30 November 2010

PR Manager appointed

Eveden has appointed Louise Grayson as PR Manager, responsible for overseeing and developing the brand's UK and international PR. Contact.

New press office contact for skincare brand

Emma Reeve has rejoined luxury skincare brand, Amanda Lacey as Press & Brand Coordinator. Emma is now the sole contact for any press enquiries. Contact.

Weekend supplement appoints lifestyle editor

Jenny Wood, previously features editor at Look magazine, has now started her new position as lifestyle editor at The Sun’s Saturday supplement Buzz magazine. Jenny will oversee the real life, food/cookery, health & wellbeing, homes and beauty pages. Contact.

Account Manager joins beauty PR agency

Georgia Segal has joined Wizard PR as Account Manager and Director of Digital Media. Georgia will be working across a number of accounts including Davines, Good Things and Dr Nick Lowe. Contact.

Hairdressing salon appoints PR

jrpPR has been appointed to handle the PR for Percy & Reed hairdressing salon. Percy & Reed was founded by Adam Reed and Paul Percival and is located at 157C Great Portland Street, London W1. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Penfield Sample Sale
  • Vintage Jewellery Evening
  • Clive Aslet at Thomas Lyte Book Launch - English luxury lifestyle brand Thomas Lyte will be hosting a drinks reception in their new Burlington Arcade store to celebrate the launch of Clive Aslet's latest book, 'Villages of Britain'
  • theRemedi.co.uk Sample Sale
Click here to see DIARYdates.

New beauty blog launched by celebrity make-up artist and writer

Nina Ubhi, celebrity make-up artist and beauty writer, has launched her new beauty blog www.ninaubhibeauty.blogspot.com. Contact.

29 November 2010


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Aruna Seth Pop-Up Shop
  • The Autumn Internationals Rugby After Party - Sponsored by Organic Village Juices and F Vodka
  • Bruce Oldfield Christmas Sample Sale
  • BIOeffect EGF Serum Press Launch
  • Independent publisher conference and Awards
  • Polo Jeans Co. Art Stars Auction at Phillips de Pury - A series of exclusive pieces by Europe’s most exciting young artists will be auctioned at Phillips de Pury’s Howick Place in support of Teenage Cancer Trust
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Professional beauty treatment brand appoints PR

Purple has been appointed to manage all UK press and publicity for elite, professional treatment brand, Intraceuticals. Intraceuticals uses a unique therapeutic-grade oxygen and hyaluronic acid to deliver specialised active serums to the skin, sustaining levels of deep hydration not possible with other products. Contact.

Interior and still life stylist appoints representation

Carol Hayes Management is now representing interior/ still life stylist Alex Teal. Her clients include W Magazine, The Sunday Times Style and Grazia, as well as working with the top names like Madonna, Gwen Stefani and the Scissor Sisters. Contact.

Weekend supplement appoints editorial assistant

Fabio Immediato has joined the FT Weekend's How To Spend It as editorial assistant. Contact.

Head of PR appointed at accessories brand

Accessory brand Rosie Fox has promoted Muchaneta Kapfunde to Head of PR. Muchaneta, joined Rosie Fox a year ago as PR Manager, after time spent as PR Manager at Johnny Loves Rosie. Contact.

26 November 2010


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Machine-A & Piers Atkinson Christmas party
  • Aspinal of London Launch Party
  • Big Brand Beauty Launch
  • Girl's Best Friends
  • TACH Event
  • The Ultimate In Luxury Backgammon And Jewellery At Talisman
  • ELLE Style Awards 2011 in association with Next
  • Estethica Press & Buyers Day (change of date due to tube strike)
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Consumer title appoints shopping assistant

Zoe Briggs has joined the shopping desk at Mother & Baby and Pregnancy & Birth as shopping assistant. Zoe will be assisting shopping editor Sarah Lafarge on all enquiries to do with maternity and kids, fashion, nursery products, furnishings & beauty. Contact.

Designer swimwear label appoints PR

Designer swimwear label Tatjana Anika has appointed Goodley PR to handle all PR and media enquiries. Contact.

25 November 2010

EDITORIAL REQUEST: Journalist seeks spa packages and skiing holidays with a difference

Lucy Miller, health editor at Health & Fitness magazine, is currently researching the following features for future issues:

• Specific mother and daughter spa packages in London for the March Spa Page.
• Winter skiing holidays with a difference to go and test for the active travel pages.

Please contact Lucy with any contributions or suggestions. Contact.

New appointments at London-based Beauty PR company

MSL London has announced the following new appointments within its Beauty & Luxury Team:
Vinni Dosanjh, previously at Grayling, has joined as Senior Account Manager working on Dolce & Gabbana Fragrances, Dolce & Gabbana The Make Up, D&G Fragrances and Slendertone. Contact.
Hannah Bawden has joined as Account Executive working on Gucci Fragrances, Dolce & Gabbana Fragrances, Dolce & Gabbana The Make Up, D&G Fragrances and Slendertone. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Nicholas Kirkwood Sample Sale
  • Launch and Open House 'Semple: Women Fashion Stories'
  • Exclusive Fashion Show of American InterContinental University London's School of Fashion 2010
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Online fashion retailer press office moves address

From Monday 29 November my-wardrobe.com has a new address. Contact.

24 November 2010

Bridal fashion assistant appointed

Emma Shaw has joined Condé Nast Brides as fashion assistant. Contact.

Acting PR Manager appointed

Georgie Burton has been appointed Acting PR Manager of the Next press office, covering Carolyn Day's maternity leave. Contact.

New contact number for PR agency

Eurydice PR has a new contact number. Contact.

Journalist seeks men's beauty products for consumer magazine

Alex Gazzola is looking for men’s bath soaks, bath salts and muscle soaks for the regular grooming slot on the men’s page of the next edition of Vegetarian Living. Products must be specifically for men – either clearly named so, or as a product within a men’s range. Deadline 3 December. Contact.

Weekly consumer title makes editorial changes

Following the departure of Gladys Sturrock at My Weekly, all travel features will now be covered by features editor, Alison Graves. Karen Byrom will continue to cover health and in addition the Dr Sarah Jarvis page. From the 18 December issue, there will no longer be an Easy Make, Easy Do products page. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • De Roemer Shop Opening Party
  • Royal Academy of Arts and Harper’s Bazaar GSK Contemporary – Aware: Art Fashion Identity - Opening Reception
  • La Perla Christmas Clearance
  • 9 London Launch Tea Party
  • Lola Rose 10th Anniversary Party
  • Alexon Group SS11 Press Day - Kaliko, Minuet Petite, Alexon, Ann HarveY
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Client win for TCS

The Communications Store has been appointed to handle the consumer PR for no!no! Contact.

Changes within beauty PR department

Parfums Christian Dior announces changes within the PR department:
After six years with PCD UK, Aude Chatelin, Press Manager, will be leaving the company on Friday 3 December and relocating with her family to Paris. Nathalie Everard, previously Press Manager, has been promoted to Head of Public Relations. Nathalie will be joined by Leonie Weeks, who has recently been appointed Press Officer. Leonie was formerly at Creme de la Mer. Charlotte Ekholt will continue in her role as PR Assistant. Contact.

Loungewear label appoints PR

Amazing PR has been appointed to represent silk lounging and nightwear label Anne Wiggins London. Contact.

News from luxury watch label

After nearly five years as Brand Manager UK at Jaeger-LeCoultre, Guillain Maspetiol is moving across the channel to take over the French business starting 1 December. His replacement, Zahra Kassim-Lakha, currently Director of Strategy and Business Development at the Manufacture, will take on the role as Brand Director, UK Market. Zahra joined Jaeger-LeCoultre in 2003, after five years at Richemont North America and a previous career in investment banking, to launch the Brand’s Boutique network and cross-marketing partnerships (including Aston Martin). She has been most recently focused on successfully leading the Brand’s digital marketing and CRM platforms. Additional changes involve the departure of Marie Lagesse and the arrival of Georgia Noutsi from 6 December as Marketing and Retail Manager. Contact.

PR agency announces maternity leave cover

Ines Socarras has joined Kenneth Green Associates, covering Natalie Startin's maternity leave. Natalie will be going on maternity leave on 9 December. Ines was part of the PR team at Givenchy (LVMH Group) for several years, and prior to joining KGA was looking after PR and Events at the Mayfair Arts Club. Contact.

23 November 2010

Watch & jewellery communications consultancy launches in London

Latiénne Communications, the strategic marketing and communications consultancy created for the watch and jewellery industry, has officially launched from its headquarters in London. The consultancy serves traditional to luxury-fashion consumer watch and jewellery brands and global organisations through local and international public relations, marketing, media buying and sales. Latiénne Communications was founded by former LVMH and Burberry Publicist and University of the Arts Lecturer Charlene Laidley. With over ten years’ experience in marketing and PR, Charlene Laidley has worked with a variety of brands from global Fortune 500 corporations to start-up/ high-growth companies, trade associations and not-for-profit foundations spanning the USA, UK, France, Spain, Italy, the UAE and the Caribbean. Contact.

E-zine makes editorial appointments

Trisha Andres, formerly acting editor of Crane.tv, has been appointed editor. Trisha was previously a journalism associate at The Press Association. In her new role, she will be responsible for the day-to-day running of crane.tv as well as overseeing content for its five magazine channels: Art/Design/Fashion/Lifestyle/Travel. Press releases and invitations can be sent to Trisha. Contact.
Joey Abbiss-Stubbs will be joining Crane.tv as social media writer on 7 December. Joey is the best contact for Crane.tv blog contributions and competitions. Her contact details will be announced in due course.
Seyna Van Der Linden will be joining Crane.tv as researcher on 6 December. Her contact details will be announced in due course. Contact.

Staff changes and appointments at London-based PR agency

The following changes have taken place, or are due to take place, at Fearnhurst PR:
As of December 2010 Suzy Socker is taking on the Managing Director position, working alongside Sam Fearn. Suzy brings to FH PR over 9 years of fashion and retail experience having worked at a number of international and boutique agencies including Iris, GCI, and Halpern and has run high profile campaigns for BAA, Heathrow Terminal 5, Marks and Spencer, VW, Tesco and Victoria Secret.

Danielle Nathan has started as Executive Assistant to Sam Fearn. Before joining the Trust, Danielle was at leading PR agency Weber Shandwick for four years, working as the PA to the European Head of Healthcare.

Ella Wells has recently been promoted to Account Manager. Director Philippa Bloomfield begins her maternity leave in February 2011.


Client win for TCS

The Communications Store has been appointed to handle the consumer PR for Clarisonic. Contact.

Womenswear designer takes PR in-house

Avsh Alom Gur is now handling all press enquiries in-house. Contact.

Consumer title makes changes to fashion team

There have been a number of changes to the fashion team at Tatler:
Hannah Teare, previously senior fashion editor, has now been promoted to fashion director.
Anna Bromilow, previously fashion director, has been appointed fashion editor-at-large. Anna is currently on maternity leave and will return in January 2011. Contact.

PR agency appointed to represent fashion magazine

Forward PR has been appointed to represent bi-monthly magazine DISORDER - focusing on music, fashion, beauty, gaming, film and technology. Contact.

New freelance details for fashion & beauty journalist

Zara Kenyon, previously staff writer at Sugarscape.com, is now freelance and is looking for new challenges. Zara specialises in fashion, beauty and entertainment and most recently has been freelancing at Red Online. Zara is available for freelance commissions. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Gadgets, Grooming & Style at Canary Wharf
  • New CID Online and Bloggers Event
  • Kate Moss personal appearance for the launch of her latest fragrance, Vintage Muse
  • Uniqlo SS11 Press Day
  • 7 For All Mankind 10th Anniversary Party
  • A Christmas Night in with Mawi - Mawi has donated a selection of current, vintage, rare and unseen pieces from her private collection and will be on hand to provide style tips
Click here to see DIARYdates.

New details for interiors stylist

Freelance interiors stylist, Sally McEwan has changed her name to Sally Cullen. Specialising in every aspect of interior styling, from planning photo shoots to sourcing set designers and photographers Sally has also re-launched her website, which can be viewed at www.sally-cullen.com. The site features examples of her still life, interiors, room set and lifestyle work. Sally who has experience styling for a number of consumer magazines, press lookbooks, press shows and catalogues, is available for freelance work for consumer and trade publications, as well as press offices and clients. In addition Sally also has new contact details, press releases and look books should be forwarded to her new postal address. Contact.

New York couturier appoints UK PR

M+M Management has been appointed to represent New York couturier, Kim Hicks. Contact.

22 November 2010

Teen website appoints features intern

Following the departure of Zara Kenyon at sugarscape.com, Lauren O’Neill has joined the team as features intern. Contact.

Weekend supplement appoints assistant editor & fashion director

Sarah Tomczak, previously entertainment editor at Glamour, has been appointed assistant editor & fashion director on the Daily Mail’s supplement Weekend. Contact.

Features editor appointed on consumer title

Following the departure of Helen Bownass at X magazine, Sam Wood, previously deputy features editor has taken on the role of features editor. Contact.

Acting editor appointed on lifestyle title

Lucy Cleland, editor of Country & Town House is currently on maternity leave. In her absence Harriet Compston has been appointed acting editor. All fashion, food, travel, homes and interiors news should be directed to Harriet. Contact.

Digital & online editor commences new role today

Helen Russell has started today as digital and online editor at mariecliare.co.uk. Contact.

19 November 2010


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Warehouse SS11 Press Day
  • INHOUSE with SPARKLE; Designer Brands Shopping Event in aid of SPARKLE for Cancer Research UK
  • Cocosa 2nd Anniversary
  • Exclusive Sale Princesse tam tam, Chinti and Parker and more
  • Designer Lingerie Sale - Ayten Gasson, Playful Promises, Ell & Cee and Kiss Me Deadly
  • Curated by Lyle & Scott
  • MOVE IT dance event
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Journalist seeks your BIBA memories

Jan Collier is urgently seeking ladies of a certain age with fond memories and pictures of themselves 'back-in-the-day' wearing BIBA. Any stories would be welcome, even without the pictures. Contact

E-zine appoints fashion & beauty assistant

Following the departure of Rachel Kenworthy, Victoria Hall has been appointed online fashion and beauty assistant at redonline.co.uk. Red Online will launch in December. Contact.

Consumer magazine appoints acting senior editor

Natasha Poliszczuk, senior editor at Easy Living, is now on maternity leave. In her absence Ruth Caven, previously features assistant at The Sunday Telegraph's Seven magazine, will be covering Natasha’s role as acting senior editor. Ruth will commence her new role on 22 November. Contact.

Restructure at fashion PR

Blow PR has announced a restructure in its team. Jenny Lam (accounts include: Bryce Aime, Spijkers en Spijkers, J.Maskrey,Georgia Hardinge, Manjit Deu, Qasimi Womenswear, Flik Hall, Sarfraz, Philip Armstrong, Ekaterina Kukhareva, Jayne Pierson) is assisted by Lucy Davies and Jess Flood. Lauren Martin (accounts include: London Undercover, J.Smith Esquire, Izzue, Little Shilpa, Aqua, Fam Irvoll, Little Cupcakes (Fam Irvoll), Morphe, London Underground) is assisted by Jade Fung and Harriet Elsey. Ivan Moya Denia (accounts include: Charlie Le Mindu, Piers Atkinson, Bjorg, Katie Rowland, Snake&Dagger, Qasimi Homme, Varun Sardana, William Wilde) is assisted by Sarah Ditchi and Tess Sampson. Blow Presents clients are managed by Account Managers Calum Walsh (accounts include: RTW/Accessories, Adam Andrascik, Clare Whit, Emma Yeo, Eleanor Amoroso, Henriette Lofstrom, Soo-Jin Lee) and Frida Agren (accounts include: Iris van Herpen, Asher Levine, Asger Juel Larsen, Dean Sidaway, Rob Goodwin, Hasan Hejazi). Contact.

18 November 2010

Consumer magazine appoints editorial assistant

Samantha Webster has joined more! magazine as editorial assistant. Contact

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

  • Beauty Seen PR - all levels
  • Chalk PR - Account Manager
  • Talk PR - Beauty & Wellbeing Senior Account Manager/ Junior Account Director
  • Expert Beauty Magazine - Beauty Intern
  • Central London Fashion Agency - Account Manager/ Director
  • Aromatherapy Associates - Marketing Assistant
  • Foundation PR - Account Manager
Click here to see Job Lots.

DIARYdispatch: Make-up artist seeks fashion accessories

Make-up artist Candy Yeldham is requesting fashion accessories for a black and white themed for Carol Antony, an Irish singer, who is about to relaunch. Candy needs the accessories by the end of Tuesday next week. Contact.

Beauty intern confirmed

Amerley Ollennu has been appointed as Psychologies' beauty intern and will be assistant to beauty director, Eminé Ali Rushton. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Goodone Sample Sale
  • Relaunch of the Skin Wisdom skincare range
  • BROGA - The Irish Shoe Fair 2011 - Trade Fair for footwear suppliers and footwear buyers to meet at one central venue in Ireland
  • Food Glorious Food - interactive exhibition with lots of sound recordings and hands on areas
  • Vodafone London Fashion Weekend
  • P&G Beauty Event
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Fashion and lifestyle cotact changes at press office

Next Press Office has announced the following changes:
Acting PR Manager - Georgie Burton
Senior Press Officer (Fashion) - Vicky Sims
Press Officer (Fashion) - Lucy Taylor
Assistant Press Officer (Fashion) - Grace Kither
Senior Press Officer (Lifestyle) - Emma Hearne
Press Officer (Lifestyle) - Lisa Hunt
Assistant Press Officer (Lifestyle) - Jenna Wright
Press & Events Assistant - Clare Jones
Showroom Co-ordinator - Charlotte Pisani

New range of toiletries from TV personalities appoints

Aqua PR has been appointed to handle the launch and on-going PR campaign for the new Loose Women range of toiletries, due to be launched to the trade early 2011. Contact.

17 November 2010

PR agency announces four new fashion clients

H.PR London has added four new accounts to its fashion portfolio:
Nougat London, Khrysalis Couture, womenswear brand Borne by Elise Berger (launching for SS11), and British designer Nicole Murray. Contact.

Beauty PR announces new appointments

There have been a number of new appointments and promotions at Beauty Seen PR:
Natasha Hulme, previously at Modus Dowal Walker, has been appointed as Junior Account Executive. Natasha will support Robyn Seymour and Lauren Mills on brands including Cowshed, STEAMCREAM, Jergens Naturals and NARS. Dionne Cullen has been appointed as Junior Account Executive working alongside Harriet Gordon and Eloise Taylor. Dionne will be responsible for a number of brands including Topshop Make Up, Sienna X, Rituals and Nailease. Lauren Mills has been promoted to Junior Account Manager. Contact.

Natural beauty brand's in-house PR has a new address

Natural beauty brand Balance Me in-house PR has a new address. Contact.

Beauty PR wins new accounts

Beauty Seen PR has been appointed to oversee Revlon's PR for the UK, Europe and the Middle East until the end of the year. Revlon will continue to be led by Michelle Boon, working alongside the Revlon in-house PR team. Beauty Seen PR has also been appointed to handle the PR for NARS cosmetics, created by acclaimed make-up artist and photographer Francois Nars; and Decleor, Shiseido and Carita - part of The Shiseido Group. Contact.

PR appointed for concept store launch

Stephanie Churchill PR has been appointed to handle the press and publicity for the launch of Core Spirit's first stand alone concept store, opening mid-December on Bond Street, London. Contact

DIARYdispatch: Consumer magazine seeks promo items and samples for goody bags

Fused Magazine is hosting a Christmas shopping event with a large high street fashion retailer on Saturday 27 November. They will be giving the first 150 customers a goody bag and need items to include. Fused Magazine is looking for small items, samples or promo items to put in the bags. The audience will be teens - early 30's, fashion conscious women shopping for party outfits and christmas presents. The store is in one of Europe's largest shopping malls - Bullring in Birmingham and will see a huge footfall on the payday weekend. They also have an opportunity for a hair product company to be involved and have space to host a company to do demonstrations, giveaways and competitions. Fused Magazine will also be running competitions and promos via Twitter and Facebook so is open to ideas. e-mail kerry@fusedmagazine.com Contact.

Consumer title appoints editor

Adam Welch has been appointed editor of Wonderland magazine. Adam will oversee the magazine and will spearhead the relaunch of wonderlandmagazine.com. Huw Gwyther remains the publisher and editorial director of Wonderland, Man About Town and Rollacoaster Magazine. Contact

Conceptual leatherwork label appoints PR agency

TRACE Publicity has been appointed to represent conceptual leatherwork fashion label, Úna Burke. Contact

New PR & Marketing Executive appointed at beauty brand

Natural beauty brand Balance Me has appointed Leonie Flynn as PR & Marketing Executive to the in-house press office. Leonie, previously of L’Oréal Paris will be responsible for the press office and direct marketing campaigns. She will work alongside co-founder, Rebecca Hopkins. Contact.

Temporary move for PR agency

Greene & Sheppard PR has temporarily moved. Contact.

Savile Row womenswear tailor appoints PR

Savile Row womenswear tailor Nooshin Bakhshi has appointed Damson PR to handle her PR in the UK. Contact.

Womenswear distributor takes press office function in-house

Wholesale distributor, Scout has recently taken the press office function in-house for their women's fashion brands:
  • Coolchange - sarongs and resortwear
  • Doma - leather jackets and coats
  • James Jeans
  • T Los Angeles - separates
  • Nevenka

New publisher appointed at monthly consumer magazine

InStyle has announced the appointment of Sarah Hammond as publisher. Currently head of PR/communications for Diesel UK, Sarah has built up a wealth of experience with upmarket brands. Her previous posts also include time as marketing and communications director of Swarovski (SCP) and head of marketing for IPC’s Wallpaper*. She has also worked as a senior PR manager at L'Oreal Luxury. In her new role, Sarah will be in charge of the day to day running of InStyle and will report to publishing director Linda Swidenbank. Sarah takes up her new position on 13 December. Contact.

Fashion label takes press office in-house

Clemency London's press office will be in-house as of 24 November, with Katie Wilde appointed as the fashion label's in-house Press Officer. Contact.

Online fashion market appoints new PR

Kitch & Honey PR has been appointed to represent pretaportobello.com, the online fashion market selling fashion and accessories direct from Portobello Market, and other fashion markets such as Spitalfields, Camden and Brick Lane, London.

In addition, Kitch & Honey has now confirmed its new landline telephone number. Contact.

PR starts at make-up and hair brands

Sophie Oliver, formerly PR Executive at World Duty Free, has started as Press Officer for Maybelline New York & Garnier. Contact.

Online editor returns from maternity leave

Katie Columbus, online editor at Sky Showbiz, has returned from maternity leave. There have also been a few changes to the editorial line up. All fashion & beauty news should be directed to style editor Dana Karlson and style journalist Rebecca Cox. Contact


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Ideal Home Show 2011
  • Grand Designs Live London 2011
  • WORTH Le Pret-à-Porter Summer 2011
  • Upper Street Sample Sale
  • Ultimat Vodka Launch
  • Damian Allsop Chocolate and Krug tasting - An intimate, invite-only chocolate workshop with avant-garde British chocolatier Damian Allsop
  • He-Shi Self Tanning Launch Event
  • Westbourne Park Village Xmas Shopping Extravaganza - Three days of Special Shopping Discounts with Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and Entertainment. Brands include: The Westbourne, gusto, powervibe, Orit, Rosa's, Celia Birtwell, ray HARRIS, Pistol Panties, 77 Hair Salon, CARTER and BOND, BARBER & SHOP.
  • Chica host Art Against Knives Fashion Show (venue & time change)
  • Reebok Lifestyle, Womens Fitness and Mens Training SS11 Press Day
    (due to take place today but is now postponed until next week)
  • Clerkenwell Design Week
Click here to see DIARYdates.

16 November 2010

PR company re-brands and moves

Pure Garms, brand consultancy providing PR and product placement services, has rebranded to Haddon PR. The company also has a new address. Mark Haddon continues his work as a fashion stylist in addition to running Haddon PR. Contact.

Spa brand works with agency to raise awareness

Champneys will be working with The Outside Organisation to promote the Champneys brand and to raise awareness to existing and new consumers through celebrity endorsements. Contact.

PR agency changes location

Hammer & Kendall (PR) has a new postal address. Contact.

Agency represents new clients

LHA Represents has been appointed to represent photographer John Ross, stylist Abi Rogers and make-up artist Victoria Bond. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • The Lingerie Collective - pop-up boutique launch
  • Komodo store re-launch - The Komodo store now stocks some other great ethical and sustainable brands such as Monkee Genes, Stolen Thunder Jewellery, Nancy Dee, People Tree and Made Jewellery as well as their own ranges for men and women
  • Chica to host Art Against Knives Catwalk show - There are 200 seated tickets available with a starting price of £20.00 yet there will be complimentary standing opportunities at the back.
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Consumer title appoints beauty assistant

Samantha Freedman, previously beauty assistant at Stylist, has been appointed beauty assistant at Look magazine. Contact

Beauty agency wins several new clients

Chalk PR has recently won several new beauty accounts:
  • VISOANSKA - a new French, luxury skincare line with a reputation for anti-ageing products.
  • Browhaus - a new brow and lash grooming salon in Covent Garden, London.
  • d'Anu Skincare (Defending Against Nature’s Undoing) - naturally-derived and ethically-sourced skincare including d’Anu Arvore De Vida anti-ageing products; Gareth James by d’Anu haircare; thirteen d’Anu Face and Body products built on the benefits of benefits of sesame seed oil; and d’Anu Blooming Babe for pregnancy skincare.
  • Zelens Skin Science - anti-ageing, cosmeceutical day, night and eye creams.

PR moves to bigger space

H.PR London has moved into a bigger space at Archer Street Studios - please note the new studio number in the address. Contact.

New concept blow dry bar to open

Woodthorpe Communications has been appointed to represent The Blow Bar in Islington, London, offering 30 minute fashion hair styling for women. The salon is set to open at the end of the month, with an event to be held 30 November for VIPs and media. Contact.

National newspaper appoints features writer

Ticky Hedley-Dent, previously features editor at Tatler, has joined the Daily Mail as features writer. Contact

New digital and online editor appointed on e-zine

Marie Claire has announced the appointment of Helen Russell as digital and online editor. Helen is an experienced journalist and editor who has worked on national consumer titles both in print and online. Most recently channel editor at BSkyB, Helen’s previous positions include deputy editor at AllAboutYou, features editor on the launch of Grazia India, editor at Tatler Asia, and associate editor on Top Sante. In her new role Helen will be responsible for the day-to-day running of marieclaire.co.uk as well as overseeing the new Beauty Genius app and other digital developments. She will report to Marie Claire editor-in-chief Trish Halpin. Helen will commence her new role on the 22 November 2010 Contact.

Consumer title appoints beauty assistant

Following the departure of Philippa Pearne, Cassie Powney has now joined Cosmopolitan as beauty assistant. Contact.

Stylist on the move

Fashion, homes, interiors & still life stylist, Sophie Brown will have a new postal address from 20 November. Contact.

15 November 2010

Two Haircare brands appoints PR

Essence PR has retained the Joico professional hair care account following a change in UK distribution. Joico hair products offer targeted solutions to meet every hair types specific needs. The PR focus will incorporate trade awareness, consumer profiling and CSR initiatives.

Essence PR is launching the new Couture Hair range from celebrity hairdresser, Richard Ward. Richard Ward Couture Hair™ collection contains dual-function shampoos, conditioners, treatments and multi-tasking styling and finishing products. Essence PR will be focusing on a consumer campaign launch following its exclusive launch onto QVC in December. Contact.

New appointments at PR Agency

Katie Gunn, previously PR Assistant at Aveda, has joined Neville McCarthy Associates as Junior Account Executive, working across all beauty clients. Contact. Existing team member, Mary Shiels has been promoted to Senior Account Manager, looking after Melvita, Brut, Ponds, Global Keratin, CEW Beauty Awards and Givaudan. Contact.

Promotion at Salon Success/ Paul Mitchell

Sarah Young has been promoted to PR Executive at Salon Success/ Paul Mitchell, effective immediately. In addition, Abi Mason returns from maternity leave as PR Executive on 18 November. Contact.

Updated fashion & shopping editor at Red

Sam Baker and Nicola Rose have announced that Laura Fantacci is now fashion & shopping editor for Red magazine. Laura was already a contributor as acting shopping editor. Laura has plans to develop the section and the new changes will be starting from the March issue. Contact.

Creative agency on the move

Fre23 Media has a new address. Contact.

Beauty title announces editorial changes

Following Vitality Publishing’s acquisition of Hair magazine there have been a number of editorial changes:
Del Samat, previously style assistant is now beauty editor. Contact.
Jane Moscardini, previously editorial assistant has been promoted to beauty writer/ editorial co-ordinator.Contact.

New contact details for wedding title

Following Hubert Burda Media's acquisition of Wedding/Wedding Flowers, the team now has new contact details. Contact.

Consumer title appoints beauty writer

Danielle Fox, previously beauty assistant at Woman & Home has been promoted to beauty writer. Contact.

Regional title working on a wedding guide and seeks items for inclusion

Emma Newrick at Living North magazine is working on a Weddings Guide, and is seeking items for inclusion. This can be anything from news on a new collection of gowns to gifts, new perfumes and beauty products, honeymoon destinations and so on. Please e-mail suggestions, press releases and hi res images before 22 November. Ideally products will be stocked in the North East or available online. Contact.

Weekend Supplement appoints features editor

Catherine Gray, previously deputy features editor at Glamour, has now joined the News of the World’s Fabulous magazine as features editor. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Heal's Spring Summer Press Show
  • Cats got the seasonal cream . . . Arrogant Cat - Arrogant Cat celebrate the launch of two new lines in store
  • Two's better than one - Orange and T-Mobile Everything and Everywhere Christmas Party
  • John Frieda 2011 Press Preview
  • MAC's Terry Barber at Selfridges - discover the latest trends with MAC’s director of make up artistry, Terry Barber
  • Very.co.uk SS11 Press Show - Fashion (Womenwear, menswear and Childrenswear) and Lifestyle & Homes
Click here to see DIARYdates.

New beauty contact appointed at PR agency

Bianca Presto, Senior Account Director at Modus Dowal Walker, is on maternity leave from today. All relevant beauty enquiries should be directed to Barbie Kaffel, previously media relations officer at The Body Shop. Modus Dowal Walker is pleased to welcome Barbie back to the team as Junior Account Director where she will oversee the following brands: nails inc, Cover FX, NUXE, Plum by Mary Greenwell, Antonia’s Flowers and MLab. Contact.

12 November 2010


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • L.K. Bennett celebrate the launch of the 'Anna Bag' and The Life is the Occasion Campaign Ambassadors
  • Christopher Kane Sample Sale - cashmere, dresses, t-shirts, accessories
  • Lipsy SS11 Press Day
  • Launch of new bar and lounge No.92 AT NOTTING HILL BRASSERIE
  • Avon's Annual Beauty Bus Tour Press Event
  • The new rejuvenated skincare department launches at Selfridges
  • Lisa Oxenham (Marie Claire's beauty and style director) and make-up artist Jackie Tyson introduce the new Marie Claire beauty genius iphone app and briefly talk through the new celebrity trends for 2011
  • L'Oréal Press Event (change of date)
Click here to see DIARYdates.

PR appointed for launch of energy drink by consumer magazine

Brandnation has been appointed to handle the Playboy Energy Drink launch. The event will take place at Funky Buddha in Mayfair (See DIARYdates) and be hosted by Kelly Brook and Hope Dworaczyk (Playmate of the Year 2010). Contact.

New PR for jewellery and clothing label

Rose Tinted PR has been appointed to represent Designsix jewellery and clothing. The brand has recently launched a new ecommerce site. Contact.

11 November 2010

New press officer appointed at M&Co

Sarah Coventon is now press officer for ladieswear at M&Co. Sarah was previously in-house press officer at Warehouse. M&Co has been selling affordable clothing for over 50 years with nearly 300 high street stores. Contact.

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

  • Lands' End - Press Officer (Knightsbridge, London)
Click here to see Job Lots.

Teen magazine appoints fashion assistant

Jinny King has joined Shout magazine as part-time fashion assistant. Jinny will be working three days a week, Monday to Wednesday, assisting fashion editor Jenna Cutter. Contact


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Talk PR SS11 Talk Future Collections - Holly Fulton, Louise Gray and Michael van der Ham
  • Designer Sale UK (DSUK) Sample Sale
  • Feathers and Champagne - Exclusive view of La Perla's new line with sponsorship from Shu Uermura, Nails Inc, Suburbia, Chill Factor, The Closet, Hemingway Tailors, Obsidion, Hilton - Manchester.
  • A day with Alexandra Soveral (beauty oils and perfume), Modern Love (scarf collection and silk tops) and Zoe and Morgan (jewellery)
  • Estethica Press & Buyers Day
  • Elizabeth Lau Pop-Up Boutique
  • Time2 Watches Fashion Bloggers Event
  • National Make-Up Awards at Professional Beauty 2011 - The inaugural National Make-Up Awards will give recognition to the UK’s leading Make-Up Artists in the UK beauty industry.
  • Moët & Chandon sparkles in Manchester as the Town Hall fills with champagne to celebrate Christmas
  • Malibu Presents Alesha Dixon
  • The Body Shop & London College of Fashion unveils Spring 2011 Trend Collaboration
  • Katie Price Press Call - Launch of her new fragrance PRECIOUS LOVE

    Click here to see DIARYdates

UK Organic and recyclable beauty brand appoints PR

Vert PR has added The Green Grocery to its all natural and organic beauty portfolio. Vert PR will be launching Love Letter, a floral scent of Rose and Jasmine with a base note of Sandalwood in time for Valentine's Day. The scent is from a collection of four 100% organic solid scents. Contact.

Consumer home title announces new editorial line up

There have been additions to the editorial team at The English Home following the increase in frequency of the publication for 2011. The English Home will now be publishing 11 issues a year. The changes are as follows:

Katy Green, previously editorial assistant, has been promoted to staff writer.
Suzie Ball has been appointed editorial assistant.
Vivienne Hambly has been appointed features editor.
Rachel Crow has also joined the team as sub editor and will be working 2 days a week (Thursday – Friday.)
Sarah Kent, sub editor/writer, will be working three days a week (Monday – Wednesday.) Contact.

Urban street brand appoints PR

Urban street brand Izzue has appointed Blow to manage all its PR and press. The brand that derives out of Asia, headed under the umbrella brand I.T. has become a benchmark label for both men and woman on the high streets of Hong Kong, Korea and Japan. It is also stocked at Galeries Lafayette in both Berlin and Paris. Contact.

Luxury eyewear brand appoints PR

Boyd Norton Associates has been appointed to handle the press and PR for luxury eyewear brand TD Tom Davies. Contact.

New regulars editor appointed

Holly Treacy has replaced Sarah Ivory as the new regulars editor on BodyFit Magazine. Please contact Holly for any food or health related features. Contact

Staff appointments at fashion agency

Fashion agency Fearnhurst PR has appointed Laura Robinson as Senior Account Manager. Laura will be working across Fearnhurst’s roster of fashion clients, including TOMS shoes, Pandora, Rohan and Christys’ Hats, as well as new business.

Laura joins Fearnhurst from Frank PR, where she worked on the BlackBerry, Foot Locker, Long Tall Sally and Mybag accounts. Previous to this, she worked on the Rare account at Think Publicity.

In addition, Fearnhurst has appointed Grace Malden at Account Assistant. Grace will support the team across all accounts. Contact.

Consumer title appoints acting editor & fashion editor

Poppy Smith, acting editor at Cooler magazine, is now on maternity leave. In her absence, Posy Dixon has been appointed acting editor. In addition Britta Burger has been appointed acting fashion editor. Contact.

PR agency announces maternity leave cover

Kim Young, Assistant Communications Manager at Clinique, has announced her maternity leave starting 11 November. Mary Kate Trevaskis will be covering Kim's role as Acting Assistant Communications Manager. Contact.

10 November 2010

Period House magazine bought and renamed

Period House magazine has been bought by Kelsey Publishing Group, and renamed Period Homes & Interiors. The magazine will continue to be published monthly, with a new website to follow. All future enquiries regarding the magazine should be referred to the new editor Rachel Watson, or the new deputy editor Heather Seabrook. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Agent Provocateur SS11 Press Day
  • Bobbi Brown Launch
  • Playboy Energy Drink Launch Party - hosted by Kelly Brook and Hope Dworaczyk (Playmate of the Year 2010)
  • Alex Gerrard's New Line, Forever Unique, launches exclusively at Selfridges Trafford Centre
  • Matalan SS11 Press Day
  • Insilva an exhibit by Ada Zandition
Click here to see DIARYdates

New collection of self tanning products appoints PR

Vivid Public Relations has been appointed to handle the UK press and media relations for Crazy Angel - a new collection of self tanning products that are alcohol, paraben and mineral oil free. Contact.

British fashion and homeware retailer appoints PR

After an extensive six way pitch over three months, British fashion and homeware retailer Matalan has appointed Yellowdoor to manage the Public Relations of their women’s, men’s, children and homeware collections. Contact.

Hobbs press office has moved

Hobbs' Head Office, including the press office, has now moved. Contact.

09 November 2010

Australian skincare company appoints new PR

Boudoir PR has been appointed to handle the press and PR for Invisible Zinc, an Australian company that offers natural sun and environmental skin protection. The company uses its own patented version of ‘micronised zinc’ technology to offer a physical screen against UV rays. Contact.

New address for locations agency

Locations agency Unitbase.co.uk has moved to a new address. Contact.

New home and lifestyle blog launches

New home and lifestyle blog ACHICA Living (www.achicaliving.com) has been launched. The blog is written by freelance journalist Emily Peck, who also writes for magazines such as Woman&Home, Stuff and Grand Designs. The ACHICA Living blog is also written by Pip McCormac from The Sunday Times Style. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Liz Parry PR SS11 Press Day
  • CREAM Official Launch Party - To celebrate the launch, Beautcamp are offering all our guests TWO hour-long Pilates sessions worth £48.00. Beautycamp combines the three fitness routines in one hour: weight-lifting, circuit training and Pilates. To receive the sessions free, visit www.beautcamp.co.uk, click the 'Join' button, complete the form and click 'Amika' in the drop-down menu
  • National Beauty Week
  • Smoke PR SS11 Press Day
  • L'Oréal Hair Launch
  • Launch of new craft salon Homemade London
  • Fashion Business Club (FBC) Event - featuring Yasmin Sewell & Lauretta Roberts
  • Forever 21 exclusive preview of its new Bullring store
  • Sandro Flagship Store launch hosted by Evelyne Chétrite with special guest DJ Alexa Chung
  • Fine Cell Work - Christmas Emporium
  • An Exclusive Evening for Stylists and Image Professionals - Guest speaker Mary Spillane, Managing Partner, Imageworks
  • New CID Cosmetics Online and Bloggers Event (postponed)
  • Ambit Covers - new exhibition displaying 50 of AMBIT magazine’s most iconic covers. This exhibition is a rare opportunity to see works by some of this century’s leading artists and illustrators, at the pivotal point in their career - just as they emerged on to London’s art scene.

Click here to see DIARYdates

Fashion stylist launches new fashion blog

New fashion blog, Anita Darling (www.AnitaDarlingUbhi.com), set up by London-based fashion stylist Anita Ubhi, has now launched. Contact.

Fashion boutique group appoints PR

Cow PR has been appointed to represent Moda in Pelle and will be responsible for creative consumer campaigns, trade and corporate PR alongside a press office that includes seasonal press events. Contact.

Beauty columnist appointed on national newspaper supplement

From 1 January Sali Hughes will be taking over as beauty columnist on The Guardian Weekend magazine. The new page will be very different from the existing Lauren Luke page, to include an opinion column as well as a selection of products tested by Sali. Both will be more trend-driven and thoughtful, in line with the fashion columns overleaf. Sali is already working on the first four columns, which will be filed over the next fortnight. Sali will continue to write features for The Guardian, Red, Grazia, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, as well as continue her regular weekend slot on BBC Radio 5Live. Contact.

08 November 2010

New beauty e-zine launches

Expert Beauty Magazine is now online. Expert Beauty magazine will be a one-stop shop for aesthetic beauty advice, straight from the experts. The online magazine aims to offer readers reliable and trusted information about the risks, benefits and new developments in beauty, surgical and non-surgical procedures and wellbeing. Content is written by leading doctors and surgeons alongside renowned beauty and health journalists. The upcoming blog feature will showcase the latest anti-ageing and beauty products - all product and news stories should go to webeditor@expertbeauty.com. The third issue of the print magazine (out in March) will have a Skin Special, looking at lasers, sun protection, scars, among other things - all stories for the printed issue should be sent to editor@expertbeauty.com. Contact.

Womenswear designer and fine jewellery label appoints PR

Intelligent PR has been appointed to handle the PR for womenswear designer Lilee and new fine jewellery label Privé. Contact.

Scarves wraps and stoles label appoints PR

Claire Norrish PR has been appointed to handle the press and PR for new label Mercy Delta founded in 2010 by fashion agent Katie Lightfoot and designer Winnie Lee. Contact.

NewGen recipient appoints representation

MACHINE-A has been appointed to represent four times NewGen recipient Craig Lawrence. Craig continues to work closely with Katie Shillingford and is acclaimed for his use of unconventional materials, experimental techniques and the conceptual strength of his collections. Craig Lawrence’s SS11 collection is now on display in the MACHINE-A windows with exclusive pieces from the designer available for purchase in-store. Contact

Fashion, beauty and lifestyle PR agency makes appoint

Sam Fogelman (née Rose) has joined Entice Communications. Sam will be working accross Entice's fashion, beauty, health & fitness accounts. Contact.

PR agency has a new address

Wingfield PR has a new address. Contact.

London-based milliner appoints PR

British designer Nasir Mazhar has appointed Goodley PR to handle his press and all PR enquiries. The London-based milliner retains his approach of redesigning the classic form of hats and experimenting with baseball caps, visors, flat, military and rasta caps. The SS 2011 collection sees the designer interpreting various traditional headwear: with eclectic design inspiration ranging from hair styles, nationality, religious costume, dancehall, sportswear and street culture. Contact.

Features editor commences new role today

Carly Hobbs, previously deputy features editor at Love it!, has started her new role as features editor at Sugar magazine today. Contact.

05 November 2010

Weekend supplement announces beauty contact

Online beauty writer, Lauren Naylor, is now the best contact for all beauty enquiries for The Sun’s saturday supplement Buzz magazine. Contact

PR announces pair of lifestyle client wins

Sophie Luis PR is now looking after Cinderella, creating natural cleaning products, and Linden Leaves, a New Zealand bodycare range. Contact.

Skincare brand appoints PR

Calthrop PR has been appointed to handle PR for Monu Professional Skincare. Contact.

PR announces fashion client wins

M+M Management has been appointed to handle the PR for online jewellery boutique My Flash Trash and luxury cashmere scarf label, ahilya. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Reiss SS11 Press Preview
  • Drapers Fashion Summit 2010
  • FOSSIL SS11 Press Day
  • Press launch of the Bovey Castle Weight Loss Academy - Exclusive 2-day press preview of the new Bovey Csatle Weight Loss Academy and boot-camp in Dartmoor National Park which launches to the public in Jan 2011
  • head&shoulders Blow Dry Bar
  • House Beautiful Awards 2010
Click here to see DIARYdates

Travel retailer makes PR appointment

Travel retailer World Duty Free (WDF) has appointed Stephanie Rodgers as freelance PR Executive replacing Sophie Oliver. Stephanie will commence her work on Monday 8 November. Contact.

From Wednesday 17 November Sophie Oliver will be returning to L’Oréal Group's Consumer Products Division with a new role as Press Officer for Maybelline New York & Garnier. Details to be announced.

PR agency announces pair of menswear wins

Stephanie Churchill PR has announced two new client wins. It is to handle the press and publicity for underwear brand Luis & Juke and for the launch of the men’s swimwear & underwear divisions of brand Oiler & Boiler. Contact.

Luxury leather handbag brand appoints PR

British luxury leather handbag label Carmen Woods has re-appointed Push PR for their SS11 collection and all other press activity. Contact.

Consumer title appoints deputy editor & associate editor

ELLE Decoration has appointed Anabel Cutler as deputy editor. Anabel will commence her new role in January and her contact details will be announced in due course. In addition Claire Barrett, former editor of Grand Designs magazine, has joined ELLE Decoration as associate editor. Contact.

High fashion brand appoints new PR

Elie Saab has announced the appointment of Louise Kahrmann as in-house PR for the UK. This is in addition to Louise’s current position as PR for France. All UK press and PR activities will be handled in-house by Louise. All requests relating to samples, press releases, visuals, and show invitations, for the ready accessories, Haute Couture and bridal collections, should be addressed to Louise. Contact.

04 November 2010


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Tatty Devine's, Covent Garden Boutiques 1st Birthday Party
  • SayMore PR Press Days
  • Chocolate Factory Open Studios Featuring Natthakur
  • Luxury Wedding Show
  • Space.NK launch
  • Laura Mercier SS11 Press Day
  • Braille Press Party
Click here to see DIARYdates

New beauty director at consumer monthly

Eminé Ali Rushton has joined Psychologies magazine as beauty director. Contact.

03 November 2010

Journalist seeks Essential Gym Kit for consumer monthly

Freelance style writer Clare Taylor is looking for items suitable for an 'Essential Gym Kit' Feature (to run in February Issue of Zest). Primarily looking for hi-res images of training pants, tops, kit bags, sports socks and MP3 players.... all items must retail at under £30. Deadline is 4 November 12pm. Contact.

New PR for Beauty expert´s website

Mantelpiece PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Nicky Hambleton-Jones’ website Look & Feel Younger, www.lookandfeelyounger.tv. Mantelpiece PR can be contacted with enquiries regarding the website and all things beauty-relevant. Contact.

02 November 2010

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

  • Pegasus PR - Account Director
  • Beauty Test & Perfect - Freelance PR | PR intern
  • Primal PR - Senior Account Manager
  • Pegasus PR - Account Executive
  • JFL Search & Selection - PR Manager (in-house beauty brand)
  • Cirkle - Account Executive
  • Fuel PR - Junior Account Executive
  • Wizard PR - Account Manager
Click here to see Job Lots.

New artist management agency launches

Andrea Blood, a former director of T Photographic and senior agent at Balcony Jump, has announced the opening of Blood & Co Artist Management, the new boutique fashion and beauty photography artist management agency, based in Shoreditch. Photographers Blair Getz Mezibov, Jenny Hands, Josh van Gelder and Kristian Schuller have all separately signed to the agency's roster. Recent clients include All Saints, Ghost, Dove, Wella, Channel 4 and Rolls Royce. Blood has over ten years experience in the industry as an agent and producer. Contact.

Agency adds photographer to artist roster

Photographer Grace Huang has joined the artist roster at Blood & Co Artist Management. Grace’s clients include: Dove, Red, Boden, Saks of Fifth Avenue, Olay, Roc, Johnson & Johnson. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • RalphLauren.com Celebrates 10 Years of Digital Innovation & the Launch of New, Digital Flagship in the UK
  • RANDOM magazine end of year party
  • M.A.C SS11 Trend Presentation
  • Opening of Hannspree's first European store
  • Noire Label Launch
  • Sainsburys SS11 Home and Lifestyle Press Day
  • Laura Mercier SS11 Press Day
Click here to see DIARYdates

Luxury womenswear label appoints PR

M+M Management has been appointed to represent luxury womenswear label, Rohmir. Originating from Monaco, Rohmir is a ready-to-wear brand founded in 2007 by Russian-born designer, Olga Roh. Contact

01 November 2010

Designer outlet chain appoints PR

McArthurGlen Designer Outlets, the first to launch the designer outlet concept to the UK and now with 19 Centres across Europe, has appointed Rain Communications to handle its UK corporate and consumer PR brief. Rain UK will take on the UK corporate brief and from 1 January 2011 the consumer and centre level PR brief. The Rain UK team, led by MD Delia Hyde, will report into McArthurGlen’s Marketing Director Shaeren McKenzie. Contact.

Eyebrow brand appoints PR

Monty PR have been appointed PR agency to blink, the walk-in eyebrow bar and eyebrow shaping product. Contact.

New address for London based PR company

Clare Forde PR have moved offices. Contact

Online fashion boutique appoints PR

Bright Light PR has been appointed to handle the PR for online boutique TheRemedi.co.uk. Bright Light PR will manage its press office functions, promoting the brands collections and generate brand awareness. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • TIGI Catwalk Trends Presentation - presented by European Creative Director; TIGI’s Nick Irwin and the TIGI creative team
  • DKNY JEANS SS11 Press Day
  • Topshop SS11 Press Day (change of date)
  • Intelligent PR SS11 Press Day
  • Tracey Neuls / TN_29 Sample Sale
  • The DoctorBrand Skincare Press Launch
Click here to see DIARYdates

London model agency appoints PR

Fluorescent PR has been appointed to handle the PR for First Model Management. The boutique model agency was founded in 2007 by Gareth Roberts. The agencies ethos was to create a boutique style environment where all models represented were given equal time and focus, benefiting from the teams extensive experience and knowledge. With this ethos still firmly strong, 2010 sees the agency undergo an exciting re-branding. First Model Management’s board spans Women, New Faces and Men’s. Contact.

Beauty writer appointed on consumer title

Philippa Pearne has started her new role at Glamour today as beauty writer. Contact

Changes to fashion team on national newspaper

Alice Olins, fashion & beauty writer at The Times, is now on maternity leave. All fashion enquiries should be directed to deputy fashion editor Carolyn Asome. Contact

Consumer magazine appoints assistant editor

Matthew Warren, previously commissioning (features) editor on The Daily Mail, has started as assistant editor at The Lady today. Matt's contact details have yet to be confirmed, in the interim Matt can be contacted on matwarren@yahoo.co.uk Contact.

Online beauty editor seeks Christmas products

Karen Reiss at DiscoverBeauty.co.uk is looking to receive hi-res visuals of Christmas Gift Sets or limited edition beauty products - ideally over £20.00. Contact.

Women's lifestyle consumer magazine to publish first ever regional edition for North West UK

Good Housekeeping magazine has produced its first-ever regional edition, to go on sale across 6,000 outlets in the North West. The December issue, which goes on sale November 4, includes ten pages of local editorial content especially for readers in Merseyside, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales, along with six ad pages targeted to the region. The 16 page section includes pages of Christmas guides to gifts sourced locally in the North West, real-life stories from successful North-Western female businesswomen, and a column from Liverpudlian journalist Susan Lee. It also showcases the best travel destinations, restaurants, and events in the region, and features local food and produce. The regional edition will be available on both newsstands and to subscribers, in both standard and travel sizes. In total, 70,000 copies of the edition have been produced for the North West. Contact.

IPC deputy editor returns from maternity leave

Andrea Ventress, deputy editor of Wedding/ Wedding Flowers, has returned from maternity leave. Contact.

PR Coordinator appointed at beauty PR consultancy

Pip Walsh joins Space.NK as PR Coordinator on 1 November and will be supporting Caroline Pugh, PR & Communications Manager. Space.NK will be handling all PR in house from 1 November, with FLAX PR remaining as strategic PR consultants for the brand. Contact.