11 June 2010

Celebrity fashion label has new PR Manager

Project D, the fashion range created by Dannii Minogue and Tabitha Somerset Webb, has appointed Amy Davies as PR Manager. Amy brings experience from her former role as PR Manager at ASOS. Contact.

Amy Betsworth (née Hegarty) returns to Coty

Coty has welcomed Amy Betsworth (née Hegarty) back following maternity leave. Amy returns, newly promoted, as Deputy Communications Manager. Contact.

Coty have now appointed Linsey Reay as a permenant member of the press office following her cover of Amy's leave. As a result of Amy's return, Linsey has new contact details. Contact.

Fashion editor goes freelance

After more than five years as fashion editor at Marie Claire, Sasha Barrie is now available for freelance commissions, contributing roles, and any suitable permanent opportunities. During her time at Marie Claire, Sasha was responsible for the iconic 101 fashion pages, and more recently has contributed to the Straight into Style fashion and shopping section. Sasha is represented by A&R Photographic Agency and would like all press releases, media information and other enquiries to be directed to her new freelance details. Contact.

Fashion editor launches new online men's fashion magazine

Jocks&Nerds Magazine, www.jocksandnerdsmagazine.com, is a new online men's fashion magazine created by Marcus Ross, who has previously worked as the fashion editor ot i-D and fashion director of Vice Magazine. The magazine's content is completely exclusive including fashion shoots and video interviews, with a particular focus on the history and cultural influences on fashion. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Wolsey Autumn Winter 2010/2011 preview
  • Tara Lacey sample sale & press opportunity to view Spring/Summer 2010 collection
  • Artist Talk, by Tolly Nason
  • UK press launch of new collaboration between Roche Bobois and Jean Paul Gaultier
  • Oregon Scientific Wellness collection launch
See DIARYdates.

Award winning London based accessory label appoints global PR

Chris&Tibor, the London based accessory label, has appointed Siim Kohv as global publicist for the brand. Founded and designed by Chris Liu and Tibor Matyas, graduates of the London College of Fashion, the label is well known for its collaborations with international designers. Contact.

British heritage men and womenswear brand appoints PR

Sister PR has been appointed by British heritage brand Wolsey. Wolsey re-launches with its Autumn Winter 2010/2011 collection having developed a full menswear range that is contemporary yet true to the brand’s 250 year heritage. Contact.

New fashion director appointed on luxury title

Marcella Martinelli has been appointed fashion director for the luxury magazine JF-W. Marcella is also now represented by Terri Manduca. Contact.

Cosmetics brand appoints agency to handle UK social media strategy

STYLISA has been appointed by luxury cosmetic brand Babor to develop and manage its social media strategy in the UK. Contact.

Fashion writer and stylist has a new blog

Fashion writer and stylist Clare Taylor is now blogging at andgodcreatedfashion on all things fashion and style related and is accepting news on launches and events. Contact.

Online footwear retailer appoints PR

Becky White PR has been appointed to handle the press and PR for online footwear retailer SoYouShoes. Contact.

New Press Director of FBC

Penelope Sacorafou has been appointed as Press Director of FBC. Penelope is an experienced PR, she writes for multiple publications (seasoned blogger and social media specialist) and a fashion scout. Penelope will replace Myka Volney and serve as FBC’s key point of contact for press and will maintain and develop FBC’s presence across mainstream traditional media as well as FBC’s social media channels. Contact.