08 April 2011

DIARY dates

  • TZEGOH AW11 Press Day
  • CEW(UK) Breakfast Event - Innovative Naturals - Sponsored by Givaudan
  • Semple Secrets with Psychologies editor, Louise Chunn
  • GUESS AW11 Press Day
  • John Frieda Electricals Launch
See DIARYdates.

New Balance appoints S&X

Birmingham-based PR, marketing and events agency, S&X Media has been appointed as the UK PR agency for global athletic footwear and apparel brand, New Balance, as it looks to reinforce its position as a premier running brand in the run-up to 2012.

Pictured is Victor Dixon, one of three 'Flimby heroes' (the company manufactures at its factory based in Flimby in the Lake District) to whom limited edition trainers were dedicated in 2006 to celebrate the brand's 100th anniversary. (Photograph taken by Dean Chalkley, represented by Shoot.) Contact

Boudoir PR adds to beauty portfolio

Boudoir PR has added to its beauty portfolio with the launch of Hair Shine, a new formaldehyde-free Brazilian blow dry keratin system. The new in-salon professional treatment will launch exclusively at Percy & Reed. See DIARY dates for details of the launch event on 13 April. Contact.

New fashion site MyStreetChic.com set to launch

MyStreetChic.com is a new fashion site launching in May. The site will be edited by Gina Dyer and will focus on the latest fashion and beauty trends and how real people are interpreting them around the country. The site will launch with Bristol as its pilot city, before being rolled out to other UK cities. Gina can be contacted for any enquiries. Contact.

Dave Berry joins Blokely.com as columinst

Dave Berry has joined Blokely.com, the men's interest online lifestyle magazine, as a columnist covering showbiz, music, social media and football. His first column will be on Monday 18 April. Contact.

Closer magazine appoints showbiz writer

Sophie Neville, showbiz writer at Closer magazine, is now on maternity leave. In her absence Victoria Richards has been appointed acting showbiz writer. Contact.

Men's Health appoints picture editor

Mark Kenney has joined Men’s Health magazine as picture editor. Contact.

Promotion at Luxx magazine

Laura Lovett has been promoted from features associate to assistant editor at The Times' Luxx magazine. Contact.