02 August 2010

Account Director at Large appointed

Monty PR has appointed freelance beauty PR, Jennie Patterson as Account Director At Large. Jennie will be working alongside founder Krishna Montgomery and Account Directors, Anna Lewin and Priya Kapoor on specific projects across all brands including Andrea Fulerton, Victoria Health, Heartcore, FitFlop and Bliss. This is in addition to Jennie's role as Artist Liaison at Parfums Christian Dior. Contact

Client win for IPR

Timberland UK has appointed IPR to oversee its European PR and UK press across the Timberland Mainline, The Timberland Boot Co and Abington collections. This will take effect as of 26 August 2010, for all Autumn/Winter 2010 and Spring/Summer 2011 UK press enquiries. Contact.

Cube PR has been retained to work on two creative projects until 30 September: Timberland, Martine Rose and Wallpaper Collaboration and the Timberland funded, Project Dirt and Earthkeepers CSR initiative. Contact.

Organic beauty brand appoints external PR agency

Minky Publicity has been appointed to represent 100% Organics, recent winners of the Best New Luxury Bodycare Product at the UK Beauty Awards 2010 for their Organic Body Butter. Contact.

DIARYdispatch

Fashion Mavericks is on the look out for a well established hair salon interested in building its profile by sponsoring the two day event during Septembers edition of London Fashion Week. Fashion Mavericks is a seasonal two day event over 17 & 18 September, which occurs during London Fashion Week. The event provides designers with a platform to showcase latest collections in a static exhibition and/or solo catwalk show during one of the most busiest times in the fashion calender. Fashion Mavericks requires a hair salon accompanied with hair stylists and products to sponsor the event by doing the hair looks for each designer. Contact.

Assistant appointed on consumer title

Lilli Maunula, has been appointed as assistant to Vanessa Coyle at Harper’s Bazaar. Contact.

Consumer title appoints editor

Ben Reardon, previously editor of i-D magazine, has been appointed editor of GQ Style. Contact.

Jewellery brand appoints PR

Becky White PR has been appointed to handle the press and PR for Kool Jewels offering a diverse range of quirky jewellery. Contact.

Beauty writer starts today on consumer title

Suzanne Scott starts today as acting beauty writer at ELLE. Contact.

Maternity cover announced on womenswear and lingerie

Marks & Spencer has announced that Nicola Griffin will be covering Jessica Harris's maternity leave. Jessica, who is PR Manager, Womenswear & Lingerie, leaves Marks & Spencer on 6 August and will return in May 2011. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Dominic Jones for Machine-A
  • Christmas and Winter Press Preview Day - children's clothing and Christmas gifts
  • The WPR Media Dinner
  • Me&Em sample sale
  • SPOT Pop-Up Showroom - SPOT are exhibiting their clients work in this showroom throughout August. If you would like to pop down on Thursday evenings for drinks and dancing, please RSVP to Michael
  • Topshop make-up Autumn/Winter trend collection
  • Haircare launch
See DIARYdates

New PR Assistant appointed at beauty PR

Parfums Christian Dior has appointed Charlotte Ekholt as PR Assistant. Contact.

In-house press office appointment at pet accessories brand

Janthima Thepprasits has been appointed to the in-house press office at Mungo & Maud, an accessories brand for cats and dogs. Janthima will be responsible for all online PR and marketing. Contact. (Flax PR continues to be responsible for offline marketing for Mungo & Maud.)

Editorial assistant starts today on consumer title

Jo Oliver has started today as editorial assistant at Grazia. Contact.

Fashion, lifestyle and events agency adds to team

Katie Wilde has joined IPR as PR Executive. Prevousily at Jasmine Di Milo, Katie will support Account Managers Helen Sharpe & Blanaid Kenny across the companies roster. IPR have recently launched their website www.iprlondon.com and previously announced a new format to their email endings. Contact.