  • Cox & Power and Apartment C Pants & Pearls Party
  • Open House Accessories Spring/Summer 2011 Press Preview (no longer taking place)
  • SHISEIDO Launch Event
  • Bloody Gray SS11 Press Day - TWO WEEKS, Bitching and Junkfood, Neurotica, Rachel Freire, Elliot Joseph Rentz, James Hock, Martina Spetlova, Migh-T By Kumiko Watari, Culietta, Agi and Sam, La Cav Du Bon, EG, TOSHA
  • Maybelline New York Christmas Cocktails
  • Alfred Dunhill SS11 Press Day
Click here to see DIARYdates

Beauty e-tailer seeks PR agency

A UK beauty e-tailer is seeking representation. PRs interested in pitching should be London based, have extensive beauty experience and must not have any existing beauty e-tailers as clients.
Th e-tailer offers a mix of international and niche beauty products, which are high quality, effective and desirable.
Interested parties should get in touch with Ben at DIARY. Contact.

Pair of underwear brand wins for PR

Bryan Morel PR has been appointed to represent iconic underwear brand HOM and luxury British sock brand Pantherella.
Established since 1986, HOM has become one of the most recognisable men’s underwear brands and revolutionised the menswear intimate apparel industry by introducing techniques formerly used for lingerie. Bryan Morel will be overseeing all UK PR activity.
Pantherella create luxury socks for both men and maintain the tradition of being Made in England. The PR strategy will include re-launching the Scott Nichol brand, a quality range of weekend wear socks. Contact.

Bicycle accessories retailer appoints PR

Becky White PR has been appointed by Bonnie Bikes, www.bonniebikes.com, a bicycle accessories retailer. Contact.

London based womenswear brand appoints PR

Bloody Gray PR has been appointed by London based designer Emma Griffiths to handle PR for her womenswear label 'e.g...'. Contact.

New representation for two photographers

Tiger Creative is now representing photographers Willy Camden and Andrew Kuykendall. Both Willy and Andrew are based in Los Angeles and London. Contact.

27 October 2010

Online beauty editor appointed at lifestyle magazine

Alexandra Wilby has been appointed online beauty editor for hellomagazine.com. Alexandra is looking to receive press releases covering: hair, make-up, skin, fragrance, new products, alternative therapies, spas and all things health & beauty related. Contact.

PR agency appoints fashion Account Manager

Greene and Sheppard has appointed Muchaneta Kapfunde as Account Manager within the fashion division. Formerly head of PR at Johnny Loves Rosie, Muchaneta will be managing the DanniJo, Daisy, Carlotta Gherzi for Sado, and Pink Label accounts. Contact.

Lingerie brand appoints PR

Lingerie brand Made by Niki has appointed Goodley PR to handle its UK press with immediate effect. Contact.

New contact details for consumer beauty title

Following Vitality Publishing’s acquisition of Hair magazine, the team now have new contact details:
Editor Louise White has a new e-mail format and direct line. Contact.
All beauty launch news should be directed to editorial assistant Jane Moscardini. Contact.
General beauty news can be directed to style assistant Del Samat. Contact.
Penny Moy is currently art editor. Contact.

Fashion team changes at women's weekly

Clare Hurford has now left Woman's Own, and will be starting as acting assistant fashion editor at Take a Break magazine on 15 November. Claire will be covering for associate fashion editor, Emma Wiltshire, who leaves for maternity leave on 12 November. The individual contact listings will be updated in DIARYdirectory on 12 November. Contact.

Monthly consumer title appoints fashion bookings director

Following the departure of Sophie Baudrand, Rosie Vogel has been appointed fashion bookings editor at Vogue. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Luxury and Lifestyle Business Networking Event
  • Ada Zanditon Press Night
  • RMG SS11 Press Day - menswear and womenswear collections for Belstaff, Fratelli Rossetti, Pal Zileri, Raris Jewellery
  • The London Accessory Sale Ltd & Secret Sample Sale
  • Fifi Chachnil Lingerie SS11 Press Day
  • Crabtree & Evelyn Beauty Launch
Click here to see DIARYdates

Jacqui Ripley launches blog

Freelance beauty, health and lifestyle writer Jacqui Ripley has recently launched her new blog www.jacqui-dollymixture.blogspot.com The blog will cover reviews of new beauty products, interviews with industry experts, treatments and wellbeing trends. She is also now tweeting. Contact.

Chocolatier appoints PR

Wiles & Thorne is now representing Amelia Rope, chocolatier. They will be working with her on her communications and business development strategy. Her luxury chocolate bar collection is currently exclusively available at Selfridges and online at www.ameliarope.com Contact.

26 October 2010

Health expert appoints PR

Smith & Monger has been appointed to handle the PR for health expert and qualified yoga teacher Chris James (Chris James Yoga) and his new Chris James 12 Day Mind & Body Cleanse. Contact.

Lifestyle PR goes freelance

After five years at Yellowdoor, brand and retail consultancy, Naomi Dodson has left to pursue a freelance career. Naomi is available for short or long term projects in areas such as campaign planning and execution, event production and management, media relations, third party partnerships, celebrity endorsement and business development. Contact. naomidodson@hotmail.com

Weekly consumer title appoints news editor

Dominique Hines, previously acting news editor at Now has been appointed news editor at heat magazine. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Mudpie Trend Seminar
  • Jamie Oliver and Topshop debut in the City as One New Change launches - The City of London’s newest shopping destination opens with an exclusive free performance from The Hoosiers
  • The Ultimate Designer Wedding Dress Sale
  • Aramis & Designer Fragrances Event
  • Mr Jones Watches New Collection Launch
  • Moda in Pelle SS11 Press Day
Click here to see DIARYdates

Fashion brand appoints UK PR agency

Canoe has announced it will now be working with lifestyle and fashion brand Volcom to launch its SS 2011 collection in the UK. Contact.

Lifestyle PR agency appoints Account Director

Jennifer McEachern, previously at Fuel PR, has been appointed Account Director at Publicasity working on beauty and lifestyle brands. Contact.

Bauer Media today named its new men's news and style magazine

Bauer Media's brand new men's news and style magazine called GAZ7ETTA is available from today. More than 500,000 copies of the 60-page sampler - previously known as Project REX - have been produced. This one-off issue of GAZ7ETTA provides successful men with a unique combination of the key news stories of the week and all the latest lifestyle trends and products. GAZ7ETTA's mission is to identify, decode and contextualise the key stories that are driving the world they live and work in. Contact.

Who's Whose

Red Hot PR has announced it has agreed to collaborate with a new blog www.thefashionbloggers.blogspot.com, to help raise its ranking and create a wider audience. The Fashion Bloggers is targeted at fashion and media related followers. Anonymous contributors working in fashion, advertising, films and the media have been recruited to contribute posts on a 'no fee' basis. The blog has been conceived to create a longterm credible platform as a research tool, in keeping with today's social networking, to monitor what motivates 'cool culture followers'. To celebrate the launch, the blog is offering a piece of swimwear worth £75+ to the first 50 bloggers (with a Google ranking higher than 4) to visit the site and post a comment. Anyone interested in contributing should e-mail editor@thefashionbloggers.com or post a comment on the site. Any PRs interested in providing prizes or running competitions should contact Red Hot PR. Contact.

Who's Whose

Fashion label Hilda Maha has appointed Goodley PR to handle its UK press and PR. Contact.

New York fashion brand appoints new PR consultancy

The Communications Store has been appointed to handle all UK public relations for New York based fashion brand, Elie Tahari with immediate effect. There are currently 90 Elie Tahari shop-in-shops worldwide, with global expansion plans to grow this to 400 shop-in-shops and to open 20 flagship stores in the next five years. E-commerce is planned to launch for AW11. Pre-Spring samples are now available from The Communications Store. Contact.

25 October 2010

Online video magazine launches

Crane.tv a new online video magazine has now launched and can be viewed at www.crane.tv. Devised by an experienced editorial team, its content is aimed at a digital audience of style conscious and culturally curious, global citizens. To date Crane.tv offers a selection of 500+ videos, showcasing its five magazine channels; art, design, fashion, lifestyle and travel. All editorial enquiries should be directed to editor Trisha Andres. Contact.

National newspaper appoints features editor

Natasha Pearlman, currently senior commissioning editor of the Daily Mail Femail, will be joining the News of the World as features editor. Natasha will commence her new role on 18 January 2011. Contact details will be announced in due course. Contact.

Promotions within hair brand's press office

At HOB Salons, Gabi Dee has been promoted to PR Manager and Andrea Maylor has been appointed PR Executive. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • L.K. Bennett SS11 Press Day
  • Louis Vuitton SS11 Press Day
  • Lands’ End SS11 Press Day
  • Aminaka Wilmont SS11 Press Day
  • Les Nereides & N2 Sample Sale
  • Aruna Seth SS11 Press Day
  • Giorgio Armani SS11 Press Day - Women's and Men's Collections
  • Private Viewing - The Vauxhall Collective: Three Years On 2008 – 2010
  • Hobbs SS11 Collection Preview
  • Altitude London Open Day
  • Margaret Dabbs Press Launch (date change)
  • P&G Beauty Event
  • QVC SS11 Press Day
  • Onitsuka Tiger SS11 Press Day
  • American InterContinental University Fashion department and current international student talent Open Day
Click here to see DIARYdates

Menswear and grooming products aimed at male vegetarians and vegans

Alex Gazzola is compiling a monthly man’s page for vegetarian lifestyle magazine Vegetarian Living. He is looking for any new menswear and grooming products aimed at male veggies and vegans and those with ‘green’ and eco sensibilities – eg hemp clothing for Winter, recycled belts/ manbags, faux leather accessoriess, eco grooming, organic/ fairtrade menswear etc. This is an on-going request. Contact: alex@gazzola.orangehome.co.uk

Vitality acquires new consumer titles

As part of the review of IPC Media’s niche and specialist titles, the company has announced the sale of Loaded and Hair to Vitality Publishing. The deal sees Vitality acquire the brands – currently published within the IPC Inspire and Southbank portfolios – with immediate effect. There will be no interruption to the publishing schedule of the titles and transferring staff will move to Vitality with immediate effect. Direct contact details and email addresses have not yet been announced but will be confirmed in due course.

22 October 2010

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Leifsdottir UK launch
  • Notting Hill Design Fair III
  • The Smiley Company SS11 press day
  • TSE, TSE MEN and tsesay Cashmere Sample Sale
  • Flax PR SS11 Press Day
  • The London Vintage Wedding Fair
  • Donna Ida SS11 press day
  • My Sugarland's fashion birthday party
  • Victim pop-ip shop sample sale
  • CEW (UK) Mentoring Event - hosted by Cosmopolitan
  • Felicities Press Drinks Reception
  • Beauty Bloggers Event
  • Melvita blogger and online press event
  • Ongwat Jewellery SS11 press day
  • Argento Jewellery London store launch
  • Bruuns Bazaar SS11 press day
  • Rosie Fox press dates
  • Black Beauty/Sensationnel Hair Awards
  • Chalk PR Blogger Event - Clients: Bumble and Bumble, He-Shi, TOMMYGUNS, OCCO, Purity Organic Skincare
  • SEN Beauty press event
  • Feiyue SS11 collection preview
  • Kevin Pietersen hosts The Brylcreem Ball Launch Party - Kevin Pietersen hosts the launch of Brylcreem’s latest product, Brylcreem Paste
Click here to see DIARYdates

National newspaper makes editorial announcement

Alice Olins, currently fashion & beauty writer at The Times, will be going on maternity leave on 29 October. All fashion enquiries after 29 October should be directed to deputy fashion editor Carolyn Asome. Contact.

Deputy news editor on consumer title goes freelance

Today is Kelly Allen’s last day as deputy news editor at Look magazine. Kelly is leaving to pursue a freelance career and is currently available for freelance commissions. Contact.

21 October 2010

National Newspaper seeks competition prize

Mail Life & Mail on Sunday are currently looking for a competition prize to feature in the 9 November Mail Life, the 14 November Mail on Sunday and website Homes & Bargains. They are currently seeking a prize for the minimum value of £1000.00 - previous competitions have included dining sets, beds, sofas, spa breaks and high end home appliances.

  • Contributors would receive the following space:
  • An image and up to 120 words of copy in Mail Life (4.8 million readers) and Mail on Sunday (1.8 million readers).

  • A dedicated page on Homes & Bargains including an image, 100 words of copy and links (over 100,00 UV's a month).

  • 1 x position in our weekly newsletter with over 55,000 subscribers.

  • 1 x survey question of choice for market research / PR.

Please contact michael@bayswatermediagroup.com with any prize offers.

Italian 'sloungewear' brand appoints new PR agency

Three Sixty Communications has been appointed as the newly retained UK PR agency for Italian 'sloungewear' brand, Freddy. Launched in Italy in 1976, Freddy is an established international brand specialising in sport, fashion and dance apparel, complemented by footwear and accessories offerings. Contact

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Store PR SS11 press day
  • Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2010 - In association with Estée Lauder
  • CH Carolina Herrera press day
  • CEW (UK) Mentoring Event - sponsored by Cosmopolitan
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Freelance journalist seeks products for Christmas gift guide

Amanda Bernstein, freelance journalist, is compiling a Christmas gift guide for stylebible.com. Amanda is seeking glamorous and high end products to feature for both men and women. The guide is due to go live on the first week of December. Contact.

Harmonia launches new men's title

Harmonia the publisher of Irish Tatler, has launched Irish Tatler The Men's Issue, a new quarterly publication for men focusing on style, fashion, grooming, health and fitness, gadgets, travel, celebrity interviews and lifestyle. Editor Alexander Fitzgerald can be contacted for any enquiries. Contact.

New York fashion publicist and celebrity seeding expert

Spire PR has announced that it will be handling all UK representation for Angela Niles, New York’s top fashion publicist and celebrity seeding and events expert. Spire PR will act as the UK arm of Angela’s PR business, working with UK brands to get them seeded and placed into the US media. Angela will be visiting London 3-5 November to meet with key brands to secure placement activity for Christmas 2010. Contact.

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

  • Clarins - PR Assistant
  • Brand PR - Junior Account Executive/ Account Executive
  • Beauty In-house - PR Manager
Click here to see Job Lots.

Caprice appoints UK publicists

Beattie Communications has been appointed as the UK publicist for model turned business mogul – Caprice Bourret. Please get in touch for interview, Q&A, photo-shoot and broadcast opportunities with Caprice. Contact.

Photographer and creative agency closes

Following the closure of Victoria Lees Management, there are now new contact details listed in DIARYdirectory for photographers Simon Bremner, Chris Clor, Marco Marezza and Patrick Ryan; make-up artist (and grooming) and hair stylist, Martin Carter; and fashion stylists, Becky Seager and Lisa Nicolaou.

Weekend supplement announces editorial changes

Claudia Croft, deputy editor/head of fashion at The Sunday Times’ Style magazine, is now on maternity leave. Claudia can be reached via features assistant Michael Hennegan.Contact.
General fashion enquiries should be directed to Richard Gray, style online editor, and Gemma Soames, fashion features director. Contact.
Feature enquiries should be directed to Laurel Ives, consultant editor, and Ruby Warrington, features editor. Contact.

Consumer title appoints acting deputy editor

Following the departure of Jenny Vereker, Charlotte Richards has been appointed acting deputy editor at Woman magazine. Contact.

Consumer title appoints deputy editor

Jenny Vereker, previously deputy editor of Woman magazine, has been appointed deputy editor of Best magazine. Jenny will commence her new role on 25 October. Contact.

20 October 2010

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden designers SS11 Press Day - Corrie Nielsen, JENA.THEO, Eun Jeong, Alice Palmer, Jade Kang
  • Fashion Clearance Sale in aid of Too Many Women
  • 10 Years of Reger by Janet Reger at Debenhams
  • DESA Spring/Summer 2011 Press Day (change of date)
  • Flax PR SS11 Press Day (change of date)
  • Traffic People SS11 Press Day
  • OXYGEN Boutiques SS11 Press Day
  • New interactive fashion film publication 'Imagine Fashion' launch of first film - Imagine Fashion is a showcase platform featuring bespoke film editorials directed by celebrated and prestigious creatives from the worlds of fashion, art, photography, film and music.
  • UGG Australia SS11 Press Day
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Consumer title appoints deputy fashion editor

Joel Bough, previously editorial assistant at Arena Homme Plus, has been promoted to deputy fashion editor. Contact.

Consumer title appoints editor

Bauer Media today announced the appointment of Ellie Hughes as editor of Top Santé. Ellie joins Top Santé from Pregnancy & Birth where she was editor. Contact.

World renowned brand appoints PR agency

The Smiley Company has appointed Yellowdoor to manage PR for all their sub-brands; Smiley Happy Deluxe, Smiley Happy Sports, Smiley World Society, Smiley Fairtrade, Smiley Happy Deco. Contact.

Consumer magazine appoints features editor

Carly Hobbs, currently deputy features editor at Love it!, has been appointed features editor at Sugar magazine. Carly will commence her new role on 8 November, her new contact details will be announced in due course. Contact.

Online fashion film publication to launch

New interactive fashion film publication Imagine Fashion has appointed Bryan Morel PR to launch and handle all publicity and media enquiries in Europe for its preview showcase. Launching to the industry in November 2010, Imagine Fashion is a platform for bespoke film editorials directed by creatives from the worlds of fashion, art, photography, film and music. Contact.

19 October 2010

Change of surname for PR Manager

Joelle Pugh (née Constable), PR Manager at Elemis, has announced her new surname. Contact.

British fashion icon appoints PR agency

Zandra Rhodes has appointed Good Results to handle the PR for her couture collection. The SS11 collection lives up to Rhodes’ trademark vividly colourful imagination, combining her unique use of bold prints, fiercely feminine patterns and theatrical use of colour. Contact.

Brazilian shapewear brand appoints PR

Cirkle has won the UK consumer PR account for Scala in the UK. The Brazilian shapewear brand is the latest addition to Cirkle’s expanding body+soul division. Scala will sit alongside existing clients including Remington, Cuticura, Life Fitness and Montagne Jeunesse. Following the brand’s exclusive launch through John Lewis last year, the PR campaign will further spearhead awareness of Scala’s premium hosiery and anti-cellulite shapewear ranges. Contact.

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

  • Cirkle - Account Executive | PR Assistant
  • Fuel PR - Junior Account Executive
  • Wizard PR - Account Manager
  • International Model Management (IMM) - Junior Booker
Click here to see Job Lots.

E-zine seeks products for Christmas gift guide

Handbag.com is currently compiling its Christmas Gift Guide due to go live at the beginning of November. The guide is split into categories with each staff writer taking charge of a category. Please send suitable information to the following contacts:
  • Gadgets - Dan Cleeve
  • DVDs & Music - Anneke Hak
  • Pampering (not confined to beauty products) - Katie Corcoran
  • Unusual gifts - Laura Murphy
  • Food - Becci Vallis
  • Culture vulture - Fiona Raisbeck
  • Charity - Steve Smith
  • Budget - Veronica Kirby
  • 'Small-enough-to-fit-in-your-suitcase' - Rebecca Holman
  • Eco-friendly - Danielle Radojcin
Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Monsoon & Accessorize SS11 press show
  • Duchamp SS11 Press Day
  • The Fashion House of Michael H SS11 press open day
  • CEW (UK) Breakfast Event - 'Techno-Beauty' - Sponsored by Slendertone Face and Clarisonic
  • Eskimo PR SS11 press day
  • Topshop SS11 press day
  • Cassie Lomas Make Up Academy launch party
  • Jimmy Choo SS11 press day
  • PEA (People & Environment Achiever) Awards
  • Craig Lawrence for Machine-A press event
  • Alberta Ferretti SS11 press day
  • Diesel SS11 press day
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Monthly consumer title makes editorial changes

There have been some changes within the editorial team at ELLE:
Hannah Swerling, previously PA to editor/editorial assistant, has now been promoted to junior commissioning editor. In addition Natalie Evans-Harding, previously features assistant has taken on the role of PA to editor/editorial assistant. Contact.

Skincare brand appoints PR

Fuel PR has been appointed to handle the PR for skincare brand Egyptian Magic. Contact.

18 October 2010

Change of surname for beauty PR

Leonie Weeks (née Badcock), Communications Coordinator at Crème de la Mer, has a new e-mail address. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Tightsplease Red or Dead SS11 press breakfast
  • Austin Reed Q Club launch party - Austin Reed celebrates 110 years of dressing for success with the launch of the Q Club; Austin Reed’s private members club. Hosted by Justin Llewellyn and Q Ambassadors Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook, Lewis Moody and Courtney Lawes
  • Ruby Rocks - Watch out for Ruby Rocks styles on the catwalk in the travel scene
  • Selfridges Menswear trend presentation
  • Selfridges Womenswear trend presentation
  • Chase PR SS11 press day
  • River Island Menswear SS11 press day
  • River Island Womenswear SS11 press day
  • ASOS SS11 Collections
  • Ann Summers SS11 press day
  • H&M SS11 press day
  • Karen Millen SS11 press day
  • Swarovski Crystallized SS11 press day
  • IPR SS11 press day
  • Sanecommunications SS11 press day
  • Myla SS11 press day
  • Office/ Offspring SS11 press day
  • Nike Sportswear SS11 press day
  • Chanel SS11 press day
  • Ma Mignonnette SS11 Lingerie Show
  • RelativeMo SS11 press day
  • Urban Outfitters SS11 press day
  • Anthropologie SS11 press day
  • Snow PR SS11 press day - showcasing brands: PPQ, Pam Hogg, Adam Entwisle, Simon Ekrelius, Lee Lapthorne, Beyond The Valley, House of Flora, Tour De Force, Horace, Laura Theiss, Kelly Love, Pearl & Ivy, Sevda Mutlu, Gestuz, Jale + Ulfire
  • Thomas Pink SS11 press day
  • Karla Otto SS11 press day
  • Tumi SS11 press day
  • The Communications Store SS11 press day
  • Aquascutum SS11 press day
  • Guess SS11 press day - Jeans, Guess by Marciano, Handbags, Footwear, Watches, Jewellery, Eyewear, Fragrance
  • Adidas SS11 press day
  • Modus Publicity & Modus Dowal Walker SS11 press day
  • Jaeger SS11 press day
  • Escada SS11 press day
  • Clarks SS11 press day - Clarks Women’s, Clarks Men, Clarks Originals, Clarks Sports and Clarks Kids
  • Fred Perry SS11 press day
  • Greene & Sheppard PR SS11 press day
  • my-wardrobe.com SS11 press day
  • Good Results SS11 press day - Collections from: Zandra Rhodes, SuperTrash, Baby Phat, Urbancode, OSKA, Bianca and Passport
  • Allumer Jewellery press day
  • Emma Hope SS11 press day
  • Push PR press day
  • Benetton & Sisley SS11 press open day
  • FitFlop SS11 press day
  • London Jewellery Week 2011 Official Press Launch
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Fashion, beauty and travel PR agency appoints Account Manager

Purple has appointed Charlotte Bush as Account Manager within the agency's beauty division with immediate effect. Charlotte, formerly Press Officer at L’Oreal UK group, will begin work on Illamasqua, Smashbox, TIGI Bed Head and TIGI Catwalk. Contact.

Monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine appoints features editor

Richard Dennen, previously features associate at Tatler, has been promoted to features editor. Contact

Vogue Russia appoints UK team

Vogue Russia has appointed its UK team. Michelle Duguid, previously fashion assistant at Vogue UK, has been appointed fashion editor. Sarah Smiley also joins Vogue Russia as fashion assistant. Contact

Weekend supplement appoints commissioning editor

Following the departure of Joanna McGarry, Francesca Hornak has been appointed commissioning editor (beauty) for The Sunday Times|Style. Francesca will commence her new role on 1 November, her new contact details will be announced in due course. Contact

Weekly lifestyle magazine appoints beauty director

Joanna McGarry, currently commissioning editor (beauty) at The Sunday Times|Style, has been appointed beauty director at Stylist. Joanna will commence her new role on 8 November, her new contact details will be announced in due course. Contact

e-zine appoints assistant travel editor

Ashley Dole has joined whereandnow.com as freelance assistant travel editor. Contact

New PR for sportwear label

Sportswear label Le Coq Sportif has appointed consumer agency Tea&Cake PR to manage UK PR ahead of a major brand relaunch. Contact.

New address for freelance fashion journalist & stylist

Journalist & fashion stylist Julia Robson has a new address. Contact.

15 October 2010

Celebrity hair stylist appoints PR

JWPR are now handling the PR for celebrity hair stylist Tara Smith and her natural and organic product range. Contact.

Fitness editor appointed on consumer title

Lucy Miller, previously staff writer at Men's Fitness, has been appointed fitness editor at Health & Fitness. Contact.

New features writer appointed on consumer title

Claire McAteer has joined Bella as features writer. Contact.

UKFT relocates

The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has moved offices. Contact.

Shape and swimwear distributor acquires new brand

Patricia Eve, UK shape and swimwear distributor, has announced that it has acquired Canadian shapewear brand Body Wrap. Direct enquiries to PR Genie. Contact.

London Hotel appoints PR Manager

The Ritz London has appointed Amber Aldred as Public Relations Manager, effective immediately. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • The Frye Company preview
  • Palladio SS11 press day
  • Sonia Rykiel SS11 press day
  • *We Heart Fenchurch* Party
  • Liberty SS11 press day - beauty, menswear, womenswear and accessories
  • Freewheelin' PR SS11 press day
  • Dr. Martens SS11 press day
  • Reebok Lifestyle, Womens Fitness and Mens training press day
  • The Vitality Show - health, beauty, fitness and wellbeing event
  • Paul Smith SS11 press day
  • DAY Birger et Mikkelsen press day
  • Schuh SS11 press day
  • Margaret Dabbs press launch
  • Vero Moda & Jack & Jones SS11 Bestseller press event - showing collections from Vila, ONLY, Selected, Name It, Pieces & Mama.Licious
  • Heidi Klein Resort AW10 & SS11 press day
  • Dinny Hall SS11 press day (part of Notting Hill Press Day)
  • Nicole Farhi SS11 press day
  • maharishi press day
  • DeVetta PR press day
  • Fiorentini + Baker press day at Notting Hill press day
  • Bedroom Athletics new collection press launch
  • Jo Gordon house sale
  • Harvey Nichols SS11 press day
  • Inexcess Fashion SS11 press day
  • Exposure SS11 Press Day
  • The Absent model - Reflections of a Stylist's Work
  • Starworks SS11 press day
  • Garrard SS11 press day (part of the Harvey Nichols Press Day)
  • Kitch & Honey PR - Womenswear: Hemyca, Charlotte Taylor, Misticon, Connected Generation, The Trouser Room. Jewellery: Florence B, Elvira Sazesh, Stephen Einhorn. Swimwear: Bellinski Bikinis
  • Essence Communications SS11 press day - Timex 80, Arrogant Cat, Peter Long, Fly London, Elena Antoniodes, Montcler, Bora Aksu, Emmanuel Katsaros, Tara Jarmon, Bernard Chanran
  • Red Hot PR SS11 press day - Voy, Hat Gallery, Wholly Goat, Despi, Anika Brazil, Style Compare
  • Bloody Gray SS11 press day - Neurotica, Gabriella marina Gonzalez, Rachel Freire, Kurriko WAtari, la Cav Du Bon, Emma Griffiths
  • Forward PR SS11 press day - Beautiful Soul, Ciel, Magenta 8, Rebecca Cell, S.C. Vizcarra
  • Hermes J’Aime mon carré pop-up shop launch event
  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Collars & Coats Ball
  • Tea & Cake SS11 press day
  • Milli Millu SS11 press day
  • J.Lindeberg SS11 press day
  • Chantelle and Passionata Lingerie SS11 bra fitting press event
  • Evelyn Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of The Estée Lauder Companies’ and Founder and Chairman of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and Elizabeth Hurley Make a special personal appearance at Harrods for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • VIP gathering - The Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign launches the 11th Anniversary of its Global Landmark Illumination Initiative with 3D Spectacular at Harrods
Click here to see DIARYdates.

New website for media consultant

Amanda Kyme, celebrity relations consultant and brand ambassador, has a new website. Contact.

14 October 2010

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Hoopla PR SS11 press day
  • Opening of Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion
  • Emporio Armani launches new Manchester store
  • Finch & Partners SS11 press day
  • Jodie Kidd launches Oral-B & Dentaid's campaign for World Wide Smiles
  • Charlotte & Co SS11 press day
  • Robinson Pfeffer showroom SS11 press day
  • Ralph Lauren Spring 11 collection press day - (10am - 6pm) Ralph Lauren Watches, Womenswear Blue Label, Collection Accessories, Childrenswear. (2pm - 6pm) Menswear Polo Ralph Lauren, Menswear Accessories
  • Matches press day - showcasing womens and menswear SS11 collections
  • Dee Vesali Publicity SS11 press day - Collections on display includes: Gianmarco Lorenzi, Studio TMLS, Pussy Willow, Magpie Vintage, IMI Luxury, Belen Echandia, Angelo Galasso, Udeshi, Finest SEVEN sunglasses, Mehbs Yaqub jewellery
  • TRACE Publicity & Varg SS11 press day
  • Almost Famous SS11 press day
  • Lainey Fashion SS11 press day
  • a number of names* SS11 press day - Billionaire Boys Club, Ice Cream, Ambush, Gourmet, Bape, Mr Bathing Ape, Raleigh Denim, Anything, Ohwow
  • A.I. SS11 press day
  • Fuschia PR SS11 press day
  • Aqua PR SS11 press day
  • Puma SS11 press day
  • Fuse Communications SS press day - Brands include: Nomination Jewellery, Kicokids US (kids label), Mini A Ture Danish (kids label), Step2wo kids (footwear)
  • Damaris & Mimi Holiday SS11 Press Day
  • SalonQP exhibition
  • Bismarck Phillips Communications & Media (BPCM) SS11 Press Day - Longchamp, Derek Lam, Azzaro, Tory Burch, Current Elliott, Theory, Isabella Oliver 365, Melissa, Bex Rox, Joie, Alexia, Dietrich, Tim Ryan, Eremett, Suno, Matina Amanita, Raoul
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Hair and skincare brand appoints PR

Boudoir PR has been appointed to represent Alcina Cosmetics. The brand includes salon professional and at home products for skin and hair. Contact.

Communications Manager appointed at beauty brand

Ali Taylor has joined the Aveda and Darphin Press Office as Communications Manager. Ali joins Estee Lauder Companies from Kethcum Pleon. Contact.

Restaurant group appoints PR agency

Woodthorpe Communications has been appointed to represent the glo restaurant group. Contact.

TV fashion stylist joins consumer magazine

TV fashion personality Gok Wan is joining Reveal magazine’s team of celebrity experts, each week sharing his very latest style advice. Launching his new column ‘Gok’s Style School’ in this week’s issue (on sale now), Gok Wan will be unveiling all his insider tips. Contact.

Model agency appoints press officer

NEXT Model Management has welcomed Katy Moseley to its UK team as Press Officer. Katy previously worked at Storm Models and before that for Ronnie Wood. Contact.

13 October 2010

grooming & TV editor appointed on consumer title

Danielle Graph has returned from maternity leave and is now grooming & TV editor at Nuts. Contact.

editorial assistant appointed on LFW publication

Yasmin Coke has now joined London Fashion Week The Daily team as editorial assistant and blog manager. She will be updating the blog weekly throughout the year and looks forward to hearing about any news stories. Contact.

New freelance details for fashion journalist

Cat Callender, editor of London Fashion Week The Daily and freelance writer, has moved. Contact.

Change of address for LFW publication

London Fashion Week The Daily have new contact details. Contact.

Provider of cosmetic injectables and laser treatments appoints PR

sk:n, the UK leading provider of cosmetic injectables and laser treatment, has appointed Pegasus PR as its retained agency to manage high profile national campaigns and all press office activity. Pegasus PR will kick off with a campaign to highlight sk:n as one of the largest network of clinics to be approved by the new IHAS register, and therefore a safe place to go for cosmetic injectables. Contact.

Marketing Director appointed at fashion group

The Jacques Vert Group, owner of ladies fashion labels Jacques Vert, Planet, Precis and Windsmoor, has announced the appointment of Alison Jordan as Marketing Director. Alison will be responsible for developing and executing brand strategies globally as well as managing ongoing marketing and PR operations across all four brands in the UK, Ireland and Canada. Alison joins Jacques Vert Plc from fashion label Toast. Prior to this, she held the positions of Commercial & Marketing Director at Fortnum & Mason and Marketing Director at Molton Brown. Contact.

Beauty PR name change

Emily Morgan, EMEA Communications Manager at Crabtree & Evelyn, has recently married and changed her name to Emily Mitchell. Emily's e-mail address has changed as a result. Contact.

Shoot production manager appointed on contract publication

Jo Croucher, has returned from maternity leave and has been promoted to shoot production manager at ASOS.com. She was previously picture editor in addition, Marina Ansell who was previously acting picture editor, is now picture editor. Contact.

Luxury fashion accessory brand appoints PR

The Communications Store has been appointed as UK PR agency for Coach. Steeped in a history of craftsmanship, leather innovation and design excellence, the brand is considered an American icon around the globe. Coach’s wide array of products also includes an extensive line for men, footwear, watches, eyewear and fragrance. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Katy Perry Fragrance launch event
  • Beatrix Ong SS11 press day
  • H by Hudson SS11 press day
  • Singer Bryan Ferry at Selfridges - signing copies of his new album Olympia
  • Illamasqua welcomes Kelly Cutrone to London as a Brand Partner with book signing
  • WIRED UK: Meet the Animators - WIRED UK Editor David Rowan in conversation with Aardman Animation’s founders Nick Park, Dave Sproxton and Peter Lord
  • Margaret Howell SS11 press day - womens and mens collection
  • Inika press launch
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Travel site re-launches

Hg2 (A Hedonists Guide to…) have re-launched their website at Hg2.com. Aimed at luxury travellers, the site includes online versions of its coveted city guides, daily news feeds, downloadable/streamable playlists, an online store, and a blog brimming with daily travel news stories, lifestyle features and interviews. Web editor Nick Clarke is interested in receiving releases on travel and luxury lifestyle. Contact

US beauty brand apppoints PR agency

Mary Kay Cosmetics has appointed Alchemy PR to undertake all its media relations in the UK. Contact.

12 October 2010

Celebrity fragrance launch

Spire PR has announced that it will be handling all PR and media enquiries for the UK launch of the Katy Perry Perfume - Katy's first fragrance. The brand is being distributed in the UK by Jigsaw ESL, who also distribute Paris Hilton, Westlife, Storm and Katie Price fragrances. The invitation only launch event will be on 12 November, 2010 (see DIARYdates for details). Contact.

Quarterly lifestyle magazine appoints fashion editor-at-large

Nicole Smallwood, formerly fashion market editor at Marie Claire, has been appointed as fashion editor-at-large of The Hub Magazine. Nicole will be working with the magazine on a freelance basis while continuing to work on various existing and new projects as a freelance stylist/brand consultant. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Myla and Next Models competition - The prize: The chance to sign a one year modelling contract with Next Model Management Worldwide. To feature in a Myla photoshoot. An invitation to attend Myla’s 10 Year Anniversary and celebrate with the brands’ many celebrity fans at an exclusive London venue in November
  • Oasis Spring/Summer 2011 press day
  • Windle & Moodie salon launch
  • STEAMCREAM demonstration and S/S 11 preview
  • The Cowshed Living launch
  • Selfridges has been hit by the knitting craze to celebrate Wool Week, a brand new initiative backed by the Prince of Wales to promote the British wool industry - The week will see Selfridges' first ever yarn bombing event with various locations around the store being covered in knitted wool
  • VERTU, the market leader in luxury mobile phones, unveils its first smartphone, Constellation Quest
  • Bryan Morel PR S/S 11 press day
  • Wine and Dine with Dartington
  • Aamaya by Priyanka Trunkshow, A/W 10 Collections & S/S 11 Collections
  • Fine Cell Work - Christmas Emporium
  • H PR S/S 11 Press Day
  • The Hub Magazine launch party
  • Firetrap and Kate Moross launch party - Kate has designed a capsule collection of watches with her signature graphics across the faces of each watch
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Showbiz editor appointed on consumer title

Rosalind Sack, previously deputy showbiz editor at Reveal, has been promoted to showbiz editor. In addition Nikhita Mahajan, previously senior writer at New!, has been appointed deputy showbiz editor. Contact

New Account executive appointed

Lizzie Luscombe has joined Pure Public Relations as Account Executive. Lizzie is working in the lifestyle and interiors division with clients Prêt à Vivre, Nina Campbell, Luke Irwin and new glassware client Svaja. Contact

London agency wins several fashion clients

Red Hot PR has announced the win of several new fashion clients:

Voy Clothing, tailored dresses and jackets inspired by the haute couture of the late 1940's & 50's. Designer Vesta Okyere-Yeboah has previously worked in the fashion industry for Anonymous, French Connection/Nicole Farhi, Bruce Oldfield and DAKS.

Wholly Goat, 100% cashmere scarves and wraps from Nepal.

Hat Gallery M/V, Conduit Street boutique specialising in designer hats for men and women and showcasing contemporary furniture and lighting from Dutch designers.

ID Hats, millinery wholesalers representing the affordable Bronte collection as well as a selection of designer label special occasion hats.

Contact.

Fashion wins for lifestyle agency

cocktail pr has won two new fashion accounts: Miss Rebel and Go Jewellery. www.missrebel.co.uk is an online womenswear retailer. www.go-jewellery.com will be launching in the UK this week with its debut collection. Contact.

British handbag brand appoints PR

British handbag brand, Milo & Saint has appointed Felicities to handle all press enquiries. The new Milo & Saint collection is now available to view in the Felicities Designer Showroom. Contact.

New agency for footwear brand

Sanecommunications has been appointed as the new UK PR and marketing agency for Pointer Footwear. Contact.

PR appointment at cosmetics brand

Jay Squier has started at Bobbi Brown as Communications Manager. Contact.

11 October 2010

PR has new surname and email address

Ailsa Robertson at BeautyBay.com is now Ailsa Illingworth. Ailsa will be working off a new email address. Contact.

London hair salon and product line appoints PR

TCS Embryo has announced they have been appointed to handle the UK PR for Marylebone hair salon Gielly Green and their 'Boutique Collection' hair care product line. Contact.

Leather footwear and accessories brand appoints PR

Siim Kohv has been appointed European (excluding France) and Far-East freelance PR to NewbarK. Launched in 2009 by Maryam Malakpour and Marjan Malakpour, Spring/Summer 2011 will see the launch of NewbarK's first handbag collection. Conatct.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Lily Allen and Sarah Owen opening of Vintage Blow Dry Bar and Salon
  • Swarovski Elements private view
  • Ted Baker Press Day
  • Swanfield Celebrates Wool Week
  • MACHINE-A presents Millie Cockton and illustrator Stefan Schwartzman as its latest collaborators
  • Johnson&Johnson 7th Annual Beautycare Awards
  • DENHAM the Jeanmaker opens first UK flagship store
  • Shop @ Discover Greenwich presents a design-led showcase - Shop @ Discover Greenwich will launch the Christmas season with a free late night opening, a free glass of wine and will present a showcase of the work from top designer-makers - Cockpit Arts. Based in Deptford, Cockpit Arts features talented designers such as Lizzie Allen, Charlotte Sale, Amanda Ross, Alison Wiffen.
  • Getting Paid seminar - Seminar organised by UK Fashion & Textiles Association. Full details from laurian.davies@ukft.org
  • La Perla sample sale - Lingerie, Swimwear, Sleepwear, Outerwear, Hosiery, Fragrance
  • Launch of “How To Feed A Man” cook book by Stasha Palos - Daughter and step daughter of Tina and Philip Green respectively, Stasha Palos launches her unique cook book where cookery meets art
  • An exclusive evening with Rio Ferdinand - To celebrate the success of Rio Ferdinand’s new footwear range - FIVE by Rio Ferdinand, Selfridges Manchester Exchange will be hosting an exclusive VIP event in the Menswear Department on Level 1
  • Cube PR Spring/Summer 2011 press pay
  • Ports 1961 Spring/Summer 2011 press preview
  • Trish Deseine at Chocolate Week-Trish Deseine will be unveiling Chocolate by Trish, her new range of Cook's Chocolates exclusively in Selfridges' Food Halls for Chocolate Week (11-17 October 2010) For the first time, you will be able to buy her Chocolate Making Kit and range of cook's buttons, shards and dust from Selfridges stores in London, Birmingham and Manchester, as well as from their online store, www.selfridges.com
  • Harvey Nichols Spring/Summer 2011 press day
  • figleaves.com Spring/Summer 2011 press day - showcasing premium lingerie, swimwear, shapewear, hosiery, loungewear and sleepwear brands. Plus men’s underwear, swimwear, loungewear and shapewear collections.
  • Coffin on Cake PR Spring/Summer 2011 press day
  • Les Néréides and N2 Spring/Summer 2011 preview (Paris)
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Bespoke greeting card designer appoints PR

Lucy Dartford PR has been appointed to handle all press enquiries for bespoke events and greeting card company, Ruth Springer Design Ltd with immediate effect. Using 3D pop up artwork, each hand made design is personalised to suit the individual requirement. Contact.

Consumer PR agency rebrands

Tally Communications, the Buckinghamshire based lifestyle PR agency, has rebranded and is now Tally PR.
Tally PR has recently taken on ethical lingerie boutique Saumarez and jewellery brand The Dinky Finger Print Company. Contact.

English perfume house appoints PR

Kilpatrick PR has been appointed to handle the PR for heritage English perfume house Floris. Founded in 1730, this year sees Floris celebrate its 280th anniversary of creating fragrances and fine toiletries. Today Floris is run by the 8th generation descendants of Juan Floris from the original premises at 89 Jermyn Street, St James’s. Contact.

PR appointment at beauty and homes brand

Lizzie Brady has started at Jo Malone as UK Communications Manager. Contact.

08 October 2010

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Swarovski Elements Private View
  • Swarovski Elements Seminar
  • Betty Barclay & Vera Mont Spring/Summer 2011 Press Day
  • agnés b Press Day
  • STITCH Menswear - the UK's only dedicated menswear brands and accessories tradeshow
  • ROXY HEART by Henry Holland opening party
  • Origins skincare launch
Click here to see DIARYdates.

New fashion editor appointed on consumer title

Sarah Cook has been appointed fashion editor at Nuts magazine. Contact.

London based womenswear designer appoints PR

Goodley PR has been appointed to represent womenswear designer Delia Covezzi. The London-based designer's Spring/Summer 2011 collection will be showcased at the agency's press day on 2/3 November. Contact.

New address for PR agency

Samia Khan London has new contact details.Contact.

Managing editor appointed on consumer title

Debbie Taylor has joined Food and Travel magazine as managing editor. Contact.

07 October 2010

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Accessorize Fragrance Launch
  • Hair Trends Event
  • Coast Spring/Summer 2011 Launch
  • Observer Food Monthly Awards
  • Caudalie Event
  • Vogue.com Fashion’s Night In
  • Tatler private view and auction for The Bhopal Medical Appeal
  • Tatler Little Black Book Party
  • Bestseller Press Day - showcasing the following brands: brands Vero Moda, Vero Moda Very, ONLY, Vila, Luxe by Vila, Selected Femme, Selected Homme, Jack & Jones Intelligence, Jack & Jones Vintage, Mama.Licious, Name It and Pieces
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Change of name

Tracey Hollom of Vert PR has recently married and changed her name to Tracey Robinson. Tracey's e-mail address remains the same. Contact.

Nail technician appoints agency

Nail technician Andrea Fulerton is now represented by managing agent Emma Davies for editorial and advertising bookings. Monty PR continues to act as the PR for Andrea Fulerton and the Andrea Fulerton Nail Boutique range. Contact.

Head of Press returns from maternity leave

Vicki Beswick (née Evans), Head of Press at Kenneth Green Associates, has recently returned from her maternity leave. Contact.

New fashion trade magazine set to launch

Kat Slowe, previously acting editor of Professional Jeweller, has been appointed editor of a new ITP title called Lingerie Insight, a trade magazine for the lingerie industry. The magazine is due to launch in November with the website launching in mid October. The team are currently working on the November issue, covering fuller figure lingerie, ethical lingerie and a preview of Valentine’s collections for next year. Contact.

Fashion assistant appointed on weekend supplement

Sophie Van Der Welle has been appointed fashion assistant on the Sunday Telegraph|Stella Magazine. Contact.

E-zine has redesign

The Lady's website (www.lady.co.uk) has been redesigned. Press releases, invites and information covering travel, food, events, products and celebrity features can be sent to The Lady's web editor Victoria Murden. Contact.

06 October 2010

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • MiH Jeans Spring/Summer 2011 Press Day
  • Bench Spring/Summer 2011 Preview
  • Yellowdoor Spring/Summer 2011 Press Day
  • Betty Barclay & Vera Mont Spring/Summer 2011 Press Day
  • Amway/Cosmopolitan exclusive shopping event - Apprentice TV star Claire Young will be there to inspire and advise you on how to run your own successful beauty enterprise. The Cosmo beauty team will also be there to answer your burning beauty questions! For your exclusive invite to the event with Amway, email amwayevent@cosmopolitan.co.uk
  • Perceptions exhibition at Zest Gallery
  • REPUBLIC Spring/Summer 2011 Press Preview (early evening event) - menswear and womenswear
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Beauty director appointed on consumer title

Eminé Ali Rushton will be joining Psychologies as beauty director on November 3, her contact details will be confirmed in due course. Current beauty director Hannah Adams will be leaving the magazine on November 9 to go freelance. Contact.

Regional publication moves offices

Gloucestershire Media have moved office. Contact.

Fashion & beauty editor returns from maternity leave

Eva Sonaike, UK fashion & beauty editor at Burda Media, has returned from maternity leave. Contact.

Freelance beauty editor appointed on consumer title

Leanne Warrick has been appointed freelance beauty editor at Bliss magazine. Leanne will be working at Bliss between October 2010 and April 2011. Contact.

Press office and showroom moves

The Betty Barclay and Vera Mont press office and showroom has moved. Contact.

Men`s underwear brand appoints PR

CiCi PR & Events has been appointed to handle men’s underwear brand Quadrigae Zeus (QZ). Contact.

National Newspaper Moves Offices

The Sun newspaper have moved offices. Contact.

Managing editor goes freelance

Charlotte Duckworth, previously managing editor at housetohome.co.uk, is now freelance. Contact.

05 October 2010

Consumer Magazines Relocate

ShortList & Stylist magazine will be relocating on October 8; the offices will be closed for the duration of Friday. Phone numbers will remain the same, but from 11 October the new postal address will be as follows:
ShortList Media,
26-34 Emerald Street,
London, WC1N 3QA.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Bright Light PR Spring/Summer 2011 Press Open Day
  • Isabel Barreto Jewellery Sale
  • Green & Spring Press Trip
  • Lazy Oaf New Collection Press Preview
  • Nigel Barker launches his new book - 'Beauty Equation'
  • Vanitas - The Transience of Earthly Pleasures exhibition
  • The Coterie - A networking club where hair and fashion professionals can come together to share ideas, insight and inspiration. Guest speaker Sacha Mascolo-Tarbuck, global creative director, Toni&Guy
  • Diptyque press event
  • French fashion label Eden Park unveil new sponsorship deal
  • SCPR Spring Summer 2011 Press Day - 360 Sweater, Bon Marché, Graham & Spencer, Jacamo, Lyle and Scott Archive, Lyle and Scott Heritage, Lyle and Scott Ladies Vintage, Lyle and Scott Vintage, Marisota, Velvet by Graham and Spencer
  • Coty Grooming Launch
  • Skincare Press Launch
Click here to see DIARYdates

Acting homes network editor appointed on e-zine

Jessamy Smit, homes network editor at housetohome.co.uk is currently on maternity leave. In her absence Stephanie Hendries has been appointed acting homes network editor. Contact.

Brazilian hair treatment brand appoints PR

Sweet PR has been appointed to handle press enquiries for Brazilian Blowout, the formaldehyde free hair straightening treatment range. Contact.

Freelance details for entertainment writer

Andrew Lowry, previously senior writer at ShortList, has left to go freelance. Contact.

Hair stylist, care and salon brand appoints PR

Gloss Communications has been appointed to handle trade PR for the Trevor Sorbie brand. Gloss will be handling enquiries about Trevor Sorbie, the team and salons. Contact.

PR changes amongst beauty brands

Jay Squier will start as Communications Manger at Bobbi Brown on 12 October. Jay will return to the brand following stints firstly as UK PR Manager and then Executive Director of International PR in New York. Currently Jay is Communications Manager at Aveda and Darphin. Contact.

PR appointed to launch skincare brand

Elle Swingler has started as Senior Press Officer to launch The Doctor Brand. The new scientifically formulated blemish treatment skincare brand is a UK exclusive. Contact.

Christmas shopping event appoints PR

Woodthorpe Communications is now representing Homeworks - a Christmas shopping event taking place 25 and 26 November at 20th Century Theatre, London. Contact.

Hair and skincare brand appoints PR agency

Brandnation has been appointed to handle the UK PR for John Masters Organics. The London based lifestyle PR agency will be working to an extensive PR brief covering both consumer and trade media and across the complete John Masters Organics product and treatment range. Contact.

04 October 2010

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • MyFlashTrash open the Flash Trash! pop-up shop with music from Bip Ling and Matthew Laskey
  • OPI Spring/Summer Collection 2011 launch
  • Beauty Press Trip
  • Grey Goose Character & Cocktails 2010 - The ultimate Grey Goose Cocktail Party celebrating creativity, character and style hosted by Elton John, David Furnish and Grey Goose
  • Diptyque press event x 2
  • Beauty Event
  • Westfield London on Ice this Christmas
Click here to see DIARYdates

Agency represents fashion stylist & set designer

Mandy Coakley Represents is now representing fashion stylist and set designer Mike Adler. Contact

Entertainment editor starts today on weekend supplement

Kate Wills has started today as entertainment editor on News of the World|Fabulous magazine. Contact.

Interiors and food photographers sign to agency

Oak Management has added interiors and food photographers Simon Scarboro and Joanna Henderson. Contact.

Beauty assistant appointed on consumer magazine

Jessica Hough, currently freelance beauty assistant at Look magazine, will be joining Marie Claire as beauty assistant on October 25. Jessica’s last day at Look magazine will be on Friday (October 8). Contact.

Editorial assistant appointed on e-zine

Following the departure of Florence Hillier at Glamour.com, Johanna Kamradt has been appointed editorial assistant. Contact.

PR wins cake company account

Woodthorpe Communications has been appointed to represent Sprinkalicious Bakery, a new cake company from sisters Maria Yolanda Sanchez & Rocio Sanchez. Contact.

New organic beauty range launches

AKH Communications will be heading up the PR campaign for new luxury, organic beauty range, Davina Peace. Three body products and three candles are available to buy online now, and will be available at Harrods from 1 November. The Davina Peace Skin Care collection is set to follow in 2011. AKH Communications will handle the print media and their online counterparts, broadcast media, and will act as Davina Peace’s publicist, whilst Nadine Attar of Scoop Publicity will support the PR activity, looking after bloggers and key e-zines. Contact.

Danish fashion brand appoints PR agency

Saymore PR is now representing Danish fashion label nümph. Contact.

Jewellery label and designer appoints representation

UK jewellery designer Daisy Knights has appointed Liz Matthews PR to manage the publicity of both her jewellery range and to raise the profile of 23 year old Daisy, a Central St Martin's graduate. The label is currently stocked by Net-a-Porter. Contact

Online jewellery shop appoints PR

Boudoir PR has been appointed to represent online jewellery shop, MyFlashTrash.com, founded by model, socialite and teen entrepreneur Amber Atherton. Contact.

01 October 2010

PR Coordinator joins french beauty brand

Rachael Houghton has joined Bourjois us as PR Coordinator. Rachel was previously a PR intern at Clinique. Contact.

Facialist, beauty expert and skincare clinic appoints PR

Monty PR are now representing London facialist Sarah Chapman along with her Skinesis skincare line and the Sarah Chapman clinic on Draycott Avenue. Contact.

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

  • Purple - Account Directors & Account Managers
View DIARY Job Lots here.

Tokyo based watch brand appoints PR

Rich London PR have been appointed to handle all media relations for Tokyoflash watches. Based in Tokyo, the limited edition designs use unique or alternative methods of telling the time. Contact.