23 November 2010

Watch & jewellery communications consultancy launches in London

LatiĆ©nne 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. LatiĆ©nne 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
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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.