14 April 2011

Candis magazine appoints fashion & beauty editor

From the August issue Candis magazine is expanding its content carrying up to 16 pages dedicated to fashion and beauty. The new content will include high-street advice as well as reader make-overs and new product pages. Heading this up will be Justine Brennan who will join the publication as fashion and beauty editor from 18 April. Contact details for Justine will be confirmed in due course.

Fashion and beauty PRs wishing to be included in Candis' exclusive new beauty giveaways should contact editorial assistant Sally Evans. Contact.

Radiator PR launches Affiliator Division

Radiator PR has created a new Affiliator Division dedicated to celebrity and influencer seeding, headed up by Bella Buckland with Radiator co-founder, Lorna Milliken. Contact.

Swatch UK has appointed the Affiliator Division for a six month project starting in April. The campaign will include a celebrity and stylist seeding suite at Radiator’s Press Days on 5 May (see DIARY dates).

All press enquiries for Swatch UK will continue to be handled in-house by Claudia Smith. Contact.

Talk PR wins nailease account

Instant manicure brand nailease has appointed Talk PR to handle its press and PR. The brand will fall under care of Talk PR's new fashion & luxury lifestyle division Talk Store, created with the acquisition of Store PR last month. Contact.

DIARY dates

  • Russell & Bromley AW11 Press Day
  • Pal Zileri AW11 Press Day
  • Condé Nast Traveller Innovation and Design Awards 2011 - in association with Marriot Hotels and Resorts
See DIARYdates.

Client win for Thirty PR

Thirty PR has been appointed to represent international beachwear brand, Paolita. Contact.

FHM appoints editor

Bauer Media announced today it has appointed Joe Barnes as editor of its men's lifestyle magazine FHM. Joe, who is currently editor of Front, will take up the post on 13 June. Contact details will be confirmed in due course. Contact.

Max Flower joins Ketchum Pleon

Max Flower, formerly at Modus Dowal Walker (now MODUS), has joined Ketchum Pleon as Associate Director. Max is currently working on Pantene. Contact.

O'Connor Publicity appointed by niche workout service

O'Connor Publicity is now handling all PR for Pin Up Body. The vintage themed, tongue-in-cheek body sculpting workout is designed for women to sculpt and accentuate their curves. O'Connor Publicity will handle the relaunch of the Pin Up Body Workout website in July which will allow access to the workout online. The Pin Up Body franchise and merchandise will then follow. Contact.

Umbrella Public Relations appointed by Celeste Arnold

Hair stylist Celeste Arnold has appointed Umbrella Public Relations to represent her and handle press and publicity for her beauty salon. Celeste's clients past and present include Hollyoaks, Emmerdale, FHM, Reveal and Town and Country.
Also joining the artist roster at Umbrella Public Relations is make-up artist Siobhan Arnold. Contact.