02 February 2011

Beauty writers launch magazine

Beauty writers Frenchy Beckford and Rhubarb Tuesday have launched the first issue of their quarterly publication, Adonis Loves Venus the Magazine, to accompany their popular blog. All press releases and invites should be sent to Frenchy and Rhubarb. Contact.

National newspaper appoints deputy fashion & beauty editor

Carola Long, currently deputy fashion editor at The Independent, has been appointed deputy fashion & beauty editor at the Financial Times. Carola’s last day at the Independent will be on 3 February and she will commence her new role at the Financial Times on 7 February. Contact.

E-zine has a new contact address & number

Femalefirst.co.uk has a new address and contact number. Contact.

Cosmeceutical skin therapy appoints PR

CCD PR is now representing DermaQuest skin therapy in the UK. This US cosmeceutical range will be launching a number of new stem-cell and peptide products and treatments to press over the coming months. Contact.

New address for fashion brand

Please note that the Bastyan press office is now based in Paul Street, EC2A. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • IPR AW11 Press Day
  • Anya Hindmarch LFW
  • Anya Hindmarch AW11 Men’s Collection Launch
  • Fiorelli & Fiorelli Black AW11 Press Day
  • Nica AW11 Press Day
  • Modalu AW11 Press Day
  • Fjaba LFW Catwalk Show
  • Lounge Lover AW11 Press Day
  • Paige Adams-Geller at Selfridges - Paige will be appearing at Selfridges for professional advice on jeans shopping
  • Alex Noble LFW Live Presentation
  • Fred Butler LFW Digital Presentation (on-schedule)
  • Jacob Kimmie AW11 Catwalk Show
  • Lako Bukia AW11 Catwalk Show
  • Jazz Katze AW11 Catwalk Show
  • A La Disposition AW11 Catwalk Show
  • Felicities Presents
  • Alice Palmer AW11 Catwalk Show
  • D.Gnak AW11 Catwalk Show
  • The Cornish Press Open Day
  • Pierre Garroudi Haute Couture AW11 Catwalk Show
  • Rigby & Peller Sample Sale
  • BeautyBay Press Launch
  • MODA Lingerie exhibition
  • Fuel PR Journalist Drinks (postponed)
See DIARYdates.

PR agency to handle LFW shows

MACHINE-A will be handling this AW11 LFW shows for designers Craig Lawrence, Alex Noble and Fred Butler. Contact.

Wedding PR specialist offers bespoke PR services

PR agency Propose PR, which is dedicated to representing brands in the wedding industry has recently launched ‘Propose PR Lite’. The Lite service is a ‘Pick n Mix' scheme allowing companies in the wedding industry to pick from a range of bespoke PR and marketing services that match their close requirements, as and when they need external assistance. With this new scheme there are no monthly retainer charges or lengthy contracts, the agency’s expertise can be accessed when a company needs it. This service is aimed at start-up and small wedding companies. Contact.

Fashion & Lifestyle Account Manager appointed

Lottie Wright has been appointed Account Manager (Fashion & Lifestyle) at RKM Communications. Contact.

Beauty etailer appoints PR agency

BeautyBay.com has appointed NYPR to handle its press and publicity with immediate effect. Now in its eleventh year, BeautyBay.com is currently the largest pure-play online retailer within the luxury beauty industry, offering a one-stop shop for all beauty needs including hair and skin care, makeup, accessories and male grooming. Contact.