25 March 2010

Former fashion editor of Harpers & Queen goes freelance

Lisa Duncan former fashion editor of Harpers & Queen has moved back to England after seven years in New York. She has styled shoots for magazine and newspapers including Interview, The Independant Magazine, InStyle, Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire and Tatler. Lisa is interested in freelance commissions. Contact.

Arcadia announces new PR appointments

Arcadia announces new PR appointments: Karin Donnelly is the new senior PR manager for Bhs, overseeing all departments; Anthony McGrath joins as PR manager on Burton, Bhs Menswear, Outfit & Regional Press; Zoe Nicholls takes the role of senior press officer for Bhs (Fashion); Yvadney Davis is the new senior press officer for Bhs (Home, Wedding & Seasonal Events). All PR activity on Bhs will be handled in-house from April, including the remit previously handled by Impulse PR (ie: teen, childrenswear, wedding & back to school). Impulse PR will continue to handle the PR on all jewellery brands at Arcadia. Contact.

People Tree launches online magazine

People Tree is launching a new online magazine in an effort to build customer interaction, loyalty and education on what sets the brand apart from its competitors. The People Tree Magazine is undergoing a soft launch with an exclusive interview with actress Emma Watson as well as contributions from Whistles CEO Jane Shepherdson and Vogue blogger and owner of ecoAge Livia Firth. Features in the magazine will take readers behind the scenes of the company with rich media elements like videos and photos. There will be interviews with the designers People Tree collaborate with, exclusive behind the scenes footage of photoshoots, fashion advice from leading industry experts and in-depth features. Readers will be actively encouraged to interact with the brand leaving feedback, suggestions and participating in polls. Contact.

Philippa Bradley Agencies appoints in house PR

Wholesale lingerie, home-wear and swimwear agency, Philippa Bradley Agencies has appointed Emma Hart as in-house PR across its brands: Princesse Tam Tam, Eberjey, Laurence Tavernier, Vivis and Magic Body Fashion. Contact.

Avon today announced its acquisition of Liz Earle Beauty

Avon Products today announced its acquisition of Liz Earle Beauty Co. Limited, a fast-growing, privately-held brand of naturally active skincare products sold primarily through direct-to-consumer channels. The UK brand will become part of Avon’s global skincare portfolio, broadening Avon’s leadership position in anti-aging skincare with Liz Earle’s expertise in botanical ingredients and natural positioning. Contact.

Mademoiselle Robot prepping Summer beauty piece

Laetitia Wajnapel, fashion & lifestyle journalist, stylist and renowned blogger is preparing a feature about Summer beauty and would like to review skincare and make-up products to include. Contact.

Newly promoted deputy shopping editor at Ideal Home magazine

Ellie Tennant, previously features writer at Ideal Home magazine, has now been promoted to deputy shopping editor. Ellie continues to write the Ideal Home blog, http://homeshoppingspy.wordpress.com. Contact.

Berlin-based underwear label WUNDERVOLL appoints PR

Berlin-based underwear label WUNDERVOLL has appointed H PR London to handle its PR. Contact.

Ideal Home reveals new look

Ideal Home is unveiling a fresh new look in its May issue, including a complete redesign and new features. Changes include new typography and layouts and a new cover look, which features a redesigned logo and design that highlights the inspiring and practical content within the magazine. The new-look Ideal Home will hit the shelves on 30 March. Contact.