15 June 2011

Jasper Garvida moves in-house

For the past three seasons Jasper Garvida has used Push PR to handle the brand's press enquiries alongside the in-house team. As a result of company expansion, all press relations have now moved to the in-house team, with Heather Lamont as contact. Contact.

Iroquois PR appointments

Kat Austin has recently been promoted to the Head of Fashion at Iroquois PR. In addition, Jude Cunningham has joined the team as Junior Account Executive. Contact.

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • The White Company Christmas in July Press Preview
  • Olay Professional Clinic Pop-Up
  • Portrait Communications Christmas in July press day
  • St Martin’s Courtyard Garden Party
  • N.oor Pre-Summer Event
  • Valery Demure Pre-Collections SS12
  • Varg PR Christmas and Cruise Press Day
  • Lazy Lu launch (new womenswear range from the Alexon group)
  • Elizabeth Galton Studio Launch Event - a new online luxury destination featuring 45 contemporary fine jewellery, luxury fashion jewellery, gifts & accessories brands for men and women
  • Starworks Resort 2012 Collection Press Day - Womenswear: Jonathan Saunders, Julien Macdonald, Marios Schwab, Peter Pilotto, Roksanda Ilincic, Tucker. Accessories & Jewellery: Jordan Askill, Nicholas Kirkwood
  • American Retro SS11 Sample Sale
See DIARYdates.

Director Designate at Talk PR appointed

Daniel Beckman, previously at Iroquois PR, has been appointed Director Designate at Talk PR working on the following brands: Falke, Burlington, Blue Inc.. Marcello Conti, FR BY Fashion Rocks - e-boutique, FR by Fashion Rocks and Westfield Stratford City. Contact.

Childrenswear brand Elias & Grace appoints PR

Childrenswear brand Elias & Grace is now represented by Goodley PR. Elias & Grace offers its own label, Miller, along with select styles from designers such as Chloe and Acne. Contact.

69 Degrees magazine appoint women's fashion editor

Hollie Bracciale has been appointed women’s fashion editor at 69 Degrees magazine. Contact.

Simple launch limited edition product to aid Macmillan Cancer Support

Alfresco, insect repelling skincare products

Sue James expands editorial director role to include Woman magazine

Sue James, editorial director of Woman & Home and Essentials, is expanding her responsibilities at IPC Media to include women’s lifestyle magazine Woman. Working alongside Woman editor Karen Livermore, and building on her leadership of the magazine's redevelopment work unveiled last month, Sue’s new role overseeing Woman will draw on her 25 years’ experience in the 40-plus market. In her new position, effective immediately, Sue retains day-to-day editorial responsibility for Woman & Home, its website, www.womanandhome.com, and the building of its brand extensions and events. Sue will also continue to provide support and guidance to Essentials, edited by Jules Barton-Breck. Contact.

GQ appoints commissioning editor

Nicky Woolf has joined GQ magazine as commissioning editor. Contact.

Top of the Pops Magazine appoints writer

Zoe Shenton, previously entertainment editor at Bliss magazine, has been appointed writer at Top of the Pops Magazine. Zoe will be working on real life features, celebrity and entertainment news. Contact.

DARE 2 Magazine re-launches with a new look site

To celebrate DARE 2 Magazine’s first birthday, the e-zine has re-launched with a new look site. The ethical site now features weekly competitions, a calendar of eco-friendly events, fashion and beauty product features on the latest trends, a food and wine guide, a guide to cooking and going green in the kitchen and a travel section that will include eco spas and hotels. Please send all relevant news to the DARE 2 team. Alternatively editor-in-chief Shirley Leigh-Wood Oakes can be contacted with any further enquiries. Contact.

Marvellous Communications wins accounts and moves

Marvellous Communications has been appointed to handle the press and PR for furniture and luxury lifestyle brand Rocomara as well as breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel!.

Marvellous Communications also has a new address. Contact.

Henleys appoints PR agency

British fashion label Henleys has appointed Label PR to handle all its press & PR activity. Contact.

New address for Our Assembly

Our Assembly has a new address. (Our Assembly handles press enquiries for Primark - but please note that all samples should continue to be returned to Primark direct.) Contact.

E-zine makes editorial changes

There have been some changes to the team at Beach Tomato:
Katie Yiannakis, previously an intern at the title, has been promoted to senior fashion assistant.
Holly Rains and Constance Barnwell have been appointed as fashion & beauty assistants.
Holly Hampshire-Barnes has recently joined as travel intern.
Rosie Axford has been made marketing assistant.
Zuki Turner has been appointed art editor and will join the team on 5 July.
Katie Mulloy remains as features editor and for all other enquiries editor Kirsty Hathaway can be contacted. Contact.

PR company Witt Herring has a new address and contact number

Italian menswear designer appoints Witt Herring

Witt Herring has been appointed to handle the PR for Italian menswear designer Angelo Galasso. Contact.

Whittard Of Chelsea appoints PR

Mel Moss PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Whittard Of Chelsea, an international retailer of coffee, tea and items used for the consumption of hot beverages. Contact.

ANNA appoints Pankhurst Page

Pankhurst Page has been appointed to represent ANNA boutiques. ANNA stocks a variety of national and international labels and now includes founder Anna Park's first range of kaftans (pictured). Priced from £99.00. Contact.

Etro present new perfume, Paisley

True Grace PR account wins

True Grace PR has been appointed to look after the press launch for Elevate with Eprime, a new minimally invasive procedure that provides 1/3 of the results of a face lift at a fraction of the cost. Taking under an hour to perform the treatment, it provides gradual results over three month period. www.elevatewitheprime.co.uk

True Grace PR is also now representing eMatrix, a minimally invasive resurfacing treatment harnessing radio frequency producing dramatic results for acne scarring and anti-ageing. Contact.

MeMeMe launch the Long Wear Satin Lip Cream collection for Summer