11 March 2011

RVpr appointed by Nehita jewellery

RVpr has been appointed to represent LA jewellery brand, Nehita. Contact.

Guardians of the Standard takes PR in-house

Guardians of the Standard (GOTS) is setting up an in-house marketing & PR department, with the help of freelance consultant Rachel Kirby, who will be working there 3 days a week. Rachel was previously Entertainment & Influencer Marketing Manager for adidas Global.

GOTS owns NS Denim and Reilly (both formerly represented by Starworks). Reilly is soon to be re-launched as SNCL - more details to follow. GOTS is also the UK distributor of Filson outdoor clothing and Japanese footwear brand, TST.

Vert PR changes phone number

From 14 March, Vert PR will have a new landline number. The e-mail and mobile details will remain unchanged. Contact.

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Jimmy Choo AW11 Press Day
  • BuyMyWardrobe launches BuyMyHandbag
  • Steve Jebson, Superdrug Commercial Director, and the Superdrug team to celebrate the opening of Superdrug's new concept store
  • Shan Rahimkhan Beauty Launch
  • Klorane John Lewis Launch
  • 212 VIP hosts a night with Dj Joey Negro
  • Bumble and bumble Trends Presentation (change of date)
  • Premiere of W London – Leicester Square with the Elton John Aids Foundation
  • The Motcomb Street Party 2011
  • Playboy Club London Gala Opening
  • Clarisonic Beauty Launch
  • GANT AW2011 Press Day
  • Jo Malone Fragrance Launch
See DIARYdates.

Jewellery brand Gina Stewart Cox appoints PR

Iroquois PR has been appointed to handle the PR for jewellery brand Gina Stewart Cox. The SS11 collection combines precious metals such as rolled gold and sold silver with a colourful durable silk mix cord to create bracelets, necklaces, anklets or head bands. Average prices range from £35.00 to £60.00. Contact.

Kate Mowatt appointed publisher at Essentials magazine

IPC Southbank’s Essentials has today announced the appointment of Kate Mowatt as publisher. Most recently a publisher for Canada Wide Media in Vancouver, Kate has a strong publishing background. Her experience includes work for BBC Worldwide and she was previously launch publisher of Sunday Times Travel. Kate will report to publishing director Linda Swidenbank and will also have publishing responsibility for Southbank’s Woman & Home Feel Good Food. Contact.

Creative Director of Pringle of Scotland resigns

Pringle of Scotland announces the resignation of Creative Director, Clare Waight Keller after 11 seasons. Contact.

Time Out launches new blog platform

As part of its current international development and expansion, Time Out London is launching a significant new blog platform titled Now Here This. The blog will feature a broad range of up-to-the-minute daily posts about what's happening in London. The blog will be written collectively by all section heads at Time Out but will be directed by Time Out's new creative consultant Kinvara Balfour. All news, press releases and invites should be sent to blog@timeout.com. Contact.