16 June 2011

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Buy My Wardrobe event
  • Dower & Hall AW11 Press Day
  • Sassoon For Men Event - Join the team and sponsored championship winning team AIR Racing at the British Superbike 2011
  • Forever 21 Oxford Street Launch Party - American fashion brand celebrates its arrival in London
  • Vier5 Fashion Department SS12
  • Thomas Lyte AW11 Press Launch
See DIARYdates.

Playgirl magazine put on hold

The third issue of Playgirl magazine has been put on hold. The date of publication will be announced in due course. Contact.

VF Corporation acquires The Timberland Company

VF Corporation has acquired The Timberland Company. VF’s portfolio already includes over 30 brands, including Wrangler, The North Face, Lee, Vans, Nautica, 7 For All Mankind, Eagle Creek, Eastpak, Ella Moss, JanSport, lucy, John Varvatos, Kipling, Majestic, Napapijri, Red Kap, Reef, Riders and Splendid. Timberland markets products under the Timberland, Timberland PRO, Mountain Athletics, SmartWool, Timberland Boot Company and howies brands. The acquisition, which is expected to close in the third quarter, should add approximately $700 million to VF’s 2011 revenues. Contact.

City of London restaurant and bar appoints Full Portion

Full Portion has been appointed to handle the press and PR for London-based restaurant and bar SOCIeTY. Contact.

Fashion stylist seeks samples for shoot

Fashion blogger and stylist Emily Seares would like to call in samples for styling sessions on 14 and 21 July. The shoot is part of a nationwide competition to win the ‘Ultimate Girl’s Night In’. A group of women will have the opportunity to win a styling session with Emily, the winners and the whole styling session will be covered on the Fashion Bite blog. All pieces borrowed will be credited and Emily will arrange for them to be biked to and from the London location on both days. Please contact Emily with any relevant samples or requests.
Emily is looking for clothing and accessories covering for of the following trends:
  • Colour pop
  • 1970's
  • Floral Brights
  • All White

New address and representation for freelance fashion stylist

Sara Darling, freelance fashion stylist and current fashion editor of Conquer Magazine, is now represented by Carol Hayes Management and has a new address. Contact.

Kim Kardashian's debut fragrance now available in the UK

channel4.com/4beauty makes editorial changes

There have been some changes to the team at channel4.com/4beauty:
Hattie Crisell, previously deputy editor, has been promoted to editor. Helen Byrne is now assistant producer and Lauren Dunn continues as resident make-up artist for the site. The team are interested in possible competition prizes and exclusive discounts to offer readers. Please send all relevant beauty and style news, samples and invites to the team. Contact.

Clinique announce trend collection The New Black for Autumn 2011

Bare Minerals to launch Prime Time Primer Shadows

Dove collaborate with Nails Inc to launch new deoderant

Gloss Communications wins health accounts

Gloss Communications has been retained by CityMinds and CCBH (College of Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy) for all consumer and trade public relations. City Minds and the CCBH were co-founded by cognitive behavioural therapist and author, Avy Joseph, and Maggie Chapman. Contact.

Premier Hair & Make-up on the move

From 20 June, Premier Hair & Make-up will have a new address. Telephone and fax numbers will remain the same. Contact.

Central London spa appoints new Marketing and PR Manager

Sarah Barry has been appointed Marketing and PR Manager for The Hand and Foot Spa. Contact.

The Embee Diamond Reception new client for itsPR

itsPR has been appointed by appointed by celebrity & royal jewellers Embee Jewels of London, to handle the PR for The Embee Diamond Reception, a unique concept for events. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by their hostesses at the start of your Diamond Reception where each one is presented with a glass of quality champagne. At the bottom of every Champagne glass is a sparkling stone, where only one of of the glasses has a real full cut diamond or other gemstone including Sapphire, Ruby or Emerald worth from £1000.00. Contact.

Quantum Beauty Company appoints Communications Manager

Amy Miles has joined Quantum Beauty Company as Communications Manager. Contact.

Crane.tv appoints researcher/reporter

Holly Fraser has been appointed researcher/reporter at Crane.tv. Holly will be covering art, fashion, lifestyle and travel. Holly would also like to hear about upcoming cultural events, please e-mail across all details to her. Contact.

Alfresco, skincare, fragrance and natural insect repellent brand

Alfresco create products that combine work to improve the condition of skin while providing insect repellent. The moisturiser contains botanical extracts of cinnamon leaf oil, patchouli oil and cedarwood oil to repel insects. This natural moisturiser helps to protect skin from bites, but also acts as a skin conditioner, to protect the body’s natural moisture barrier. The moisturiser is priced £25.00 for 200ml and is also available as a travel size. The Acqua D’Alfresco natural perfume also has a blend of cinnamon, patchouli and cedarwood. which repel insects from attacking the neck, ankles and exposed areas. This is priced at £30.00 for 50ml and is also available in a travel size. Alfresco is available online and from John Bell & Croydon.