14 December 2010

Appointment and promotion at beauty brand

At the Clarins press office Jennifer McGarrigle has been appointed PR Assistant, replacing Alexandrea Daniel. Jini Sanassy has been promoted from Senior Press Officer to Assistant PR Manager. Shoshana Gillis remains PR Manager. Contact.

Leading men`s title appoints style editor

Jessica Punter, currently fashion director of FHM, is to start as style & grooming editor of GQ on 4 January 2011. Contact.

Having joined FHM in 2001 as fashion assistant, Jessica quickly worked her way through the ranks. In her current role she is responsible for all style and grooming content for the magazine.

GQ's editor Dylan Jones comments "I’m thrilled that Jessica is joining us... Our ever-expanding grooming section has also become an increasingly important focus - there’s no one better to continue our dominance editorially, as well as to oversee our prestigious annual Grooming Awards."

Jessica Punter adds "I’m very excited to be joining the market leader, and it’s a privilege to be part of such an esteemed team. I’m really looking forward to new beginnings in the New Year."

Jessica replaces Jodie Harrison who recently left GQ to join Mr Porter as editor. Contact.

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Fashion team changes on newspaper supplement

There have been some changes within the fashion department at Celebs On Sunday (the Sunday Mirror Magazine):
Celebs On Sunday's style director Annabel Kerman has now left to go on maternity leave.
Charlotte Adsett, previously fashion editor at the magazine, is covering the style director position until Annabel returns next year. Charlotte is working 3 days a week in this role (the exact days will differ each week).
Carly Stevens, previously fashion assistant, has been promoted to fashion stylist.
Michelle Howard, previously junior fashion assistant, has been promoted to fashion assistant.

Luxury fashion and accessories brand appoints press officer

Pauline Vilbert has been appointed Press Officer as Herm├Ęs. Contact.

Lifestyle magazine announces new company and appointments

Random Magazine has announced that Random LIVE will be the new brand name for the company, encompassing all areas of the business, print, online and events. 2011 will take Random LIVE from a magazine to a full lifestyle brand. With the new name come new emails for all the existing team and the announcement of new team members. Rivkie Baum has been promoted from editor to editor in chief and has replaced Tomo Kembery. Tomo Kembery remains the director/executive creative director of the magazine. Oscar Alexander-Lundberg has been appointed creative director for the magazine and will work alongside Tomo. A new editor and fashion editor is yet to be confirmed. Contact.

New Head of Menswear for fashion house

Nicole Farhi has announced the appointment of Massimo Nicosia as Head of Menswear for the brand’s Nicole Farhi and Farhi by Nicole Farhi collections. Previously, Massimo headed the Menswear collections at Pringle of Scotland and Alessandro Dell’Acqua. Nicole Farhi will be presenting his first Menswear collection for the brand during Milan Fashion Week in January 2011. Contact.

Fashion in-house PR appointment

Eloise Hautcoeur, previously in-house at Lucy in Disguise, is now Press Assistant at Vivienne Westwood. Contact.

Consumer title makes editorial changes

There have been some changes to the team at .Cent magazine:
Aliona Shiryaeva has joined as editorial assistant. In addition Harry Cresswell has been appointed web assistant. Danny Sullivan will also join the team as fashion assistant and will commence his role on 6 January 2011. Contact.

Fashion contact changes at national newspaper supplement

Benita Adesuyan, previously editorial assistant at Sunday Express supplement: S Magazine, has been appointed commissioning editor, and is no longer handling enquiries for fashion. For fashion returns contact Lindsay Judge. For general fashion enquiries, press releases, samples, invites etc please contact Charlie Wells, deputy fashion editor. Contact.

Teen magazine announces editorial changes

There have been some changes to the editorial team at Sugar magazine:
Kate Lucey, previously editorial assistant, has been promoted to junior writer. Cari Thomas has replaced Kate and has been appointed editorial assistant. In addition Orouj Tamimi, previously features assistant, has been appointed junior writer. Contact.

Consumer title appoints fashion assistant

Catherine Hudson has joined Junior magazine as fashion assistant. Contact.


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