22 February 2011

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Clerkenwell Design Week 2011 Press Breakfast
  • Danielle Scutt for Freedom at Topshop Premium Jewellery Launch
  • The Harrods Shoe Salon Launch
  • Storm Models Hosts Official LFW Party
  • Libelula Sample Sale
  • Big Red Management in association with Austin Reed social evening meeting sporting personalities and brand leaders
  • Pure London
  • Pure Spirit
  • Launch of the New Vitage Antioxidant Skincare range with leading cosmetic doctor - Dr Patrick Bowler
  • Desk side press appointments available with founder of M2 Beauté Lashes and Brows, Marci Marrek in London
  • Launch of London Sky Bar
  • Dove Beauty Finishing School
  • Pollini by Nicholas Kirkwood AW11/12 Press Day
  • Mamas & Papas 30th Birthday
  • 2011 Miami Beach International Fashion Week
  • Miami Beach International Fashion Week Showcases the Danasha Luxury Butterfly Collection
  • Bridal Designer Sale
  • London Design Week
  • City & Beach Lifestyle Awards 2011 - In association with Moet & Chandon and Grey Goose vodka
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Supermarket Planet Organic appoints Pure PR

Pure Public Relations has been appointed by Planet Organic to handle all press and publicity for the brand and its founder Renée Elliott. Planet Organic is the UK’s largest fully certified organic supermarket, stocking food, health & beauty products. Renée Elliott is available for interview. Contact.

Goodley PR wins luxury accessories label

Goodley PR has been appointed to handle the PR for luxury accessories label Corlette London, Founded by Fiorina Benveniste-Schuler, the label specialises in corseted fashion belts and gloves. Contact.

Allen Carr's Easyway appoints Grapevine

Grapevine has been appointed PR agency to Allen Carr's Easyway, a stop smoking method. Contact.

Marketing Week appoints acting features writer

Jo Roberts, features writer at Marketing Week, will be on maternity leave as of Friday. In her absence, Lucy Handley has been appointed acting features writer. Contact

Coty`s Kirsty Dale promoted to PR Director

Coty has announced the promotion of Kirsty Dale to PR Director. Kirsty, formerly Communications Manager, joined Coty in 1999 and has successfully launched fragrances such as Marc Jacobs Daisy, Chloe, Kylie Darling and the Beckhams, as well as ensuring masterbrands like Rimmel and Calvin Klein fragrances maintain a prominent media profile.
Kirsty will continue to oversee the PR for both the Coty Prestige and Coty Beauty divisions. Reporting into Kirsty is Amy Betsworth, Deputy PR Manager, with responsibility for the Coty Beauty brands. Contact.

Heart FM appoint Kate Shapland as beauty editor

Kate Shapland has been appointed online beauty editor at Heart FM. Kate will publish two stories a week for the site www.heart.co.uk. Kate will also continue to work on her weekly beauty column in The Telegraph Magazine, on The Daily Telegraph's Fashion website (fashion.telegraph.co.uk), her blog The Leg Room and as a guest beauty editor for the Beauty Club at Debenhams.com. Contact

Easy Living appoints features associate

Lisa Harvey, previously pa to the editor/editorial assistant at Red magazine, has joined Easy Living as features associate. Contact

Laurus PR to disband as an agency

After 5½ successful years, Emma de Ujfalussy has decided to disband Laurus PR as an agency as of 1 March in order to spend more time with her young family. Emma intends to move forward as a PR consultant and strategist creating campaigns for brands, and will continue to run campaigns for current Laurus PR clients: Aubrey Organics, Beauty Concepts International (LCN and Biodroga) and Spavision (Kerstin Florian, Li’Tya and VitaMan). Emma will be moving office shortly (details to be confirmed) but can be contacted by email or on her mobile in the meantime. Contact

Crystalware maker Baccarat appoints Camron

Crystalware maker Baccarat has appointed Camron PR as its retained lifestyle PR agency effective from 1 March.

Harper's Bazaar appoints contributing features & travel assistant

Lucy Halfhead, previously features assistant at Marie Claire, has joined Harper’s Bazaar as contributing features & travel assistant.Contact

Hilary Alexander to go freelance

Hilary Alexander, fashion director at The Daily Telegraph, is going freelance at the end of June. Hilary will continue to write for The Daily Telegraph but not on a full-time basis. Freelance contact details will be confirmed in due course. Contact