14 January 2011

Skate footwear brand appoints new PR agency

Californian footwear brand, DuFFs has appointed Radiator PR to handle all product and brand PR with immediate effect. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Case Furniture January Sample Sale
  • Ethan K SS11/12 Accessories Launch
  • Mackintosh Store Launch
  • Murad & The DoctorBrand Bloggers Event (postponed)
  • Ashley Isham AW11 LFW Show
  • Bernard Chandran AW11 Show
  • Harvey Nichols Manchester SS11 Fashion Show
See DIARYdates.

Boutique Spanish fashion event scheduled for February

Bryan Morel Events (Bryan Morel PR) has been appointed by Extenda, the trade board for Andalusia, to promote key Andalusian designers via a boutique trade exhibition aimed at press, buyers and agents.
Taking place on 21 February at the Haymarket Hotel, aiming to provide retail and sales agency opportunities, the exhibition will include womenswear, millinery, jewellery and leather accessories. Contact.

For event details please see DIARY dates.

Department store appoints Senior Press Officer

Harrods has appointed Sarah Eddlestone, previously at Stephen Webster, as Senior Press Officer for Fine Jewellery and Accessories. Sarah, reporting to Head of PR Amber Pepper, will handle the PR for the full portfolio of brands within the watch, fine jewellery and fashion accessory departments. Contact.

New range of medical skincare appoints PR

Dee Carpenter PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Harley Street Skin, a new skincare range created by cosmetic doctor and skincare specialist, Dr. Aamer Khan and his wife and fellow skincare expert, Lesley Reynolds Khan. The range has been developed to utilise the best ingredients in science and nature to combat the effects of acne, rosacea and all signs of ageing. Contact.

Diamond and watch brand brings PR in-house

Backes and Strauss, the diamond and watch company, is now handling press enquiries in-house. Contact.

Make-up academy appoints PR agency

The Academy of Freelance Make Up AFOM (London) has appointed Forward PR to raise the profile of the Soho academy and its work.
This season, under the direction of Jana Ririnui, AOFM will again be providing the make-up for Vauxhall Fashion Scout and a number of on-schedule shows during London Fashion Week.
AOFM has institutes in London, Paris and New York, its own branded 24-piece professional brush kit and has published two books. Contact.

Consumer title appoints fashion assistant

Sophie Bew, previously fashion assistant at Harper’s Bazaar, joins Marie Claire as fashion assistant. Sophie will be assisting senior fashion editors Sarah Christie and Arabella Greenhill. Contact.

Consumer title appoints art director

Adele Chidwick, previously art director at Company magazine, has been appointed as art director at InStyle. Contact.

Weekend supplement makes editorial appointments

Clare Stronge has joined The Sun's Buzz magazine as news and feature writer. In addition, Paul Simper has joined as executive celebrity writer. Contact.