13 January 2011

Jewellery account win

Snow PR has been appointed to represent jewellery brand, Violet Darkling. Contact.

Retail website changes

From 29 January, the Oli@Freemans clothing range will be available from Freemans.com only; separate website oli.co.uk will redirect to Freemans.com. Contact.

Consumer title appoints commissioning editor

Laura Bradley, previously online editor at i-D and fashion features editor at SHOWstudio.com, has joined AnOther Magazine as commissioning editor. Laura is also a freelance writer specialising in fashion, fragrance, arts and culture. Contact.

Special titles to be published monthly

NOW magazine has announced that it will publish one of its special titles every month. Teen NOW will be published every other month, and one of NOW's other special titles, Celebrity Stylist, Mum & Baby NOW or Diet NOW, will be published the months between Teen NOW issues.

Laurie Hadleigh continues as fashion & beauty editor across all the special titles, and regularly freelances as stylist for the main magazine. Contact.

Consumer title appoints style editor

Alison Lovett, previously editorial assistant at Your Home, has been appointed style editor at Wedding/ Wedding Flowers magazine. Contact.

Fashion editor resumes role on national newspaper

Laura Craik, fashion editor at the London Evening Standard, has returned from maternity leave. Following Laura’s return, Melanie Wilkinson is now freelance and Karen Dacre has resumed her role as fashion writer. Contact.

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

iFashion Magazine - Online Content Editor
1883 Magazine - Advertising Executive

Neville McCarthy Associates - Account Executive
Woodthorpe Comms - Intern

Fuel PR - Account Director (Beauty)
Fuel PR - Account Manager (Health)
Unleashed Potential - Account Executive/ Senior Account Executive
THEPROMAKEUPSHOP.com - Sales & Marketing Support Intern

Parker Hobart - Account Manager/ Senior Account Manager

Click here to see Job Lots.

Outdoor fashion brand announces PR appointments

Following the departure of Paul Wells in December, Lands’ End has appointed Sophie Richardson as Press Officer with immediate effect. In addition Rachel Norbury will be returning to her role as Press Officer part-time in March. Contact.

Freelance fashion stylist has a new address

Freelance fashion stylist, Alex Longmore has a new postal address and contact number. Contact.

Fashion illustration book launch

Forward PR has been appointed to handle the launch of fashion illustration book Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration. Featuring the work of 30 emerging world class illustrators, all of whom work with Amelia's Magazine, the book will launch at fashion & lifestyle boutique 123 Bethnal Green Road on Friday 28 January with an invitation only tea event and an evening party. Contact.

Event details can be found in DIARY dates.

Fashion and lifestyle PR agency moves office

Forward PR has moved office. The fashion & lifestyle PR agency will shortly be changing telephone numbers. Contact.

Editor seeks high end /luxury beauty products for Spring issue

Katie Reich-Storer, editor at Spa Secrets Magazine, is looking for high end/luxury products to be sent in for the following features in the Spring issue of Spa Secrets:
  • Mascaras
  • Superfoods in a jar – beauty products containing popular superfoods
  • Men’s hair care products (styling as well as shampoo/conditioner)
  • Men’s moisturisers
Deadline is 17 January. Contact.

National newspaper and magazine editorial changes

Ella Buchan is now editor of Take 5 magazine at the Daily Star Sunday, dealing mainly with celebrity news, interviews and real-life stories. Ella will continue in the role of deputy travel editor.

Dominique Ayling has been promoted to deputy editor, also dealing with celebrity interviews and real-life stories. She will continue to edit the beauty page, 'look good, feel great', and the Sunday Munch food news section.

Vicky Lissaman has returned from her maternity leave to resume her role as travel editor on the Daily Star. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Living North LIVE 2011
  • Leni's Model Management presents Model Benefit Day
  • POM Wonderful presents Working Rehearsal with The Royal Ballet Company - Followed by a Q&A with the dancers & afterwards a talk with in-house Sport & Exercise Nutritionist, Jacqueline Birtwisle
  • Clarks Pop-Up Shop - Clarks Originals will take over the Clarks store in Piccadilly, London to create a floor dedicated to the brand
  • Craft, Hobby & Stitch International 2010 VIP Press Lunch
  • Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration Launch - features the work of 30 emerging world class illustrators, all of whom work with Amelia's Magazine to cover every aspect of London Fashion Week and many other fashion events.
  • Launch of Grand Imperial - London's newest luxury Cantonese restaurant at The Grosvenor, Victoria. Celebrate the opening of the restaurant with drinks and Cantonese delicacies
See DIARYdates.

National newspaper supplement appoints feature writer.

Penny Stretton, feature writer on the Daily Express supplement Express Yourself, is now on maternity leave. In her absence, Sophie Donnelly has been appointed feature writer. Contact.

Menswear specialist appoints PR

FLAX PR has been appointed to handle the PR for menswear specialist Charles Tyrwhitt as well as the PR and profile for founder Nicholas Wheeler. Contact.

Skincare brand appoints PR

Sweet PR has been appointed to represent skincare brand Healthspan Nurture with immediate effect. Healthspan Nurture is a new generation of skincare developed by Healthspan, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of vitamin and health supplements. Contact.