14 June 2010

Specialist vintage fashion and haute couture retailer takes PR in-house

Luxury 20th century fashion and haute couture website and retailer Vintage Academe is now handling media enquiries in-house. Contact.

Leading beauty brand appoints senior press officer

Becky Knowles has been appointed Senior Press Officer at L'Oréal Paris replacing Juliet Cornwell. Becky joins L'Oréal from Estée Lauder Companies where she was Assistant Communications Manager for Origins. Contact.

Designer footwear and handbag label add to press office

Jimmy Choo has appointed Laura Moore as PR Administrator. The team have also had slight changes in their titles. Contact.

EDITORIAL REQUEST: freelance journalist seeks child-friendly activities, events and locations

Dimi Gaidatzi is working on a piece for a child and parent blog and is looking for child-friendly restaurants and hotels to children's activities and events all around the world. Contact.

Fragrance house appoints PR Manager

Pippa Bickford (née Lutterloch) today starts as PR Manager for Parfums Givenchy replacing Ines Socarras. Pippa was formerly PR Manager at Elizabeth Arden. Contact.

Acting web editor starts today at online consumer mag

Pat McNulty begins her new role as acting web editor today at cosmopolitan.co.uk, Pat will be covering Kate Creasey while she is on maternity leave. Contact.

New accessories shopping site launches

Push PR is representing Avaa.co.uk, a new online shopping destination for 'eastern wardrobe' accessories, including bangles, bindis, jewellery, handbags and shawls. Contact.

Scarlet Publishing goes into liquidation

Due to the administration of its distributors, Scarlet Publishing has been forced in to liquidation. As a result Scarlet magazine will no longer be published. Any queries regarding outstanding payment should be directed to:
Cooper Young, Hunter House, 109 Snakes Lane West, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 0DY.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • RANDOM magazine 3.1 issue party
  • ahilya private summer sale
  • Paperblanks Christmas gifts preview
  • Lacoste Legends launch
  • Prism sunglasses launch breakfast
  • Fuel PR Christmas in July - hosting two open house events to showcase and launch products from Salter Housewares, HoMedics, Champneys and VO5 Advanced Styling Tools.
  • Beauty Seen Christmas in July
  • Headmasters 'Twisted Sister'
See DIARYdates.

New Communications Manager at luxury watch brand

Viviane Borges has today started as in-house Communications Manager at Patek Philippe. Contact.