11 May 2011

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Range Rover Evoque Preview Event, Evoque Live
  • Coast Launch
  • CEW(UK) Event - 'It's Your Health - Handle It With Care' -The Art of Vein Management. Presentation by Consultant Dr Jocelyn Brookes.
  • Central Saint Martins MA Fine Art degree Interim show
  • Monty PR Christmas Press Day
  • Emma Chapman Jewels New Collection Preview
  • Sussex Fashion Awards
  • Join Bec Astley Clarke for the Astley Clarke street party
  • The SOURCE Expo - fashion industry trade show dedicated to ethical sourcing
  • The Big Tickle - makeover & pamper party
  • John Frieda Electricals Launch
  • Quintessentially Soho at The House of St Barnabas Summer Party Showcase
  • Juliet Dunn Showroom Sale
See DIARYdates.

The Times appoints Laura Craik as fashion editor

Laura Craik, currently fashion editor at the London Evening Standard, is to become fashion editor at The Times. Laura will leave her current role to take up the new position later this year, taking over from Lisa Armstrong, who is to join The Telegraph. Contact details will be confirmed in due course. Contact.

Woman magazine re-launches with new look features

IPC’s lifestyle magazine, Woman has re-launched with a new look. Woman will now cover a range of new features including ‘Have a Good Weekend’, a new section covering TV, music, films, food, going out and staying in. Other key features in the new look Woman include ‘Supermarket Checkout’, an edit of the best value supermarket shopping and treats and ‘Be techno smart’, which gives the low-down on the technology that matters to readers. The fashion & beauty pages have also expanded to encompass 12 pages of news, trends and a targeted round up of the latest in the shops that week. Contact.

Nail varnish colours and fake tan information wanted for feature in blog

Fashion, accessories, beauty, health & fitness blog Fashionable Maven will be covering nail varnish colours and fake tans on the week commencing 30 May. Please send press releases, launches and products to editor Vicki Day. Contact.

Food, luxury lifestyle and entertainment PR agency launches

Cottrell&Klar is a newly launched full-service public relations and marketing agency, focusing on customised strategic campaigns in the areas of food, luxury lifestyle and entertainment with UK and international clients. The agency has been launched by Directors, Frances Cottrell and Andrea Klar. Frances started her career at delicious. magazine and then worked in PR representing areas such as Bond Street, Saville Row and Jermyn Street. Andrea has worked across clients including Molton Brown, Art London, Geronimo Inns, Cuckoo Club, Cinnamon Club and Cinnamon Kitchen, Benares and Ruinart Champagne. A list of Cottrell&Klar's new clients will be announced shortly. Contact.

Knightsbridge cocktail bar, lounge & restaurant appoints PR

MAXIMIZE PROMOTIONS has been appointed to handle PR and communications for Kumo Knightsbridge. The Japanese restaurant, cocktail bar, lounge and venue is loacted Knightsbridge, London. Contact.

New role for Siim Kohv

Thomas Wylde has announced the appointment of Siim Kohv as Global Head of Communications. Siim will be responsible for all planning, development and implementation of Global Public Relations, advertising and marketing, special projects and external communications. Previously, Siim has been working as freelance for Thomas Wylde amongst other projects including NewbarK, Ralph&Russo and Rankin. His experience also includes Karla Otto UK, Kenzo and Browns. Contact.

Our Assembly wins fashion client

Moody & Farrell has appointed Our Assembly to handle all UK PR. Eloise Moody, bespoke hatter and founder of Moody & Farrell, creates hats for both men and women. Contact.