21 June 2011

Haversham Publications acquires Vitality Publishings Hair titles

Haversham Publications has announced the recent acquisition of Hair, Hair Now and Perfect Hair from Vitality Publishing. The new titles will sit alongside the current hair and beauty portfolio currently published by Haversham, which includes Hairflair & Beauty, Hairstyles Only and Blackhair magazines.

The September issues of the newly acquired magazines will be prepared by the current Hair editorial and advertising team, the work will then be transferred to the Haversham offices for the October and subsequent issues. Jane MacArthur will take over the on-going editorial responsibility for the new titles. Contact.

DIARY dates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • John Lewis AW11 and Christmas press show
  • Wolf & Badger VIP Sale Preview
  • Fuel PR Christmas in July
  • Floris Summer Drinks
  • Ted Baker Beauty Launch
  • HOM the men's underwear brand, presents HOM by ALEXIS MABILLE - a new capsule collection of underwear designed by Alexis Mabille exclusively for men
See DIARYdates.

Lotus Originals to debut boutique at Goodwood

Changes to the team at Woman & Home and Woman's Weekly

Emily Dawe has joined Woman & Home as acting homes stylist, covering Theoda Solms Iles' maternity leave. Emily was previously assistant homes editor at Woman's Weekly, a position which is now being covered by freelance journalist and stylist Joanna Thornhill. Joanna joins home editors Dilly Orme and Linda McClelland. Dilly works from Mondays - Wednesdays, while Linda works Wednesdays and Thursdays. Contact.

Aramis & Designer Fragrances appoints Assistant Communications Manager

Vinni Samara (née Dosanjh) has been appointed Assistant Communications Manager for Estée Lauder Companies’ Aramis & Designer Fragrances. Vinni was formerly at MSL London (Manning Selvage & Lee). Contact.

New fashion & beauty client wins for Sam Jennings PR

Sam Jennings PR has been appointed to handle the PR for French skincare brand GERnétic. In addition, Sam Jennings PR is also handling the press and PR for organic laptop/ipad accessories company GeekSheek. Contact.

Anna Ogundehin joins ELLE Magazine UK

Anna Ogundehin has joined ELLE Magazine UK as acting executive fashion editor to cover Stacey Duguid’s maternity leave. Contact.

Upcycled baby clothing label Ta Daa launches in the UK

SD Yohans appoints PR

The Brand Guru has been appointed to handle all UK and international press enquiries for new luxury shoe brand SD Yohans. Selam D Yohans has launched her luxury footwear label after graduating from London College of Fashion’s Cordwainers College and current celebrity fans include Katie Melua, Faith Evans and Jemima Rooper. Contact.

Client win for Wizard PR

Wizard Public Relations has been appointed by Jonathan Ward London to handle the press and PR for his signature scented candle collection and the ongoing launches of new lines. Contact.

WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2011 nominees announced