12 May 2010

Fashion stylist Sarah Nash appoints new management

Carol Hayes Management has recently taken on up-and-coming fashion stylist Sarah Nash, who counts ASOS and Fenchurch among her clients. Contact.

Robindira Unsworth jewellery appoints PR

Stephanie Weaver PR is now handling the press and PR for Robindira Unsworth jewellery. Contact.

Cosmopolitan Bride appoints fashion assistant

Alice Burnfield has been appointed fashion assistant at Cosmopolitan Bride and will commence her new role on the 28 May 2010. Contact.

New PR contact at Exsus

Genevieve Lucy is now the marketing and PR contact for privately-owned tour operator, Exsus. Contact.

Floral venues

Victoria Kyme has two potential client venues for fashion, beauty and lifestyle shoots. One is Clifton Nurseries - London's oldest plant nursery, with space for indoor and outdoor shoots requiring a floral/botanic/gardening theme. The other is Long Barn Growers and Distillers (formerly Long Barn Lavender) in Hampshire, near Winchester. Long Barn opened a new, large bespoke oak barn last November for its new shop. It is surrounded by a lavender plantation providing a backdrop for outdoor shoots in a lavender field. Contact.

Editorial changes at Sugar magazine

Samantha Wood, formerly celebrity editor, is now assistant editor. She will still look after Sugar covers, but will also now oversee the features and celebrity team.
Lucy Vine, formerly senior writer, is now entertainment editor liaising with PRs and looking after all entertainment content.
Kate Wills, formerly staff writer, is now senior writer (commissioning). She will continue to work across both celebrity and features, but will also now be in charge of commissioning.
Real life story ideas should now go to Kate and Samantha, as well as features assistant Orouj Tamimi and celebrity press releases should go to Samantha and Lucy. Contact.

SHOP London new contact details

SHOP London's editorial team have new email addresses. Contact.

Beauty store Nature‘s Boutique and travel device Zap-It! appoints PR

Vert PR has been appointed to work on a festival essentials PR project for online natural/organic beauty store, Nature's Boutique. Vert PR is also now representing Zap-It! a handy travel device that brings fast relief from mosquito and other insect bites. Contact.

Editorial changes at Grazia

Caroline Barrett, previously acting assistant editor has now been appointed assistant editor at Grazia. Caroline takes over from Michelle Davies, who will not be returning to her previous role following her maternity leave. Michelle take up her new position of editor-at-large at Grazia as of the 1st of June 2010.

fashionair.com ceases adding new content

The future of fashionair.com is currently uncertain, with production of new content on the site having stopped.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Goldsmiths' Fair press preview dinner
  • my-wardrobe.com pop-up denim bar launch
  • World Duty Free Christmas showcase
  • Ann Summers Autumn/Winter 2010 press launch
  • Wolf & Badger new designers launch party
  • YSL beauty event rescheduled 29/07/10
  • Clerkenwell Design Week
  • Juliet Dunn sample sale
  • Clive Christian luxury perfume launch
  • Ethical fashion sample sale
  • Chantelle and Passionata lingerie bra fitting press event
  • Bond Street Culture & Heritage Week
  • 95.8 Capital FM’s Summertime ball
  • Hornvale clearance sale
  • CH Carolina Herrera Autumn/Winter press day
  • Beauty Launch
See DIARYdates.

New appointments made at Drapers

Drapers has made two new fashion desk appointments. Senior news reporter Laura Weir has been promoted to fashion editor and Marie Davies has been appointed fashion writer. Drapers is currently working on its seasonal Look Book specials which include womenswear, menswear and footwear and accessories shoots. If you represent fashion brands with a wholesale stockist base please contact Marie Davies with enquiries. Suzanne Bearne has taken up the role of senior reporter on the news desk and starts her role tomorrow. Contact.

Mark Hill Hair Cosmetics & Mark Hill Electricals appoints PR

Modus Dowal Walker has been appointed to handle all press and PR for Mark Hill Hair Cosmetics & Mark Hill Electricals (product and profile). Contact.

Hari’s salon appoints PR

Ripe and Ready PR has been appointed to handle media relations for Hari’s salon in Knightsbridge. This includes the launch of a new salon later this Summer. Contact.

Jewellery designer Kiki McDonough appoints PR

Lifestyle PR agency specialising in luxury and prestige brands, APR Communications, has been appointed to handle the PR of jewellery designer Kiki McDonough based in Symons Street, London SW3. Kiki McDonough, who is this year celebrating 25 years in the business, specialises in unique colour combinations and semi-precious gems set with diamonds. APR Communications will be implementing a comprehensive consumer lifestyle media relations campaign to drive brand awareness around Kiki McDonough’s 25th anniversary, to launch the new online store and Kiki, a new fragrance on sale in the Autumn. Contact.

Green room product placement at UK Summer festivals

The green rooms of the following UK music festivals are now open to receive beauty, health & lifestyle products for gifting to the festival artists and VIP guests. Both male & female products required:
  • DOWNLOAD (Donnington Park)
  • HARD ROCK CALLING (Hyde Park London)
  • WIRELESS (Hyde Park London)
  • T In The Park (Scotland)