06 September 2010

Change in freelance details for fashion director

After many happy years of representation by A and R Associates, Liz Thody, fashion director at Easy Living, can now be contacted directly for freelance styling and art direction. Contact.

Hair brand appoints temporary PR Manager

Laura Farrand has joined Charles Worthington temporarily as PR Manager (Profile). Contact.

Freelance fashion PR and illustrator has new contact details

Nadia El Meallem is now contactable through nadia pr. Nadia will continue to work for Save The Children in a freelance capacity, as well as now being available for other fashion PR projects and fashion illustration work. Contact.

Former Stella McCartney PR Director announces freelance details

Karen Maher, previously UK PR Director at Stella McCartney, is now working as a PR and events consultant. Karen's current projects include Lane Crawford's 160th anniversary and the launch of Sean Ellis' new book 'Kubrick the Dog'. Contact.

Floral account win

APR Communications has been appointed to launch Purely Roses as an online consumer purchase brand (previously wholesale). The new website, purelyroses.co.uk, will go live at the start of November. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Pierre Garroudi Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2011 collection preview
  • Trousers London SoirĂ©e - Press and Buyers Evening - Private view of Trousers London's SS11 menswear collection alongside the collection of collaborative brand Social Suicide
  • Westfield London Car Boot Fair - To celebrate LFW and the launch of a new season, Westfield London will transform its Atrium for event. Over 20 Hyundai i20 cars will be hijacked by brands including Topshop, Oasis, Whistles, Ted Baker, Wolford, Swarovski, Firetrap and House of Fraser
  • Black Nouveau private view
  • DESA Spring/Summer 2011 press day
  • Ohema Ohene boutique opening
  • Neville McCarthy Associates Spring/Summer 2011 accessory brands press day
  • RANDOM Live with IRONIK and guests
  • Walpole Luxury eBusiness Forum
  • Swarovski flagship store launch
  • Caudalie Online Event RESCHEDULED - Owing to the London Underground tube strikes which are due to take place this evening and all day tomorrow, the event scheduled for tomorrow (7 September) has been postponed. The event will now be held next Wednesday, 15 September. The location and time slots remain the same: Unit 10, Mandeville Courtyard, 142 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 4NB. 4.30pm - 5.30pm & 6pm - 7pm. Please contact Anna Wells at Kilpatrick PR for further information or if you would like to attend the event. Tel: 020-7381 6226. e-mail: anna@kilpatrickpr.com
  • Lara Bohinc Spring/Summer 2010 Collection Press Presentation RESCHEDULED - Scheduled to take place tomorrow (7 September), the decision to postpone this event was made in light of the impending tube strikes, which will cause grave inconvenience to many. The event will now take place on 14 September with time and venue details remaining the same.
  • Orschel-Read Spring/Summer 2011 catwalk show
  • Bunmi Koko Spring/Summer 2011 salon show
  • The Shoreditch Ball 2010
  • TOMS: Style Your Sole Event - TOMS & OFFICE will be hosting a Style Your Sole art event to celebrate Vogue Fashion’s Night Out.
  • Anya Wilkinson's Spring/Summer 2011 catwalk show
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Fashion client win

Bray Leino is now representing womenswear label, Aminaka Wilmont. Contact.

In-house press office appointment

Hannah Keysell has now joined the Ted Baker press office as Press Officer. Contact.

Celebrity director on consumer title goes on maternity leave

Lizzi Hosking, celebrity director at Cosmopolitan, is now on maternity leave. In her absence Michael Butcher and Debbie McQuoid will be covering her role. Michael will be working on Mondays to Wednesdays and Debbie will be covering Lizzi’s role on Thursdays and Fridays. Contact.

Acting excutive fashion & beauty editor appointed on consumer title

Claudia Mahoney, executive fashion & beauty editor at Glamour, will be going on maternity leave on 9 September. Julia Yule will be covering her position as acting executive fashion & beauty editor. Julia begins her new role today. Jo Holley continues in her position as associate retail editor, assisting with compiling the Glam Happenings pages. Contact.

In-house beauty press office promotion and appointment

Helen Mitchell has recently been promoted to PR Manager for Guerlain. Helen is joined by a new PR Assistant, Farrah Karimian, who will support her within the Guerlain Press Office. Contact.

In addition, Kate Hudson will be returning to work for Guerlain, in a freelance capacity. Until recently Kate has been working on key PR projects for Parfums Christian Dior, but her focus will now be on Guerlain. Kate will also continue to work with Acqua di Parma. Contact.

Acting beauty writer to go freelance

Grace Timothy, previously Acting Beauty Writer at Glamour, is going freelance. She will be staying on at Glamour for the next month on a part time basis, but is also available to cover beauty, fashion, lifestyle, trends, spa reviews and style directories, subjects she has previously covered at Glamour, Vogue and The Times, among others. Having blogged for Glamourmagazine.co.uk, Vogue.com and The-Beauty-Pages, Grace is also starting her own blog at www.the-three-graces.com and is on twitter. Contact.

New Junior Press Officer at leading fashion label

Teresa Koenig has started today as Junior Press Officer for Chanel. Contact.