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.

Brandnation appointed to represent Michelle Siwy

Brandnation has been appointed to handle the UK profile of Michelle Siwy, creator and designer behind the Siwy Denim brand. Contact.