19 May 2011

E-zine relaunch to include fashion section

Entertainment and gossip website and email, Holy Moly will be relaunching next month (June) with a new fashion section. The site currently gets up to 1 million users per month and expects this figure to grow after the relaunch, which will also see a new film/TV and music section. Contact.

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Onitsuka Tiger AW11 Press Day
  • Revlon Cosmetics Launch
  • Hentsch Man SS11 collection
  • Daylesford Organic Christmas Press Preview
  • This Works press launch
  • Debenhams Fashion, Beauty & Homes Press Show
  • Margin London 2011
  • Highgrove & The Ritz London Christmas Collection Press Preview
  • Fuschia PR Summer Fete - preview of Fuschia PR's clients AW11 collections including Blowfish Malibu, Feud Britannia, Feud London, Golddigga, Monkfish, Native, Rubber Duck and Sugarhill Boutique
  • VerĂ³nica Moncho Lobo Trunk Show
  • The Luxury Wedding Show London
  • Urban Decay Fall/Holiday Preview
  • Philips Beauty Launch Event
See DIARYdates.

Beauty editor at The Gloss Magazine

Sarah Halliwell is now the beauty editor of Irish Times's monthly supplement, The Gloss Magazine. Contact.

New editorial assistant at Derbyshie Life & Countryside Magazine

Amy Noton has joined Derbyshire Life & Countryside Magazine as editorial assistant. Amy will be helping with the health and beauty pages. Contact

Newly freelance PR

Jackie Franklin, Press Officer at fashion lifestyle brand White Stuff for the last three years, has now left to go freelance. Jackie is available for PR and copywriting and has eight years of experience in consumer and corporate PR in a variety of sectors, including fashion, lifestyle, technology and homewares. Contact.

Open House launches new event - Press Day in July

Open House has announced its latest event - Press Day in July. Open to all lifestyle brands and agencies covering beauty, fashion, interiors and gifts, this event has been designed to attract editors working on winter ideas and Christmas issues and will be held on 19 July at The Vinyl Factory in Soho, London. Contact.

New PR for STYLEBOP.com

STYLEBOP.com has appointed Goodley PR to handle its UK PR. Established in Germany in 2004, online retailer STYLEBOP.com currently experiences over 2 million unique visitors a month and is home to over 200 luxury brands, including Balmain, Givenchy and Valentino. Contact

EXIT magazine appoints fashion director

Sam Ranger has been appointed fashion director of EXIT magazine. Sam has been a regular contributor to EXIT over the last 4 years and will now directly commission all main fashion stories, front of book and will have an integral creative role within EXIT whilst continuing with her other projects and editorials worldwide. Contact.

Space NK appoints The Communications Store

Nicky Kinnaird, President & Creative Director at Space NK, has appointed The Communications Store (TCS). TCS will be responsible for every aspect of the brand’s PR communications and media strategy as well as Nicky Kinnaird’s profile. Contact.

Beauty Seen PR appointed by Lash Perfect

Beauty Seen PR has been appointed to handle all UK press and publicity with immediate effect for the professional eyelash extension brand Lash Perfect and its diffusion lash accessories brand La La Lashes. The agency will oversee the launch of Lash Perfect’s first ever stand alone Lash Bar in the Carnaby Street area this July (see DIARY dates) as well as the exclusive salon launch of its Paperself lash service this July. Contact.
MRA PR continue to handle trade PR for Paperself.

New beauty team member at Purple

Luisa Savoia has joined the beauty team at Purple and will be working on accounts including Laura Mercier, TIGI Catwalk, TIGI Bed head, TIGI in France and Belgium, ReVive and nailgirls. Luisa previously worked in the beauty industry as a make-up artist. Contact.