09 August 2010

PR appointed by new British designer brand

New British designer brand, Black Nouveau has appointed Tamara Kretzer PR to handle its UK press and publicity. Black Nouveau is the creation of Alexander van Baalen, former head of womenswear at Polo Ralph Lauren; all the garments in the collection will only be available in black. Contact.

Two new client wins for PR company

405 communications has been appointed to handle the press and PR for the ‘New Pub’ chain, The Meredith Group, owners of The House in Islington and The Only Running Footman in Mayfair; and also Koochu, a new brand of designer changing bags for the fashion concious parent. Contact.

New menswear label appoints PR

New fashion label, Trikki has appointed Radiator PR to handle its product, brand and store PR with immediate effect. Trikki is a menswear label created by London College of Fashion graduate, Rikki Shah. Contact.

New senior director appointment

Jenny Pitt, previously Head of Brand Communications at King of Shaves, joins Kilpatrick PR as Senior Account Director. She will be looking after Lierac, Institut Esthederm, Yes To Carrots, Headmasters and Parissa brands. Contact.

Editor appointed on food title

Lisa Harris has been appointed as editor of Blue Tomato magazine. Blue Tomato is a London-centred, freely distributed magazine aimed at professionals, tourists and local people looking to taste the city's range of food and drink. Editorials and features include Celebrity Chef Specials, Food for Love, Globetrotter’s Travel Section, Recipes, The Red, White & Blue Wine Page, High Spirits Cocktail Page, Celebrity Interviews, Competitions and a voucher-led, geographically split Restaurant Directory and Bar, Pub & Club Listing. Contact.

New fashion assistant appointed on e-zine

Alice Watt has been appointed fashion assistant at elleuk.com.Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • CEW (UK) Breakfast Event - 'Techno Beauty'
  • Smashbox Collection Launch
  • Sample Sale
  • Ultimate Women of the Year Awards
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Deputy editor appointed on lifestyle e-zine

Malaika Byng has joined Wallpaper.com as deputy editor.
Contact.

New PR representation for eyewear label

Charmant UK has appointed fashion and lifestyle agency Tea & Cake PR to handle the PR for Trussardi Eyewear. Tea & Cake PR will be managing the collection launch for both trade and consumer media. Contact.

Contact details for for new online editor

Carla Bevan has left marieclaire.co.uk and will commence her new role as editor-in-chief at AOL.com on 23 August. In the interim Carla can be contacted on carlabevan@hotmail.com Contact.

New PR promotions on fashion website

my-wardrobe.com has announced the promotion of Womenswear Press Assistant Harriet Clothier to Junior Womenswear Press Officer, replacing Emily Giffard-Taylor. Emma Lavery has also been appointed as Womenswear Press Assistant, working alongside Lauren Stevenson as PR Director. Contact.