19 January 2011

British Fashion Council appoints PR to support Fashion Forward

The British Fashion Council has appointed Goodley PR to help promote and support its Fashion Forward initiative, set up five years ago to promote emerging design talent. Contact.

Sponsored by Coutts and Co bank and the London Development Agency, this year Fashion Forward saw Meadham Kirchhoff, Peter Pilotto and Todd Lynn named as the recipients of the cash prize. The winners were announced Friday, 14 January in What's News.

New womenswear brand appoint PR

Goodley PR has been appointed by new womenswear brand Studio Nicholson. Founded and designed by Nick Wakemen, the label will be stocked exclusively at Shop at Bluebird from late February. Contact.

Beauty PR has new contact details

Brand PR has a new address and contact number. Contact.

E-zine makes editorial changes

Following her maternity leave, Lauren Milligan has returned to Vogue.com as fashion news editor. Ella Alexander, who was acting fashion news editor, has been appointed junior news editor. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Alpha-H Skincare Launch (re-scheduled for March)
  • Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2011 - sponsored by PANDORA
See DIARYdates.

Handbag brand appoints PR

Handbag brand Milli Millu has appointed Kitch & Honey PR as its PR agency. Contact.

Consumer title appoints editor-at-large

Polly Vernon, previously deputy editor at Observer Magazine, has joined Grazia magazine as editor-at-large. Contact.

Weekly consumer title appoints junior features writer

Ceiri O’Driscoll has joined Woman’s Weekly as junior features writer. Contact.

Teen magazine closes

Hachette Filipacchi has today announced it is to close teen magazine Sugar. The magazine has been run in tandem with its online offering Sugarscape.com for the past few years; Sugarscape.com will continue to be published online. The final monthly edition of Sugar will be the March issue, which will hit newsstands on 23 February. A Sugar Beauty Special will be published on 13 April. Contact.

Consumer title appoints features intern

Alice Kelleher has joined Prima magazine as features intern. Contact.

Weekly consumer title appoints junior fashion & beauty writer

Rosie Underwood, previously fashion & beauty assistant at X Magazine, has been appointed junior fashion & beauty writer at OK! Magazine. Contact.

Golf brand appoints consumer agency

Mercieca PR has been appointed to handle the consumer PR for Cobra-PUMA Golf, with a brief to increase the brand's visibility within golf, lifestyle and sport press. Contact.