16 November 2010

PR company re-brands and moves

Pure Garms, brand consultancy providing PR and product placement services, has rebranded to Haddon PR. The company also has a new address. Mark Haddon continues his work as a fashion stylist in addition to running Haddon PR. Contact.

Spa brand works with agency to raise awareness

Champneys will be working with The Outside Organisation to promote the Champneys brand and to raise awareness to existing and new consumers through celebrity endorsements. Contact.

PR agency changes location

Hammer & Kendall (PR) has a new postal address. Contact.

Agency represents new clients

LHA Represents has been appointed to represent photographer John Ross, stylist Abi Rogers and make-up artist Victoria Bond. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • The Lingerie Collective - pop-up boutique launch
  • Komodo store re-launch - The Komodo store now stocks some other great ethical and sustainable brands such as Monkee Genes, Stolen Thunder Jewellery, Nancy Dee, People Tree and Made Jewellery as well as their own ranges for men and women
  • Chica to host Art Against Knives Catwalk show - There are 200 seated tickets available with a starting price of £20.00 yet there will be complimentary standing opportunities at the back.
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Consumer title appoints beauty assistant

Samantha Freedman, previously beauty assistant at Stylist, has been appointed beauty assistant at Look magazine. Contact

Beauty agency wins several new clients

Chalk PR has recently won several new beauty accounts:
  • VISOANSKA - a new French, luxury skincare line with a reputation for anti-ageing products.
  • Browhaus - a new brow and lash grooming salon in Covent Garden, London.
  • d'Anu Skincare (Defending Against Nature’s Undoing) - naturally-derived and ethically-sourced skincare including d’Anu Arvore De Vida anti-ageing products; Gareth James by d’Anu haircare; thirteen d’Anu Face and Body products built on the benefits of benefits of sesame seed oil; and d’Anu Blooming Babe for pregnancy skincare.
  • Zelens Skin Science - anti-ageing, cosmeceutical day, night and eye creams.

PR moves to bigger space

H.PR London has moved into a bigger space at Archer Street Studios - please note the new studio number in the address. Contact.

New concept blow dry bar to open

Woodthorpe Communications has been appointed to represent The Blow Bar in Islington, London, offering 30 minute fashion hair styling for women. The salon is set to open at the end of the month, with an event to be held 30 November for VIPs and media. Contact.

National newspaper appoints features writer

Ticky Hedley-Dent, previously features editor at Tatler, has joined the Daily Mail as features writer. Contact

New digital and online editor appointed on e-zine

Marie Claire has announced the appointment of Helen Russell as digital and online editor. Helen is an experienced journalist and editor who has worked on national consumer titles both in print and online. Most recently channel editor at BSkyB, Helen’s previous positions include deputy editor at AllAboutYou, features editor on the launch of Grazia India, editor at Tatler Asia, and associate editor on Top Sante. In her new role Helen will be responsible for the day-to-day running of marieclaire.co.uk as well as overseeing the new Beauty Genius app and other digital developments. She will report to Marie Claire editor-in-chief Trish Halpin. Helen will commence her new role on the 22 November 2010 Contact.

Consumer title appoints beauty assistant

Following the departure of Philippa Pearne, Cassie Powney has now joined Cosmopolitan as beauty assistant. Contact.

Stylist on the move

Fashion, homes, interiors & still life stylist, Sophie Brown will have a new postal address from 20 November. Contact.