25 August 2010

Consumer magazine features editor appointed

Afua Adom, previously editor at Blackhair magazine, will be taking up the features editor position at Pride magazine as of Friday. Afua will also be freelancing as fashion & beauty editor for New African Woman magazine. Contact.

New PR for bathe and body products specialist

Meena Khera PR is now working with Bamford Bath & Body. Bamford Body is a modern, aromatherapy-based collection of bath and body products. Contact.

Skincare brand appoints PR agency

Boudoir PR has been appointed to handle PR for Erno Laszlo Skincare and the Erno Laszlo European Skin Institute.
Lilian Gusto will remain the in-house contact for the brand. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Sugababes fragrance launch (rescheduled)
  • Notting Hill press day
  • Learn the power of make-up with Trish McEvoy and her premiere make-up artistry team
  • Robinson Pfeffer Autumn/Winter 2010 BBQ extravaganza
  • Vivienne Westwood Shoes An Exhibition 1973 – 2010 Supported by Melissa
  • Cosmopolitan Blog Awards - Winners event
  • Estethica at London Fashion Week
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Accessories editor appointed at trend information site

Claire Foster, previously covering contents & trends at WGSN, has now been appointed as accessories editor at Stylesight, handling all accessories-related features, news and events internationally for the site. >Contact.

Goodley PR represents On|Off show

Goodley PR has announced it is now handling PR for the Falguni & Shane Peacock event taking place as part of On|Off during London Fashion Week. The agency will handle the publicity, show management, and all ticket requests. Contact.

Website seeks contributors

VisualBites is seeking contributors. Artists are welcome to submit images of their work, writers are welcome to submit exhibition reviews, feature articles or informal columns on fine art, film, music and culture. Interested contributors should contact Stephanie. Contact.

New agency launches

Don-Alvin Adegeest announces the launch of TwentyTen, a new agency fusing fashion sales and public relations services in-house. TwentyTen will operate from London, Milan and Los Angeles - introducing new talent and emerging designers from the USA into European markets, and vice versa.

Don-Alvin has terminated his directorship at Pressroom Communications in order to focus on TwentyTen and its client, U - a new luxury sportswear collection designed by Rafal Antos that recently launched at Matches.

New brands, operational offices and company news will be announced in the coming weeks. Contact.

New PR agency for emerging fashion label

Felicities PR now represents emerging fashion label Bunmi Koko. Contact.

Editorial changes on consumer title

There have been a number of changes to the editorial team at FRONT:
Mike Rampton, previously news editor, is now the associate editor.
Simon Cunningham has been appointed entertainment editor.
Chris Sayer has joined the team as editorial assistant / junior writer.
Lexi Rose has also joined the team as office manager. All general enquiries can be directed to Lexi. Contact.

New lifestyle magazine to launch

Crestview Publishing is launching a new monthly client magazine for 888Poker called The Insider. The magazine will have a circulation of 100,000, targeting the 18-35 age group, both male and female and will cover poker, film, TV and DVD/ blu-ray reviews, music news and reviews, sport, cars, video games, technology, gadgets, fashion, comedy, sport, travel and culture. For all editorial enquiries, contact editor Krystal Sim. Contact.

PR agency appointed on celebrity fragrance

This September sees the launch of Project D by Dannii and Tabitha, the fragrance. The new scent will be available exclusively at Harvey Nichols from 25 September and Halpern has been appointed to launch the fragrance. Contact.

Australian womenswear brand appoints PR

From 1 September Goodley PR will be handling the PR for luxury Australian womenswear brand Camilla. Since launching eight years ago, the label has already gained an elite celebrity following including Kim Catrall, Elle MacPherson, Beyonce and Nicole Kidman. Contact.

Account Manager name change

Sarah Hendrey, Account Manager at Goodley PR has just got married and her new name is Sarah Croll. Contact.