04 August 2010

Boutique label, launching in the UK soon, appoints new PR

Stephanie Churchill PR has been appointed to handle the press and publicity for the LA based knitwear brand, 360 Sweater. This new boutique label is set to launch in the UK for Autumn 2010. The collection will be available to buy in the UK from early August and key stockists include boutiques nationwide such as Mimi, Donna Ida, Anna and Questionair. The Holiday collection will be available from early January. Contact.

New PR Manager appointed at childrenswear label - Maternity label closes

Fiona McGregor has started as PR Manager with Marie-Chantal. Fiona was previously at maternity brand Blooming Marvellous, which has recently been acquired by Mothercare. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • WGSN Global Fashion Awards launch party
  • Launch of House of Fraser Apothecary
  • All Present & Correct - Spring into Summer 2011
  • CEW(UK) Mentoring Programme - Jackie Newcombe, Managing Director, IPC Southbank (date change)
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Acting beauty director appointed on consumer title

Tomorrow is Emma Smith’s last day as beauty director at Stylist. Emma will join Elle on 9 August as beauty director. Until a permanent replacement for Emma has been found, Annabel Meggeson will join Stylist as acting beauty director. Annabel will commence her new role on the 18 August. For any queries, beauty assistant Samantha Freedman can be contacted. Contact.

Model and designer announced as new contributing editor of ELLE

ELLE magazine has announced model and designer Ben Grimes as contributing editor, reporting from events and new launches across the globe across areas: Fashion, Music and Culture. Contact.

Consumer parenting magazine looking for competition prizes

You Me Baby Magazine is looking for competition prizes for the next issue. Prize Value from £500.00 to £3000.00. This can range from gifts for babies, to a family getaway. Please get in contact with Sean Kane. Contact.

EDITORIAL REQUEST: luxury shopping/ style pages and women`s fragrances

Lynnette Peck Bateman is currently researching for a shopping & style section in the October issue of a banking magazine. She is asking for information and visuals on very high end, luxury items in the areas of beauty, fashion, homes and technology. Contact.

Lynnette is also looking for classic and new women's fragrances for the Winter issue of SAGA magazine. Contact.

Fashion awards appoint PR

Forward PR has been appointed to handle the press and PR for the WGSN Global Fashion Awards. The Global Fashion Awards were created by WGSN’s director of digital content, Lauretta Roberts, to honour fashion’s most inspirational, innovative individuals and businesses from around the globe. The categories cover all the major business and creative disciplines in fashion, including design, retail (on and off-line), buying, visual merchandising, store design, marketing and ethical practice will be given. No other awards recognise these achievements on a global scale. An official awards launch party will take place on the 9 September in London. See DIARYdates. Contact.