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
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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.