04 April 2011

Molly Brown collaboration with Angelina Ballerina

Juliet Rowe PR is now working with jewellery brand, Molly Brown. The brand has announced a collaboration with Angelina Ballerina in July, coinciding with the launch of the stage show on Drury Lane, and is extending its children's and grown-up jewellery lines, including the new Secret Treasure and Festival Collections. Contact.

Luxury label Irwin & Jordan appoints Goodley PR

Luxury label Irwin & Jordan has appointed Goodley PR to handle its press with immediate effect. Contact.

Joanna Francis appoints Teresa Fairminer & Associates

Hair and make-up artists Joanna Francis has appointed Teresa Fairminer & Associates as her agency and representation. Contact.

DIARYdates

  • Fourmarketing AW11 Press Day
  • Olivia Rubin AW11 Press Day
  • Mawi Store Opening
  • F&F at Tesco AW11 Press Day
  • P&G Beauty Summer Spa
See DIARYdates.

New contact at Playful Promises

Delphine Thwaites has joined lingerie brand Playful Promises to handle the press, marketing and wholesale. Contact.

Changes to fashion team at Loaded

Elauan Lee has been appointed fashion editor at Loaded magazine. Elauan will continue as junior fashion editor at Attitude magazine. In addition, Chris Hobbs has also joined Loaded as fashion assistant and will remain as senior fashion assistant at Attitude. Contact.

Sophie Luis PR wins two accounts

Sophie Luis PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Wellicious yoga and loungewear as well as Fei Liu jewellery. Contact.

Freelance journalist Erica Crompton has moved

Freelance journalist Erica Crompton has a new postal address and mobile number. Please add Erica to your mailing lists for all fashion, beauty, health, travel and music press releases. Contact.

Marie Claire appoints Alice Olins

Jess Wood, fashion features editor at Marie Claire, will go on maternity leave on 21 April. Alice Olins, previously fashion writer at The Times, has been appointed acting fashion features editor while Jess is away. Alice will commence her new role on 26 April and her contact details will be confirmed in due course. Contact.

Changes to the team at ELLE

Lorraine Candy, editor-in-chief of ELLE Magazine UK, will go on maternity leave in May. Whilst Lorraine is away, Jenny Dickinson, currently deputy editor of ELLE, will cover as acting editor; ELLE’s fashion director Anne-Marie Curtis will be representing the editor-in-chief at fashion weeks; and Lorraine will continue to be contactable via her PA, Natalie Evans-Harding.

Also at ELLE, Annabel Brog, previously editor of Sugar magazine, has joined as acting deputy editor. Finally, Flora Bathurst will join ELLE as picture editor on 11 April. Flora joins from ELLE Decoration where she is picture editor. Contact.

Changes at Freewheelin' Media

There have been some changes at Freewheelin' PR. Jaclyn Craig has left and joined TASK PR. In Jaclyn's place, Salma Abubakar has been promoted from Press Assistant to Account Executive and is now the first point of contact for all queries. Freewheelin' PR has also moved and as a result Salma is on a different phone number. Contact.

Client win for Halpern

Luxury lifestyle brand UGG Australia Footwear has appointed Halpern to oversee all UK PR strategy and execution. Contact.

Designer Louise Gray appoints Goodley PR

Designer Louise Gray has returned to Goodley PR with immediate effect. A graduate of Central St Martins, Gray showed her first three collections as part of Fashion East before gaining her own on-schedule slot at London Fashion Week with the help of NEWGEN sponsorship. Contact.

Modus Dowal Walker and Modus Publicity rebrand under one banner

Modus Publicity and Modus Dowal Walker have recently become MODUS. The two companies merged in 2006 and have been trading under the joint names of Modus Publicity for the fashion division and Modus Dowal Walker for the beauty division. "We are thrilled to be launching both our new identity and website. The name MODUS is a natural evolution for the combined companies and we believe brings greater simplicity and clarity to our communications. The website now gives us the opportunity to showcase all the different products and services we offer our clients alongside a rich source of news, views and perspectives on our industry and the broader cultural context." Julian Vogel, Director, MODUS. Contact.

Tamara Kretzer PR relaunches as TASK PR

Fashion and lifestyle PR agency Tamara Kretzer PR has relaunched as TASK PR with immediate effect. The new website http://www.taskpr.com/ is now live, and the email addresses have also changed. TASK PR is the brainchild of Tamara Kretzer and Andre Schlagowski, who joined Tamara in April 2010. Tamara Kretzer originally started the agency in 2005 and the client base now includes international brands including ASH, Tous, Thomas Sabo, PDA denim and Bourne accessories.

In addition, TASK PR announces the appointment of Helena Abela as Junior Account Executive, and Jaclyn Craig (formerly at Freewheelin' PR) as Senior Account Executive. Contact.

Lifestyle editor commences new role at Closer magazine

Maddy Biddulph has started today as lifestyle editor at Closer magazine. Maddy was previously real life & health writer at Now magazine.

Client win for Pegasus PR

Pegasus PR has been appointed to represent organic skincare brand, Barefoot Botanicals. Contact.

mydaily.co.uk appoints senior writer

Sarah Karmali, previously contributing fashion writer at marieclaire.co.uk, has started today as senior writer at mydaily.co.uk Contact.

Patrtizia Galeota starts her new role

Patrizia Galeota starts today as Assistant Communications Manager at The Body Shop. Contact.