31 March 2011

Fused Magazine seeks beauty products for new coverage

The Fashion Channel at Fused Magazine is looking to do more beauty coverage, including tried and tested pieces and reviews. Sample products falling in the categories listed below should be forwarded on to Kerry O'Coy (née Thomas) at Fused Magazine, 2 Kings Parade, Birmingham B4 7LN. Contact.
  • Gelato shades of nail colour - Nails in pastel shades of pinks, creams, greens etc that are reminiscent of Italian Ice Cream
  • New season colour trends and scents from brands - New looks and products being releasing in April and May for the forthcoming summer season
  • Summer tanning and block - New fake tans and sun block products
  • Men's skin care products
  • Moisturisers and eye care
  • Men's haircare products
  • Shampoos and styling

Woodthorpe Comms. wins UK launch of Starlettos

Woodthorpe Comms. has been appointed for the UK launch of Starlettos this spring. Starlettos are non-slip heel protectors which can be put on any 8mm-14mm width heel tip to help avoid them sinking into the grass, or slipping on polished floors. Star-shaped, lightweight and flexible, Starlettos are available in clear, crystal or colour from Debenhams nationwide (RRP £5.99). Contact.

DIARY dates

  • Cube PR AW11 Press Day
  • Belstaff AW11 Press Day
  • Aminika Wilmont AW11/12 Press Day
  • Bestseller AW11 Press Day
  • Susan Crewe and Kate Slesinger celebrate the sixth issue of HOTELS by DESIGN, House and Garden
  • Condé Nast Traveller The Hot List
  • Tea & Cake PR AW11 Press Day
  • Y-3, adidas SLVR, adidas Originals AW11 Press Day
  • Goodley PR AW11 Press Day (date change)
  • Clemency London AW11 Press Day (date change)
  • Mothers eat for free at Gilgamesh this Mother's Day
  • ModelCo & Dannii Minogue Product Launch
See DIARYdates.

Bray Leino PR has new contact details

Bray Leino PR has opened a new London office. The address for the Bristol office remains the same. Contact.

Fossil UK appoints PR and Marketing Assistant

Joanne Kirkwood has joined the Fossil UK press office as PR & Marketing Assistant. Contact.

New address for Liz Matthews PR

As of 1st April 2011 Liz Matthews PR has a new postal address. The telephone number will remain the same. Contact.

New nursery and pre-natal brand appoints PR

PJP Partnership has been appointed to represent By Carla, a pre-natal and nursery brand which recently launched at Harrogate. Contact.

Team appointment at TONI&GUY Media

Lucy Lamming has joined TONI&GUY Media as PR Coordinator for label.m Haircare/ TONI&GUY Electricals. Lucy will be working alongside Carolyn Whitehorne, Head of Product PR & Communications. Contact.

Stella magazine appoints fashion assistant

Following the departure of Sophie van der Welle, Francesca Graddon has joined The Sunday Telegraph's weekend supplement Stella magazine as fashion assistant. Contact.

30 March 2011

New lifestyle PR agency launches

KK Communications is a new luxury lifestyle PR agency founded by Katrina Kutchinsky, specialising in restaurants, bars, hotels, nightclubs and other high-end brands. Contact.

Front Row PR appoints PR assistant

Emma Kelleher has joined Front Row PR as PR assistant. Emma was previously PR intern at Alexander McQueen. Contact.

Mydaily.co.uk appoints senior writer

Sarah Karmali, contributing style writer at Marieclaire.co.uk, will be leaving to join MyDaily.co.uk as senior writer. Sarah’s last day in the office is today and she will commence her new role on 4 April, contact details will be confirmed in due course. Contact.

Condé Nast Traveller appoints retail editor

Thea Darricotte, previously executive retail editor at Brides magazine, has been appointed retail editor at Condé Nast Traveller. Contact. Thea takes over from Christina Arfwedson who has been appointed executive retail editor & managing editor of supplements at Vanity Fair magazine. Contact

O'Connor Publicity appointed by Ibiza Retreats

O'Connor Publicity has been appointed to represent Ibiza Retreats, listing holistic spa getaways and an A-Z of massages, spa treatments & therapies available on Ibiza. Contact

Brides magazine appoints executive retail editor

Arabella Foss-Smith, previously promotions executive at Condé Nast Traveller, has taken over from Thea Darricotte as executive retail editor at Brides magazine. Contact.

Client win for Felicities

Womenswear designer, Danny Tang has appointed Felicities to drive his brand forward in the UK and internationally. Danny launched his eponymous label in 2009; the AW11 collection, 'Gentlemanly Feminine' is inspired by the menswear of the 'Old Hollywood' era. Contact.

VELOUR magazine appoints editor

Kelly Bowerbank, previously fashion administrator at The Guardian, has been appointed editor of VELOUR magazine. Contact.

29 March 2011

DIARY dates

  • Links of London - Men's AW11 Press appointments
  • Lara Bohinc AW11 Press Appointments
  • Littlewoods Press Launch
  • Vita Liberata launches odourless, clear spray tan formula INVISI-TAN
  • Radley AW11 Press Preview
  • Hackett AW11 Press Day
  • Fifi Chachnil AW11 Press Day
  • Business Transformation Expo
  • Greene & Sheppard PR AW11 Press Day
  • iheartfashion: where music meets fashion
  • Ayten Gasson, Kiss Me Deadly & Playful Promises AW11 Press Day
  • Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair
  • Margaret Howell AW11 Sample Sale
  • Massimo Dutti AW11 Press Day
  • Clemency London AW11 Press Da
  • Big Green Box Week
  • Time2 Royal Bloggers Bash
  • Iroquois PR AW11 Press Day
See DIARYdates.

Menswear designer Alex Mattsson appoints PR

Ella Dror PR has been appointed by menswear designer Alex Mattsson. Contact.

Health editor seeks grooming products for feature

Alex Gazzola, men’s health editor at Vegetarian Living magazine, is looking for natural and/or organic SPF face protectors and moisturisers for men. Products must be vegan and male-specific. The feature is for the July issue of Vegetarian Living. Alex’s deadline is 5 April. Please e-mail Alex with relevant information. Contact.

New PR Director at Gap

Cloudia Charalambos, previously at BPCM, has joined Gap press office as PR Director, Europe. Contact.

Client win for Touch Media

Touch Media has been appointed to represent Pacifica, fragrances, body products and candles. Contact.

Joanna Bounds joins Mother & Baby and Pregnancy & Birth

Joanna Bounds has joined Mother & Baby and Pregnancy & Birth magazine as deputy editor. Contact.

Press office appointment at Beauty Seen PR

Nisha Smith, previously intern at Estée Lauder, has been appointed as Junior Account Executive at Beauty Seen PR, replacing Chloe Coates who is moving to Estée Lauder at the end of the week. Contact.

Peaks Of London appoints Obsession PR

Obsession PR has been appointed to handle the PR for womenswear brand, Peaks Of London, for breastfeeding mothers. Contact.

Freddie Sloan resumes role at Hello!

Freddie Sloan, picture editor at Hello! magazine, has returned from maternity leave. Contact.

New luxury loungewear brand LUCZA appoints PR

Bryan Morel PR has been appointed by new label LUCZA to handle all publicity and press enquiries with immediate effect. LUCZA is a new luxury loungewear brand specialising in timeless, wardrobe pieces. The website launches later in April. The collection will be shown at Bryan Morel PR’s press day this Wednesday (30 March). Contact.

Dr Yannis Alexandrides appoints PR

Beauty Seen PR has been appointed to handle the UK press and PR for Dr Yannis Alexandrides, M.D, an American Board certified Plastic Surgeon specialising in Faciocranial Cosmetic surgery practicing at 111 Harley Street. Dr Yannis is best known for his Y-Lift facelift and appears regularly on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies. Contact.

Fashion stylist Olivia Pomp appoints representation

Terrie Tanaka Management is now representing fashion stylist Olivia Pomp. Contact.

28 March 2011

Designer exercise bike has reappointed The Spa PR Company

Ciclotte, the world’s first designer exercise bike, has re-appointed The Spa PR Company for its 2011 campaign. The Spa PR Company will be announcing some luxury partnerships for the brand and the launch of Ciclotte’s white and marine styles. www.ciclotte.com. Contact.

Liz Clark joins Lancôme

Liz Clark has joined Lancôme as Communications Manager. Liz was previously group Account Director at The Communications Store. Contact.

Maison Boo appoints PR

Pure Public Relations has been appointed to handle the press and PR for Maison Boo Organic Mother and Baby Products. Contact.

DIARY dates

  • Karen Millen AW11 Press Day
  • JENA.THEO Pop-Up Shop
  • Jade Jagger shopping night & unveiling of Disco Diamond collection
  • Babyliss press launch
  • DeVetta PR AW11 Press Day
  • Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
  • Phase Eight AW11 Press Day
  • Matalan AW11 Press Day
  • Sasy n Savy Launch - the latest all natural beauty brand from Australia
See DIARYdates.

New oral care brand Sweet Breath launches in the UK and appoints PR

Kilpatrick PR has been appointed to handle the PR for oral care brand Sweet Breath. With over one billion products sold in the USA, Sweet Breath will be launching to the UK this June. Contact.

AnOther Magazine appoints fashion coordinator

Mhairi Graham has joined AnOther Magazine as fashion coordinator. Contact.

PR Coordinator appointed at Kurt Geiger

Amber Malkin has been appointed PR Coordinator at footwear and accessories brand Kurt Geiger. Amber was previously Press Assistant at Urban Outfitters for two years. For all Kurt Geiger, KG by Kurt Geiger and Carvela sample requests contact either Amber or Carley Roberts-Gunn. Contact.

Utopia Kitchen & Bathroom magazine appoints acting editor

Sally Narraway, editor of Utopia Kitchen & Bathroom magazine, is now on maternity leave. In her absence Jo-Anne Wright has been appointed acting editor. Contact.

Holly Henstock joins Eveden

Holly Henstock, previously at Punch Communications, has joined the in-house press office at Eveden as PR Manager, working across all brands: Elomi Lingerie, Fantasie Swimwear/ Lingerie, Fauve, Freya Lingerie/ Swimwear, Goddess Lingerie and Huit. Contact.

The Body Shop appoints Assistant Communications Manager

Patrizia Galeota has left Estée Lauder Companies after four years to join The Body Shop as Assistant Communications Manager. Patricia's first day at The Body Shop will be Monday, 4 April. Contact.

Push PR relaunches website

Push PR has recently relaunched its website www.pushpr.co.uk with the company's blog integrated to the site. One of the key draws of the blog is the interview section which features industry icons such as Brix Smith Start, Mademoiselle Robot, Grace Woodward and Angie Smith. This will be a monthly fixture targeting editors, stylists and designers. Contact.

25 March 2011

Sportswear brand appoints Wingfield PR

Wingfield PR has been appointed to handle the PR for sports event Boutique Sport. Contact.

Matchbox magazine makes editorial change

Clare Vooght, previously editorial assistant at Matchbox magazine, has been promoted to writer & sub editor. Clare will continue to work across the magazine on areas including events, travel, beauty and general features. Contact.

Changes to editorial team at ABTA Magazine

Glen Mutel has been appointed editor of ABTA Magazine. In addition, Nicky Trup has joined the team as deputy editor. Contact.

Adore Me Medspa appoints Woodthorpe comms.

Woodthorpe comms. has been appointed to handle the PR for the London-based spa Adore Me Medspa. Contact.

FHM appoints associate editor

Tom Howard has been appointed associate editor of FHM. Tom will be responsible for editing the Access section of the magazine and will be covering music, film, TV, comedy, computer games and events. Contact.

Jeweller Tomasz Donocik appoints PR agency

Boutique agency The Press Office has been appointed to represent jeweller Tomasz Donocik. The Press Office will be handling all PR and marketing activity and acting as UK sales agents for the brand. Contact.

Brandnation appointed by ski-wear label

Brandnation has been appointed by international ski-wear label Nevica to handle all media relations for the brand. Contact.

DIARY date

  • Junky Styling "AIR" catwalk event
  • TRACE Publicity AW11 Press Day
  • Peacocks AW11 Press Event
  • Essence Communications AW11 Press Day
  • Almost Famous AW11 Press Day
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Online beauty retailer Escentual.com appoints PR

Online beauty retailer Escentual.com has appointed True Grace PR as its PR agency with a remit to handle communications in the UK. Founded in 2000, Escentual.com stocks an extensive range of over 7000 haircare, beauty and fragrance products covering mainstream, niche and hard-to-find brands. Contact.

24 March 2011

New appointment at Coffin on Cake

Coffin on Cake has appointed Rebecca Whitford as Account Executive. Contact.

Accessories label C.Grand London appoints Felicities

Felicities has been appointed to represent C.Grand London. The accessories label was established by Charlene Grandison, a young designer from London, following her graduation with a BA Hons Degree in Applied Arts and Fashion. Contact.

Promotion at Flax PR

At Flax PR, Jonathan Bird has been promoted to Account Manager. Contact.

Look magazine appoints picture editor

Tomasina Brittain has joined Look magazine as picture editor. Contact.

Nicola Hulme joins Ketchum Pleon

Nicola Hulme has joined Ketchum Pleon as account coordinator. Nicola will be working on the Max Factor account. Contact.

Emmy Collins London brings PR in-house

Menswear brand Emmy Collins London is now handling its PR in-house. Contact.


  • TOMS Shoes launches at No-One Boutique
  • Ella Dror PR AW11 Press Day
  • Temperley London AW11 Press Day
  • Filthy Gorgeous & Liza Smith nail launch
  • Launch of the Darkest Star Pleasure Pillow
  • Palladio PR AW11 Press Day
  • New online shop Faun launch party in association with Sketchbook Magazine
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Reveal appoints fashion & beauty intern

Josephine Greasley has joined Reveal magazine as fashion & beauty intern. Josephine will be dealing with the 'I want What She's Got' pages, returns, and call-ins for all shoots. Contact.

Changes to the online team at ELLEUK.com

Emma Sells, previously fashion & news editor, at ELLEUK.com has been promoted to fashion features director. In addition, Emily Cronin has joined the online team as news editor. Contact.

Myriam Girard launches fashion blog

Lingerie and loungewear label Myriam Girard is launching its fashion, lingerie and lifestyle blog, www.myriamgirard.com/blog, offering trend and style advice. Women will get tips on how to wear their underwear as outwear and how to choose the lingerie to suit their shape. Men will also have their say as guest bloggers. Contact.

23 March 2011

DIARY dates

  • Lainey AW11 Press Day (date change)
  • Swarovski AW11 Press Day
  • Ports 1961 AW11 Press Day
  • Felicities Showroom Bloggers Breakfast
  • Felicities Showroom Press Drinks
  • Felicities Celebrity Stylist Event
  • William Welstead Jewellery Press Event
  • Diesel AW11 Press Day
  • DUO AW11 Press Day
  • Aruna Seth AW11 Press Day
  • a number of names* AW11 Press Days
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Client win for Unleashed Potential

The L’Oréal Professional Products Division would like to announce that Unleashed Potential is now handling all trade, ethnic and consumer PR activity for luxury professional hair brand, Mizani. Designed to meet the needs of afro, mixed race and excessively curly hair types, Mizani offers a complete portfolio of salon-exclusive hair care and styling products, as well as treatments and relaxers. Contact.

Girl Talk appoints acting staff writer

Eva Caiden, previously editorial assistant at Girl Talk magazine has been promoted to acting staff writer. Contact.

Modus Dowal Walker's Victoria Chalmers returns from maternity leave

At Modus Dowal Walker Divisional Director for Beauty Victoria Chalmers has returned from maternity leave. Contact.

Freelance details for beauty journalist Tamara Corin

Tamara Corin, previously beauty director at Boots Health & Beauty magazine is now freelance. Tamara is available for special projects, maternity cover, freelance writing and styling commissions including online publications. Contact.

Star magazine appoints acting news editor

Kelly Allen, previously deputy news editor at Look magazine, has joined Star magazine as acting news editor. Contact.

Next Model Management signs artist Mr. Hudson

Next Model Management has signed London-based recording artist Mr. Hudson. Contact.

Closer magazine appoints lifestyle editor

Maddy Biddulph, previously real life & health writer at Now magazine, will be joining Closer magazine as lifestyle editor. Maddy will commence her new role on the 4 April, contact details for Maddy will be confirmed in due course. Contact.

ASOS.com appoints Senior Press Officer

Adi Currie has joined ASOS.com as Senior Press Officer (menswear). Adi was previously Senior Press Officer at Arcadia Group, where he worked on Topman. Contact.

Richard Storer joins Diesel

Richard Storer has joined the Diesel press office as Head of PR & Communications. Contact.

Purple PR moves office

PR agency Purple is moving office on 24 March. The office will be closed from the afternoon of Thursday the 24 until the reopening, at the new address, on Tuesday March 29. All telephone numbers remain the same. Contact.

Antonia Burrell Skincare brings PR in-house

Holistic skincare brand Antonia Burrell Skincare is now handling PR in-house. Contact.

London hotel appoints PR

Grifco has been appointed to handle the PR for Dukes London - a privately owned hotel located in St James’. Contact.

22 March 2011

Samia Khan London appointed by titiMadam

Samia Khan London has recently been appointed to handle the PR for accessories label titiMadam. Contact.

DIARY dates

  • L.K Bennett AW11 Press Day
  • Village Bicycle Launch - New fashion and lifestyle boutique (date change)
  • MLPR Press Day (extended another day)
  • Fiorentini + Baker AW11 Press Day
  • Finch & Partners AW11 Press Day
  • Blow AW11 Press Days
  • Regent Street A Taste of Spain
  • Regent Street Festival
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Iman Cosmetics appoints PR

Boudoir PR has been appointed to represent IMAN Cosmetics. The brand offers skincare, fragrances and cosmetics, including 16 foundation shades, designed for multi-cultural women with skin tones in a range of shades. Contact.

Changes to the Style team at heat magazine

There have been some changes to the style team at heat magazine:
Ellie Crompton, previously style editor, has been promoted to style director. Ellie will oversee the forward-planning, development and direction of the Star Style section, working alongside Jo Hoare, who has been promoted to style editor (from deputy style editor). Jo played an instrumental role in reshaping and re-launching the Star Style pages last year. Contact.

Instyle.co.uk's web assistants' roles

Instyle.co.uk has confirmed that their new web assistants, Sarah Smith and Annabelle Spranklen, will be working on fashion, beauty and celebrity news and features for the site. Contact.

Anna Lou of London appoints RKM Communications

RKM Communications has been appointed to handle the PR for London-based jewellery brand Anna Lou of London. All queries to be handled by Lottie Wright. Contact

Noel Stewart Millinery moves

Noel Stewart Millinery has moved studio. Contact.

Editor of Hair Now and Perfect Hair goes freelance

After nearly three years as acting editor of Hair Now and Perfect Hair, Charleen French is leaving her position on the 24 March to go freelance and concentrate on personal projects. She will continue to work on adonislovesvenus, her hair & beauty blog, which is also accompanied by a quarterly online magazine. Charleen is also available for in-house shifts / cover (both long and short term), special projects and freelance writing commissions covering hair, health and beauty. Contact.
Updated contact details for the hair titles will be sent out shortly, but in the meantime please contact Ruby Chittenden. Contact.

Store PR's move to Talk PR

The Store PR team will now move into Talk PR's Rathbone Place address on Monday 28 March 2011.

Annabel Meggeson joins Boots Health & Beauty Magazine

Freelance journalist Annabel Meggeson has been appointed acting beauty director at Boots Health & Beauty magazine following the departure of Tamara Corin. Annabel will be covering the beauty desk until the end of April. Contact.

jrpPR appointed PR agency to Sweet Squared

John Prothero and his agency jrpPR has been appointed to handle PR for Sweet Squared, the UK distributors (founded by Samuel & Samantha Sweet) of nail brands Shellac, Minx and Lumos. Contact.

Lauren Saunders joins NET-A-PORTER

Lauren Saunders has joined NET-A-PORTER as managing copy editor. Contact.

Recoginse Magazine appoints fashion coordinator

Sarah Barlow has joined Recognise Magazine as fashion coordinator. Contact.

Maddy Biddulph leaves Now magazine

Maddy Biddulph has left Now magazine. Until a replacement has been announced, Katherine Taylor can be contacted with features enquiries. Contact.

21 March 2011

MARTINI appoints TCS

The Communications Store (TCS) has been appointed by alcoholic drink brand MARTINI to handle press and PR. Contact.

cocktail pr wins confectionery

cocktail pr has been appointed to represent Indian inspired confectionery brand Devnaa, running a PR campaign to increase national awareness and position Devnaa in the luxury market. The brand's signature chocolates are inspired by the flavours of India. Contact.

DIARY dates

  • Triumph Essence Press Day
  • J.Lindeberg AW11 Press Day
  • Bryan Morel PR AW11 Press Day
  • Lacoste Fragrance Launch
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Lee Publicity appoints Junior Account Executive

Bex Broughton has joined Lee Publicity as Junior Account Executive, working on Very.co.uk. Contact.

Seventy Seven Salon division launches

Seventy Seven PR has launched Seventy Seven Salon, an initiative that allows the agency to work with start-ups and emerging brands. A 'Salon Panel' will decide who the agency will work with and then anyone within the agency can pitch for the account. Associate Director, James Hoyle believes this will "encourage an entrepreneurial, new business spirit within [the] agency. It gives members of the team the opportunity to work with a brand that really gets their creative juices flowing and for the agency to potentially grow its skills, credentials and contacts in interesting, possibly new areas."

Seventy Seven Salon will take on a maximum of 4 clients a year, the first of which have been confirmed as School of Comedy, and new trade show - matter (more details regarding matter to follow). Contact.

New details for Katch PR

Katch PR's new website (www.katchthis.co) has launched today. In addition, the agency has a new postal address. Contact.

PR seeks central London venue

Venue sought by a PR agency looking for a central London location on 15 June of this year for a premium beauty press launch. The space should have roughly 800-1400sqft to house 30-35 people and should be a New York loft type space or gallery with exposed brick walls and wooden floorboards. Catering would be an adding benefit but is not essential. If you are a suitable venue, please forward your details to anita@diaryd.com.

Premier Hair & Make-up appointed by Christian Wood

Hair stylist Christian Wood has appointed Premier Hair & Make-up as his agency and representation. Contact.

New address for Mulberry press office

The Mulberry press office has a new postal address. Contact.

Ellesse Heritage appoints Sanecommunications

Sanecommunications has been appointed by Ellesse to handle PR for the Ellesse Heritage line, new to the UK. The AW11 range will be on view exclusively at the Sanecommunications AW11 press day (see DIARY dates). Contact.

Aqua appoints Ella Dror PR for new menswear line

Ella Dror PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Aqua’s new menswear line. Currently with stores in London and Leeds, Aqua plans to launch an e-commerce platform during Summer 2011. Contact.

Spin Agency moves

Spin Agency has moved office. Contact.

Beauty journalist seeks products & info for feature

Freelance journalist Lisa Burn is now writing features and reviews for beauty website JustMakeUpArtists.com. Lisa would like to receive samples/ information on new skincare, hair and make-up products and launches on an ongoing basis. She is also currently looking for information for the following upcoming features:
  • Make-up Brushes – the different types available.
  • Anti-ageing/firming foundations.

  • Please email all information to Lisa. Contact.

    Creative Director of Azzaro steps down

    The House of Azzaro announces the departure of Vanessa Seward. Vanessa joined the company in 2002 when founder, Loris Azzaro, appointed her as his first assistant. Upon Mr Azzaro's death in 2003, Vanessa took up her role as Creative Director of the House and relaunched the brand's evening wear. She leaves the company in to work on various new projects. Azzaro will shortly be announcing her successor. Contact.

    18 March 2011

    Head of Communications appointed at Nicole Farhi

    Nick Collins has joined the Nicole Farhi Press Office as Head of Communications. Nick was previously a consultant for the BFC working on London Fashion Week. Contact.

    DIARY dates

    • RE Pop-Up Shop @ Liberty
    • Purple AW11 Press Day
    • Tod's Art Plus Drama Party
    • Launch of Six Magazine - ethical fashion and sustainable luxury magazine for the fashion-led
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    Editorial changes at Sugarscape.com

    There have been some recent editorial changes at Sugarscape.com
    Amy Lewis, previously features intern, has been promoted to fashion & beauty writer.
    Cari Thomas has joined as features intern and can be contacted for all competition enquiries.
    Kate Lucey has also joined as junior writer, Kate is the best contact for all festival and music content.
    Lauren Franklin, previously features intern, has been promoted to junior writer. Lauren handles all celebrity gossip features.
    Mango Saul continues as editor of Sugarscape.com. Contact.

    Cocosa appoints web editor

    Following the departure of Lauren Saunders, Helen Kaye has been appointed web editor of e-tail site Cocosa.com. Helen will commence her new role on 21 March. Contact.

    Glamour magazine appoints fashion assistant

    Theodora Warre has joined Glamour magazine as fashion assistant. Contact.

    Jessica de Bene returns from maternity leave

    Jessica de Bene has returned from maternity leave to resume her role as Communications Manager at Clinique. Contact.

    FENS & Celebrity Bulletin move office

    Future Events News Service (FENS) and Celebrity Bulletin, the forward planning information resources, are moving offices on 22 March. FENS will have a new telephone number, while Celebrity Bulletin's will remain the same. Contact.

    Lainey Fashion takes on new PR account

    Lainey Fashion has been appointed to handle press enquiries for Aamaya by Priyanka. This in addition to the brand's sales, which Lainey Fashion already handled. Contact.

    17 March 2011

    French fashion house Azzaro appoints PR

    Karla Otto PR has been appointed by French fashion house Azzaro to handle worldwide communications and special events as well as VIP and celebrity dressing. The London agency will oversee all activity for the women's collections in the following markets: UK, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Contact.

    Stella magazine appoints contributing fashion editor

    Steph Stevens has joined The Sunday Telegraph's weekly magazine Stella as contributing fashion editor. Steph will shoot main fashion stories alongside fashion director Charlie Harrington. Contact.

    Account Director appointed at Karla Otto

    Karla Otto has appointed Amal Avramides as Account Director. Formerly PR Manager at HUGO BOSS Avramides will be working on all press relations, events and special projects for the following: Azzaro, Cos, Gareth Pugh, Genetic Denim, Marni, Valentino and Yoox. She reports to PR Director Keith Wallace. Contact.

    DIARY dates

    • MaxMara AW11 Press Day
    • Edun AW11 Press Day
    • Betty Barclay & Vera Mont AW11 Press Open Day
    • Mudpie AW12/13 Trend Seminars
    • My Fashion Secret Pop-Up Shop - selling fashion, jewellery & accessories at affordable prices
    • River Island Chelsea Girl Re-Launch
    • Kitch & Honey PR AW11 Press Day
    • Freddy AW11 Press Days
    • True Grace PR Beauty Press Open Day
    • Conquer Magazine Launch
    • Snow PR AW11 Press Day
    • Charles Tyrwhitt AW11 Press Preview
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    Fragrance Factory appoints Julia Ferrari as Brand Manager

    Julia Ferrari has joined the marketing team at Fragrance Factory as Brand Manager. Julia will be responsible for Parfums Lolita Lempicka and Loewe, launching new products and providing in-house support to PR agency The Communications Store (TCS), and fake tan brand Tantastic.
    Julia was previously at Bourjois for over four years, most recently as Brand Manager for natural beauty brand UNE which launched last year. Contact.

    The Duffer Of St George footwear appoints PR

    Haddon PR has been appointed to handle The Duffer Of St George footwear account for the UK and Ireland. Contact.

    Look magazine appoints news team

    Lydia Southern has been appointed assistant news editor at Look magazine, Lydia will commence her new role on 21 March. In addition, Corinne Redfern has joined Look as news writer. Corinne was previously junior writer at Sugar magazine. Contact.

    Ex Communications Manager for Estée Lauder & Tom Ford launches beauty website

    Amber Macintosh, previously Communications Manager for Estée Lauder & Tom Ford Beauty, has launched a beauty website www.dandelionbaby.co.uk. Dandelion Baby is a beauty guide for mother and child, designed to offer health and beauty advice during pregnancy, throughout motherhood and for children. Please send press releases and samples to Dandelion Baby.

    New independent online accessories & lifestyle boutique appoints Marmalade PR

    Marmalade PR has been appointed to handle the PR for new independent online accessories and lifestyle boutique www.femme-enfant.com launching this May. Contact.

    Charlotte Gunn joins goodtoknow.co.uk

    Charlotte Gunn, previously features & lifestyle editor at Red Online, has joined goodtoknow.co.uk as deputy editor. Contact.

    Pegasus PR appoints Account Director

    Claire Perry has joined health and beauty agency Pegasus PR as Account Director. Claire will be working across a number of accounts including Tisserand, Trilogy, Keromask & Amplex. Contact.

    Instyle.co.uk appoints web assistants

    Sarah Smith and Annabelle Spranklen have joined instyle.co.uk as web assistants. Contact.

    Amy Silvester joins Rumour PR

    Amy Silvester, previously at Pure Public Relations, has joined Rumour PR. Contact.

    Stephanie Churchill PR wins two fashion accounts

    Stephanie Churchill PR has been appointed to handle the PR for online fashion boutique Monica & Joe as well as Danish fashion brand Best Behavior, launching in the UK for AW11. Both brands' AW11 collections will be available to view at the Stephanie Churchill PR Press Day on 13 April (see DIARYdates). Contact.

    16 March 2011

    Changes in the Miller Harris press office

    From 1 April, Miller Harris' PR Manager Rainy Dias will be working three days a week as a freelance contractor for the brand. Rainy's contact details for Miller Harris will remain the same. In addition, Rainy will be pursuing other freelance projects on an independent freelance basis, for which she will use her own contact details. Contact.

    Charlotte Fielder, previously PR Assistant at Miller Harris, has been promoted to Press Officer and will be responsible for handling all day-to-day PR and press enquiries. Contact.

    New Account Executive appointed at The Spa PR Company

    Harriet Warwick, previously at Handmade UK, has been appointed Account Executive at The Spa PR Company. Harriet will be working on ARK Skincare, The Chelsea Club, Comfort Zone, Titanic Spa and Wahanda. Contact.

    Cartier appoints Press Assistant

    Florence Shippey has joined the Cartier press office as UK Press Assistant, working under Head of Press Sima Bibi. Contact.

    Freelance journalist Amanda Bown moves

    Freelance health & beauty journalist Amanda Bown has moved and has a new postal address. Contact.

    Halpern appointed by Omorovicza

    Hungarian cosmetics range, Omorovicza has appointed Halpern to handle all UK PR. Contact.

    True Grace PR appointed by Candela Syneron

    True Grace PR has been appointed by Candela Syneron to handle two of the brand's most popular products, cellulite treatment VelaShape II and salon hair removal system GentleLASE. Contact.

    DIARY dates

    • Launch of unique ham and sherry bar, Capote Y Toros
    • Highgrove Summer Collections Press Preview
    • Debut Public Exhibition - Cancer Research UK fashion event
    • Debut launch - Henry Holland will host the first ever fashion event for Cancer Research UK
    • Benetton & Sisley AW11 Press Open Day
    • Bright Light PR AW11 Press Day
    • Forward PR AW11 Press Open Day
    • French Connection & Great Plains AW11 Press Days
    • Camper AW11 Press Day
    • Lifestyle Awards 2011 nominees drinks and dinner
    • Intimates Lingerie Press Day
    Click here to see Instant Info.

    Brocato Haircare appoints PR

    Flipside PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Brocato Haircare. Brocato’s professional extensive and salon-quality hair products are formulated to offer creative solutions to challenging haircare issues with each range of hair products able to be used alone, layered for a specific purpose or blended to create customised results for each person. Contact.

    Client win for Marmalade PR

    Marmalade PR has been appointed to handle all PR and media relations for Rise Art, an online social community where users can discover and purchase artwork from new talent. Contact.

    Scottish knitwear and cashmere company brings PR in-house

    Hawick Knitwear, parent of Clan Douglas & Cashmere Studio, the Scottish knitwear and cashmere company is now handling press enquiries in-house. Contact.

    Editorial changes at .CENT magazine

    There have been some editorial changes at .CENT magazine.
    Rob Dabrowski, previously deputy editor, has been promoted to editor.
    Stephen Manion has joined as art director. In addition, Kathryn Duncan and Karolina Rogalska have joined the team as fashion assistants. Contact.

    Brand PR and Fabuloscity PR work to promote Filthy Gorgeous

    Brand PR will collaborate with Fabuloscity PR to develop celebrity product placement and events for Filthy Gorgeous, the beauty service, apothecary and retail emporium. Contact.
    Brand PR will continue to handle all consumer and trade activity as well as press enquiries. Contact.

    Avon's PR Manager returns from maternity leave

    At Avon Cosmetics, PR Manager Lydia Durkan has returned from maternity leave. Contact.

    Estée Lauder's Alice Raymond promoted

    Within the Estée Lauder Companies Alice Raymond, formerly Communications Coordinator, has been promoted to Assistant Communications Manager. Alice works on Origins & Ojon and reports to Communications Manager Larisa Kitt. Contact.

    delicious. magazine appoints editorial assistant

    Sarah Simpson has joined delicious. magazine as editorial assistant. Contact.

    Awake Past Midnight (APM) appoints Mandy Coakley

    Mandy Coakley Represents is now representing fashion styling duo APM. To view their work or for bookings please contact Jerry. Contact.

    15 March 2011

    DIARY dates

    • Orlando Bloom at Selfridges, London, for BOSS Orange Man the Fragrance
    • Fresh one-to-ones with Alina Royberg
    • Next Textile Forum - fashion fabric show
    • Kevin Murphy SHOW.ME hair event
    • Fossil UK AW11 Press Da
    • Vogue & Tatler The Golden Ticket Event
    • Varg PR AW11 Press Day
    • DESA AW11 Press Day (change of date)
    • Jasper Garvida Trunk Show at Wolf & Badger
    • Trevor Sorbie Hampstead Salon Launch
    • Spirit of Spring Luxury Sale
    • Boutique Bridal Bazaar
    • British Designers Collective Press Launch - hosted by Thandie Newton
    • GQ Men of the Year Awards 2011 in association with Alfred Dunhill
    • Harvey Nichols AW11 Press Day
    • Fendi Beauty Launch Party
    • Elias Superwipes Breakfast Launch, hosted by TV Presenter Gail Porter
    • Clarks AW11 Press Day - Showcasing the new collections from Women’s Men’s, Sports and Originals
    • Launch of the Judith Williams skincare collections – Phytomineral Skin Care, Lifelong Beauty and Wrinkle Relax
    • Fashions Finest Awards
    • Fashions Finest Renaissance - emerging designer talent
    • Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL)
    • Mahogany Bridal Fashion Show
    Click here to see Instant Info.

    Red Hot PR appointed by goodone

    Red Hot PR & Marketing has been appointed PR agency to goodone, the award-winning ethical fashion brand. Contact.

    Account Executive appointed at Push PR

    Push PR has appointed Melissa Bennett as Account Executive within it’s Fashion division. Formally Press Assistant at Showroom Sixteen and Chica Boutique, Melissa now works across accounts including Regal Rose Accessories, Jewellery by Vanya, DressRail.com and Gigi Vintage. Contact.

    Freelance journalist, Liz Hancock relocating to New Zealand

    ABOVE Magazine beauty editor, and freelance beauty, trends and environmental journalist Liz Hancock is relocating to live in Auckland, New Zealand at the start of April. Liz will be keeping the same email address and plans to continue to work from New Zealand until she starts maternity leave in August. Please delete Liz's postal address from any saved mailing lists. ABOVE Magazine will make an announcement regarding the new beauty editor in due course. Contact.

    Jelly Pong Pong appoints Wizard PR

    Wizard Public Relations has been appointed to handle the public relations for Jelly Pong Pong cosmetics in the UK. Contact.

    Trussardi 1911 parts company with Creative Director

    Trussardi Group has announced that its partnership with Milan Vukmirovic has ended through mutual consent. Milan Vukmirovic had been Creative Director of the Trussardi 1911 brand since 2008.

    Beatrice Trussardi, President and CEO of Trussardi Group, said, “I want to thank Milan Vukmirovic for his commitment, passion and dedication to Trussardi style, reinterpreting it with his contemporary vision. His talent has been an important moment in our company’s one hundred years of tradition and his work has enriched new facets of our company.”

    Information about the creative direction of Trussardi 1911 will be announced in the near future. Contact.

    14 March 2011

    Amanda Jackson-Sytner (make-up artist) launches new website

    Make-up artist, Amanda Jackson-Sytner has launched a new website and has a new email address as a result. Contact.

    Cirkle wins sun protecting gel account

    Cirkle (body+soul) has been appointed to handle the PR for sun protecting gel, Riemann P20, which can be used both in and out of water for up to 10 hours a day. Contact.

    DIARY dates

    Added, amended or confirmed:
    • Anita's Vintage Fashion Fair
    • Penn State Snacks exclusive product launch
    • Launch of Aldo Zilli’s new organic baby food range
    • MLPR AW11 & SS2011 High Summer Press Day
    • Look Good...Feel Better Beauty Editors Day (rescheduled)
    • Monsoon Accessorize AW11 Press Show
    • Look Good...Feel Better 'Beauty Night' at Selfridges Birmingham / Manchester
    • Good Results PR AW11 Press Days
    • Liberty AW11 Press Day
    • Margaret Howell AW11 Press Day
    See DIARYdates.

    Jacket Required exhibitor brings PR in-house

    Swedish jeans brand Denim Demon is now handling UK press enquiries in-house. Denim Demon will be showing at the upcoming menswear and men's accessories trade exhibition Jacket Required (see DIARY dates). Contact.

    Global Colour Ambassador for Wella Professional appoints PR

    Monty PR has been appointed to represent Josh Wood - founder of the soon to launch Josh Wood Colour brand and Global Colour Ambassador Wella Professional. Contact.

    Lulu Guinness appoints PR & Marketing Officer

    Fiona Hunter-Wood has joined the Lulu Guinness press team as International PR & Marketing Officer. Fiona, previously at Jaeger and Aquascutum, will be the primary contact for sample requests and press enquires. Contact.

    IMAGE Interiors' assistant editor also now available for freelance

    Hazel Pfeifer, interiors & fashion stylist and writer, has now moved to Paris, France and is available for freelance work in addition to her role as assistant editor at IMAGE Interiors. Contact.

    11 March 2011

    RVpr appointed by Nehita jewellery

    RVpr has been appointed to represent LA jewellery brand, Nehita. Contact.

    Guardians of the Standard takes PR in-house

    Guardians of the Standard (GOTS) is setting up an in-house marketing & PR department, with the help of freelance consultant Rachel Kirby, who will be working there 3 days a week. Rachel was previously Entertainment & Influencer Marketing Manager for adidas Global.

    GOTS owns NS Denim and Reilly (both formerly represented by Starworks). Reilly is soon to be re-launched as SNCL - more details to follow. GOTS is also the UK distributor of Filson outdoor clothing and Japanese footwear brand, TST.

    Vert PR changes phone number

    From 14 March, Vert PR will have a new landline number. The e-mail and mobile details will remain unchanged. Contact.

    DIARY dates

    Added, amended or confirmed:
    • Jimmy Choo AW11 Press Day
    • BuyMyWardrobe launches BuyMyHandbag
    • Steve Jebson, Superdrug Commercial Director, and the Superdrug team to celebrate the opening of Superdrug's new concept store
    • Shan Rahimkhan Beauty Launch
    • Klorane John Lewis Launch
    • 212 VIP hosts a night with Dj Joey Negro
    • Bumble and bumble Trends Presentation (change of date)
    • Premiere of W London – Leicester Square with the Elton John Aids Foundation
    • The Motcomb Street Party 2011
    • Playboy Club London Gala Opening
    • Clarisonic Beauty Launch
    • GANT AW2011 Press Day
    • Jo Malone Fragrance Launch
    See DIARYdates.

    Jewellery brand Gina Stewart Cox appoints PR

    Iroquois PR has been appointed to handle the PR for jewellery brand Gina Stewart Cox. The SS11 collection combines precious metals such as rolled gold and sold silver with a colourful durable silk mix cord to create bracelets, necklaces, anklets or head bands. Average prices range from £35.00 to £60.00. Contact.

    Kate Mowatt appointed publisher at Essentials magazine

    IPC Southbank’s Essentials has today announced the appointment of Kate Mowatt as publisher. Most recently a publisher for Canada Wide Media in Vancouver, Kate has a strong publishing background. Her experience includes work for BBC Worldwide and she was previously launch publisher of Sunday Times Travel. Kate will report to publishing director Linda Swidenbank and will also have publishing responsibility for Southbank’s Woman & Home Feel Good Food. Contact.

    Creative Director of Pringle of Scotland resigns

    Pringle of Scotland announces the resignation of Creative Director, Clare Waight Keller after 11 seasons. Contact.

    Time Out launches new blog platform

    As part of its current international development and expansion, Time Out London is launching a significant new blog platform titled Now Here This. The blog will feature a broad range of up-to-the-minute daily posts about what's happening in London. The blog will be written collectively by all section heads at Time Out but will be directed by Time Out's new creative consultant Kinvara Balfour. All news, press releases and invites should be sent to blog@timeout.com. Contact.

    10 March 2011

    DIARY dates

    Added, amended or confirmed:
    • Alternative Hair Show 2011
    • Launch of new shoes and accessories store The Box Boutique
    • DAZED LIVE in partnership with Levi's and Absolut Vodka
    • The London Accessory Sale
    • Childrenswear label Fabric Flavours boutique opening
    • Nude Skincare Overnight Launch
    • Aqua PR AW11 Press Day
    • TIGI Haircare Event (change of date)
    • Dust PR - AW11 press day
    • Miss Selfridge - Festival Dressing VIP Event (for celebrities and their stylists)
    • Miss Selfridge- Festival Dressing Press Event
    • Ted Baker- Womenswear AW11 Press Day
    • P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards
    • Cyber Savvy with Cherry Sorbet: Social Media and blogging masterclass
    • Saul Marks - Bespoke Jewellery Launch
    • Baby Ceylon - Sample Sale
    • Shu Uemura - Press Event
    • Fuel PR - Journalist Drinks
    • Damaris - AW11 Press Day & Private View - 10 Year Anniversary
    • Fasion ComPassion - exhibition for fashion brand O'nitaa
    See DIARYdates.

    UK-based graphic art studios appoints Camron PR

    Camron PR has been appointed to handle the PR for UK-based graphic art WOOP Studios. The website www.woopstudios.com offers an online gallery of signed limited edition prints. Contact.

    Venue magazine will not cease publication

    Venue, the entertainment and listings magazine for Bristol, is no longer set to close. There will, however, be some changes to the publication. Venue will combine with lifestyle magazine Folio to form one, 164-page publication - consisting of both titles. The combined magazine will be published monthly and distributed free of charge. Contact.

    New online luxury fashion service Wardrobe Mistress appoints PR

    nadia pr has been appointed to handle the PR for online luxury fashion service Wardrobe Mistress (wardrobemistress.co.uk) launching this April. Contact.

    Lingerie retailer Fox & Rose appoints

    MLPR has been appointed to represent online lingerie retailer Fox & Rose, championing British designer labels and boutique European brands. Founded by Amanda Lorenzani (digital expert) and ex-Selfridges buyer Alexandra Miro, the retailer's name was inspired by the two side of the female persona: ‘the seductive Fox’ and ‘the understated Rose.’ Contact.

    Kudos Integrated appointed by Vendula London

    London based accessories and footwear brand Vendula London has appointed Kudos Integrated as its PR agency. Contact.

    Pick Me Up appoints lifestyle editor & assistant

    From 14 March, Christine Parsons, lifestyle editor of Chat magazine, will also be lifestyle editor of Pick Me Up, working across both titles. Christine covers fashion, food, home, beauty, diet/slimming. In addition, Kellianne Prier has been appointed as lifestyle assistant across both tiles. Contact.

    Shortlist magazine appoints new editor

    ShortList Media has appointed Martin Robinson as the new editor of ShortList magazine. Martin is currently deputy editor at NME, and will join the title in June. Current editor Terri White will continue to helm the magazine until April 15, after which deputy editor Gershon Portnoi will take over in the interim period. Contact.

    New PR Coordinator at Miss Selfridge and Wallis

    Renata Maris has joined the Miss Selfridge and Wallis press office as PR Coordinator. Contact.

    Glamour.com appoints fashion & style editor

    Leisa Barnett, previously editor at TopTips.com, has joined Glamour.com as fashion and style editor. Leisa will be looking after celebrity fashion features, street style, and fashion news. Contact.

    New Account Executive at Exposure

    Hannah Roche, previously in-house at AllSaints, joined Exposure this week as an Account Executive. Contact.

    LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics moves office

    Please note the switchboard numbers for LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics' will not be working tomorrow (Friday 11 March) as the office relocates to its new address. Each PR team is contactable on their direct telephone numbers. Contact.

    09 March 2011

    Creative Director and Managing Director appointed at fashion brand

    Brian Rennie has been appointed Creative Director and Managing Director of Design for Basler Fashion GmbH. In this role he will take over the responsibility for the style direction as well as the brand building of both Basler and its diffusion label MYBC. Rennie was with luxury brand Escada for 20 years, including 12 years as its head designer. Thereafter, Rennie worked as Head of Design/Fashion Director at the fashion brand GANT, andas a consultant for MJM International. Contact.

    Good Results wins fashion brand and its diffusion line

    Good Results has been appointed to handle the PR for fashion brand Basler and its diffusion label MYBC. Contact.

    Good Results wins eco accessory brand

    Good Results has been appointed to handle the press and PR for eco-friendly and vegan accessory brand Matt & Nat. Contact.

    French fashion brand Eleven Paris appoints PR

    Good Results has been appointed to represent French fashion brand Eleven Paris. Contact.

    Bobbi Brown's Jay Squier is now on maternity leave

    At Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Jay Squier is now on maternity leave. In her absence, Sylvia Terry will be Acting Communications Manager. Contact.

    Studiostrok represents Ben Cook

    Studiostrok is now representing fashion and people photographer, Ben Cook. Contact.

    DC Thomson announces two magazine closures

    DC Thomson & Co has announced that I'm Pregnant and Goodie Bag Magazines are to close.

    MRA PR wins Beyond Organic Skincare account

    MRA PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Beyond Organic Skincare, a range of 100% natural and certified products. Contact.

    Closer magazine appoints acting deputy TV editor

    Susanna Galton, deputy TV editor at Closer magazine, is now on maternity leave. In her absence Neil Batey has been appointed acting deputy TV editor. Contact.

    Juicy Couture appoints The Communications Store

    The Communications Store has been appointed as the UK PR and communications agency for Juicy Couture. Contact.

    Philippa Jane Public Relations appointed by Raw Fairies

    Philippa Jane Public Relations has been appointed to represent Raw Fairies, a daily raw food delivery service which claims customer benefits such as helping with weight loss, cellulite and bloating reduction and increased energy levels. Contact.

    Model agency changes its name

    Uno Model Management has changed its name to Model Division. The name change is as a result of the company's expansion plans and there already being a company called Uno Model Management in Spain.

    Model Division is also relocating next week Contact.

    Editorial changes at Star magazine

    There have been some changes to the team at Star magazine:
    Deputy editor, Anna Pointer, has been made acting editor as Busola Odulate is now on maternity leave. Georgina Rodgers, assistant editor (features), has been appointed acting deputy editor. Natasha Ahsan, editorial assistant, has taken a leave of absence and will return in May. Paris Novinni has been appointed acting editorial assistant while Natasha is away. Contact.

    08 March 2011

    Dust PR handles launch of new core fitness equipment

    Dust PR has been appointed to handle the UK launch of AB-MXR, the new fitness equipment from professional fitness trainer, Joanna Kabbani. The AB-MXR is a portable abdominal exerciser that provides a total core body workout. Contact Dust PR for all press enquiries for Kabbani Lifestyle, including press training opportunities. Contact.

    New contact details for Spink

    Health and lifestyle PR consultancy Spink has a new address and telephone number. Contact.

    DIARY dates

    Added, amended or confirmed:
    • N.Peal Sample Sale & Winter Clearance Sale
    • N.Peal AW11 Press Day
    • Launch of DIRTYloves.com
    • FASHION.MUSIC.STYLE Magazine Issue 8 Launch Party
    • agnès b. AW11 Press Day
    • Luxury Fragrance Launch for Prada
    • Luxury Fragrance Launch for Valentino
    • Jigsaw AW11 Press Day
    • Textile Forum - The Fashion Fabric Show London
    • Theo Paphitis’ new lingerie brand Boux Avenue launch
    • Warehouse AW11 Press Day
    • SCPR AW11 Press Day
    • Designer Warehouse Sales
    See DIARYdates.

    Stylist seeks samples for The Only Way is Essex

    Karen Williams, fashion stylist, will be styling Mark Wright and his sister Jessica Wright from the itv2 show The Only Way is Essex, and is seeking samples for the new series.
    Karen would like to receive the following samples for Jessica: dresses, playsuits, hats and accessories in size 8-10 and shoe size 6.
    Mark Wright will be styled for two different looks - casual and formal. Karen is currently seeking shirts, waistcoats, suits, thin ties and tops. Mark's sizes are as follows: waist 34", leg 32", collar 15", shoe size 8 and medium tops.
    Samples should be sent directly to Karen. Contact.

    PR Manager cover at Hackett

    As of 14 March, Georgia Farey will be covering PR Manager Charlotte Falco's maternity leave at Hackett. Contact.

    Freelance journalist seeks beauty products for Viva feature

    Freelance beauty journalist, Jennifer Cawthron, is writing a beauty story for Dubai's women's glossy: VIVA magazine. Jennifer would like to receive samples/press releases for any new anti-ageing products for areas other than the face i.e. neck/décolletage/knees/legs/hair/teeth/ breasts etc. Jennifer’s deadline is 11 March . Contact.

    The Karen Berman Consultancy announces three new clients

    The Karen Berman Consultancy has announced it is now representing three Australian skincare brands: Kosmea, a range of healing Australian natural skincare products. Qsilica, silica skincare supplement. QskinDNA, cosmetic formulated skincare brand. Contact.

    Childrenswear brand Vintage Kit appoints PR

    Dee Carpenter PR has been appointed to represent childrenswear brand Vintage Kit. The line comprises clothing in a range of sizes from 12 months to 10 years for both boys and girls. Contact.

    Skandium appoints newly launched agency, Friends & Co

    Skandium is now represented by new agency, Friends & Co. Belinda Fisher and Christine Samuelian launched the agency this month, specialising in design and interiors PR and communications. Contact.

    Kirsty Tyler returns from maternity leave

    Kirsty Tyler, editor at new! magazine, has returned from maternity leave. Following Kirsty’s return, Lebby Eyres, previously acting editor resumes her role as deputy editor. Contact.

    Red Online appoints deputy editor/lifestyle & features editor

    Tabitha Stapely, previously editorial writer at Red Online, has been promoted to deputy editor/lifestyle & features editor. Contact.

    Charlotte Gunn set to join Goodtoknow.co.uk

    Charlotte Gunn, currently online features & lifestyle editor at Red Online, is leaving to join goodtoknow.co.uk as deputy editor. Charlotte’s last day at Red Online will be 11 March and she will commence her role at Goodtoknow.co.uk on 16 March. Contact.

    Luggage brand Samsonite appoints PR

    Luggage brand Samsonite has appointed Neville McCarthy Associates as its lead European agency. Neville McCarthy will coordinate European PR strategy and market activation, with the account headed up by Associate Director Vicky Anderson. Rain Communications continue to handle the UK PR. Contact.

    Angeli Cornelius starts new agency

    Angeli Cornelius has recently returned to the UK and set up her new agency, Angeli & Co. Angeli previously set up CSB Management in the UK, before moving to Sydney, Australia and running a locations agency - Limitless Locations.

    Angeli & Co currently represents photographers Ram Shergill, Kevin Foord and Corrie Bond; interiors consultant and stylist, Megan Morton; and a location in Ibiza. Contact.