13 September 2010

Plus size clothing brand appoints PR

Wingfield PR has been appointed to manage all press and PR enquiries for plus size brand Yours Clothing, available in sizes 14-32. Contact.

London based eveningwear label rebrands

London-based eveningwear label Bellville Sassoon has announced that the brand will be formally known as Lorcan Mullany for Bellville Sassoon. The re-brand celebrates the vision and creativity of Lorcan Mullany and the signals a new strategic direction as the company re-positions itself as the 'in-the-know' label for glamorous evening and cocktail wear for a younger, but still sophisticated clientele. Contact.

Agency wins three new accounts

Rumour PR has been appointed to handle the PR for The London Transport Museum Shop, lighting designers Mathmos, and heritage bakeware brand Tala. Contact.

New address for PR company

Mandi's Basement has moved. Contact.

Fashion writer seeks Ski gloves, Goggles and Helmets for fitness magazine

Freelance fashion writer, Clare Taylor is compiling Zest magazine's December issue 'Fit Kit' feature and is looking for Ski gloves, Goggles and Helmets that come in at the following price points: Under £30.00, Under £50.00, Under £100.00, Payday Splurge (£100+). Hi-res images and info (pricing and very importantly, some technical info and detail on the product) will be needed by the end of today. (Monday 13 September). Contact.

New assistant on monthly consumer title

Following the departure of Karen Musgrave, Tessa Matthews has been appointed as assistant to Bonnie Rakhit at ELLE magazine. Contact.

Senior Account Director joins PR agency working on beauty accounts

Primal PR has appointed Ailsa Herd as Senior Account Director. Ailsa has been in PR for over 12 years and has worked across a diverse range of consumer brands including BT, Rowse Honey and Roberts Radio. She will be based in the London office working alongside MD Natalie McLean-Reid. She will be looking after the PR for all brands including Realm, Michael Van Clarke and The Perfume Shop with Senior Account Executive, Lucy Burke and Account Executive, Rebecca Hall. Contact.

Shopping, entertainment and business complex appoints PR

Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG) has appointed The Communication Group plc as its first retained consumer public relations consultancy. The Communication Group will help to promote the thriving retail and entertainment offering across this iconic London destination. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Beyond The Valley VIP Launch Party
  • Iona Crawford Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 collection trunk show & exclusive
  • Preview of Iona's Spring/Summer 2011 Crear collection
  • Ascher Scarf collection launch
  • JVB Furniture collection launch
  • Dr. Brandt [roduct launch
  • WOMEN . PLAY . HARD launch party
  • Antipodes skincare launch
  • Launch of Association of Stylists and Image Professionals - The new UK body promoting and supporting the personal styling industry
  • UpStyler.co.uk press launch
  • Lily Allen and Sarah Owen launch new flagship vintage store Lucy In Disguise
  • Britt Lintner Spring/Summer 2011 "Ile d'Elle" press preview
  • Yoga expert Lynne Oliver one day workshop
  • Savile Row Field Day, with SRB, Fox Brothers & Dormeuil
  • LancĂ´me press day
  • Dialogues in Gold - An exhibition of jewellery by award-winning British contemporary jeweller Jacqueline Mina
  • Goldsmith's Fair 2010 press day
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Promotions at beauty and homes brand

Jo Malone has announced that Jessica Carder has promoted to Global Assistant Communications Manager and Claire Goodwin has been promoted to Global Communications Director.

Lizzie Brady is set to joing the Jo Malone press office on 11 October as UK Communications Manager - filling the role created by Claire Goodwin's promotion. Contact.