11 August 2010

New fashion assistant on consumer magazine

Izzy Sayer is now fashion assistant to fashion editor, Chloe Berman at Tank magazine. Izzy takes over from Niamh Brennan. Contact.

Leading beauty brand appoints Consumer PR Manager

Cathy McKenzie, previously at Azaria and Space.NK, has joined Avon Cosmetics as Consumer PR Manager, covering Lydia Durkan's maternity leave. Contact.

Beauty contributors announced on new weekly magazine

Ruby & Millie will be contributing beauty items to The Sun’s recently announced new TV supplement launching this Autumn. Contact.

Joint Managing Director appointed at beauty PR

Michelle Boon, currently European PR Director for Revlon will be joining Jo Tutchener at Beauty Seen PR as Joint Managing Director from 1 November. Michelle has experience in media and beauty PR spanning over 14 years over both niche, prestige and mass brands working for Estée Lauder, Clarins and Revlon. Contact.

Associate Editor at consumer magazine goes freelance

Angelina Villa-Clarke will be leaving her role as associate editor at High Life on 18 August to launch a career as a freelancer. Angelina has been at High Life for 12 years and will continue to write for the publication in a freelance capacity. As well as writing for High Life Angelina will be freelancing for other publications and will be concentrating on travel, beauty and lifestyle. Contact.

Dorset-based handmade beauty band appoints PR

Jane Burton PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Enchanted Plants. Enchanted Plants produces Dorset-based handmade organic soaps and skincare products which are made with high quality organic ingredients from responsible sources. Contact.

Cult USA based haircare brand appoints PR

Cult USA based haircare brand Privè has appointed Flint to manage all press and PR enquiries for the UK launch of its herbal product range as of immediate effect. The professional products are herbal, eco-friendly and will be available in selected UK Salons and on-line from September 2010. Details regarding the UK product and website launch to be advised. Contact.

New York based fashion accessories label appoints PR

Jenny Hall Communications has been appointed to represent fashion accessories label Ascher Studio, based in New York. Historically Ascher was a textile company founded in London in 1942 working closely with Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Nina Ricci, Pierre Cardin, Mary Quant, and many other designers. Now relaunching with the first new scarf collection in 30 years, the founder's grandson, 25 year old Sam Ascher is bringing his collection to London. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Victoria Beckham Spring/Summer 2011 presentation
  • MOJO - Cocktails for all the people
  • Wrangler hijacks Mahiki - Denim brand Wrangler hosts Mahiki’s Tuesday club night, where they will be giving away product in their own ‘Wrangler gifting suite’ for invited guests and VIP’s.
  • Anthony's Restaurant Leeds launches 1st Annual Wedding Fayre
  • Felder Felder party & sneak view of Spring/Summer 2011 pre-collection
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