12 October 2010

Celebrity fragrance launch

Spire PR has announced that it will be handling all PR and media enquiries for the UK launch of the Katy Perry Perfume - Katy's first fragrance. The brand is being distributed in the UK by Jigsaw ESL, who also distribute Paris Hilton, Westlife, Storm and Katie Price fragrances. The invitation only launch event will be on 12 November, 2010 (see DIARYdates for details). Contact.

Quarterly lifestyle magazine appoints fashion editor-at-large

Nicole Smallwood, formerly fashion market editor at Marie Claire, has been appointed as fashion editor-at-large of The Hub Magazine. Nicole will be working with the magazine on a freelance basis while continuing to work on various existing and new projects as a freelance stylist/brand consultant. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Myla and Next Models competition - The prize: The chance to sign a one year modelling contract with Next Model Management Worldwide. To feature in a Myla photoshoot. An invitation to attend Myla’s 10 Year Anniversary and celebrate with the brands’ many celebrity fans at an exclusive London venue in November
  • Oasis Spring/Summer 2011 press day
  • Windle & Moodie salon launch
  • STEAMCREAM demonstration and S/S 11 preview
  • The Cowshed Living launch
  • Selfridges has been hit by the knitting craze to celebrate Wool Week, a brand new initiative backed by the Prince of Wales to promote the British wool industry - The week will see Selfridges' first ever yarn bombing event with various locations around the store being covered in knitted wool
  • VERTU, the market leader in luxury mobile phones, unveils its first smartphone, Constellation Quest
  • Bryan Morel PR S/S 11 press day
  • Wine and Dine with Dartington
  • Aamaya by Priyanka Trunkshow, A/W 10 Collections & S/S 11 Collections
  • Fine Cell Work - Christmas Emporium
  • H PR S/S 11 Press Day
  • The Hub Magazine launch party
  • Firetrap and Kate Moross launch party - Kate has designed a capsule collection of watches with her signature graphics across the faces of each watch
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Showbiz editor appointed on consumer title

Rosalind Sack, previously deputy showbiz editor at Reveal, has been promoted to showbiz editor. In addition Nikhita Mahajan, previously senior writer at New!, has been appointed deputy showbiz editor. Contact

New Account executive appointed

Lizzie Luscombe has joined Pure Public Relations as Account Executive. Lizzie is working in the lifestyle and interiors division with clients Prêt à Vivre, Nina Campbell, Luke Irwin and new glassware client Svaja. Contact

London agency wins several fashion clients

Red Hot PR has announced the win of several new fashion clients:

Voy Clothing, tailored dresses and jackets inspired by the haute couture of the late 1940's & 50's. Designer Vesta Okyere-Yeboah has previously worked in the fashion industry for Anonymous, French Connection/Nicole Farhi, Bruce Oldfield and DAKS.

Wholly Goat, 100% cashmere scarves and wraps from Nepal.

Hat Gallery M/V, Conduit Street boutique specialising in designer hats for men and women and showcasing contemporary furniture and lighting from Dutch designers.

ID Hats, millinery wholesalers representing the affordable Bronte collection as well as a selection of designer label special occasion hats.


Fashion wins for lifestyle agency

cocktail pr has won two new fashion accounts: Miss Rebel and Go Jewellery. www.missrebel.co.uk is an online womenswear retailer. www.go-jewellery.com will be launching in the UK this week with its debut collection. Contact.

British handbag brand appoints PR

British handbag brand, Milo & Saint has appointed Felicities to handle all press enquiries. The new Milo & Saint collection is now available to view in the Felicities Designer Showroom. Contact.

New agency for footwear brand

Sanecommunications has been appointed as the new UK PR and marketing agency for Pointer Footwear. Contact.

PR appointment at cosmetics brand

Jay Squier has started at Bobbi Brown as Communications Manager. Contact.