26 October 2010

Health expert appoints PR

Smith & Monger has been appointed to handle the PR for health expert and qualified yoga teacher Chris James (Chris James Yoga) and his new Chris James 12 Day Mind & Body Cleanse. Contact.

Lifestyle PR goes freelance

After five years at Yellowdoor, brand and retail consultancy, Naomi Dodson has left to pursue a freelance career. Naomi is available for short or long term projects in areas such as campaign planning and execution, event production and management, media relations, third party partnerships, celebrity endorsement and business development. Contact. naomidodson@hotmail.com

Weekly consumer title appoints news editor

Dominique Hines, previously acting news editor at Now has been appointed news editor at heat magazine. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Mudpie Trend Seminar
  • Jamie Oliver and Topshop debut in the City as One New Change launches - The City of London’s newest shopping destination opens with an exclusive free performance from The Hoosiers
  • The Ultimate Designer Wedding Dress Sale
  • Aramis & Designer Fragrances Event
  • Mr Jones Watches New Collection Launch
  • Moda in Pelle SS11 Press Day
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Fashion brand appoints UK PR agency

Canoe has announced it will now be working with lifestyle and fashion brand Volcom to launch its SS 2011 collection in the UK. Contact.

Lifestyle PR agency appoints Account Director

Jennifer McEachern, previously at Fuel PR, has been appointed Account Director at Publicasity working on beauty and lifestyle brands. Contact.

Bauer Media today named its new men's news and style magazine

Bauer Media's brand new men's news and style magazine called GAZ7ETTA is available from today. More than 500,000 copies of the 60-page sampler - previously known as Project REX - have been produced. This one-off issue of GAZ7ETTA provides successful men with a unique combination of the key news stories of the week and all the latest lifestyle trends and products. GAZ7ETTA's mission is to identify, decode and contextualise the key stories that are driving the world they live and work in. Contact.

Who's Whose

Red Hot PR has announced it has agreed to collaborate with a new blog www.thefashionbloggers.blogspot.com, to help raise its ranking and create a wider audience. The Fashion Bloggers is targeted at fashion and media related followers. Anonymous contributors working in fashion, advertising, films and the media have been recruited to contribute posts on a 'no fee' basis. The blog has been conceived to create a longterm credible platform as a research tool, in keeping with today's social networking, to monitor what motivates 'cool culture followers'. To celebrate the launch, the blog is offering a piece of swimwear worth £75+ to the first 50 bloggers (with a Google ranking higher than 4) to visit the site and post a comment. Anyone interested in contributing should e-mail editor@thefashionbloggers.com or post a comment on the site. Any PRs interested in providing prizes or running competitions should contact Red Hot PR. Contact.

Who's Whose

Fashion label Hilda Maha has appointed Goodley PR to handle its UK press and PR. Contact.

New York fashion brand appoints new PR consultancy

The Communications Store has been appointed to handle all UK public relations for New York based fashion brand, Elie Tahari with immediate effect. There are currently 90 Elie Tahari shop-in-shops worldwide, with global expansion plans to grow this to 400 shop-in-shops and to open 20 flagship stores in the next five years. E-commerce is planned to launch for AW11. Pre-Spring samples are now available from The Communications Store. Contact.