29 June 2010

Freelance journalist listed

Tomorrow (Wednesday 30 June) is Lena Weber's last day at QueensOfVintage.com, where she is editor. A new editor has not yet been appointed. Lena will now be available for freelance writing commissions, specialising in vintage. Contact.

Organic denim pioneers appoint chairman

Miles Gray, formerly CEO of Ben Sherman has been appointed as chairman of organic denim pioneers, Monkee Genes www.monkeegenes.co.uk. Gray has teamed up with organic denim specialist Phil Wildbore to strengthen the team behind the Monkee Genes brand. Monkee Genes will be showcasing their Spring/Summer 2011 collection at fashion trade show BREAD & BUTTER this coming July. Contact.

New client wins for PR company

Tally Communications has recently been appointed to handle the press and PR for discount website shoppingvouchers.co.uk and also high-end interior design company Wrothams. www.wrothams.com. Contact.

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Firetrap - The eleventh Summer fashion show and after party (Tonight)
  • Ruth Kaye Design launches BLOCK - a new range of stationery and luxury paper products
  • Karen Millen Christmas in July
  • Full Circle at Stitch Menswear Spring/Summer 2011
  • E One Six London debuts Spring/Summer 2011 collection at Stitch Menswear
See DIARYdates

Client wins for Bloody Gray PR

Bloody Gray PR has recently been appointed to represent fashion brands Kumiko Watari and Julia Dias' CULIETTA. Contact.

Addition to beauty distributor`s press office

Abigail Shiers has joined team Coty. Abi will be working with Amy Wanstall up until 9 July when she will be replacing Amy as PR Assistant. Abi will be working across all of Coty's brands. Contact.

Hair and beauty editor returns from maternity leave

Jane MacArthur has returned from maternity leave and will now take up the position of Editor of both Hairflair and Beauty & Hairstyles Only magazines. Conatct.

Afua Adom (née Acheampong) will take on the role of Editor at Blackhair magazine, of which she was previously Acting Editor. Conatct.

Wingfield PR changes

Wingfield PR has been appointed to represent women's fashion label Apricot, available in 9 stores nationwide in concessions including New look, Debenhams and House of Fraser. Also available online. Contact.

In addition, Wingfield PR announces the appointment of Kelly Slociak as Account Director. Kelly was previously at Halpern PR. Contact.