Fashion PR Fridays

fdiaries.jpgWeekend Warrior –  The Budget Fashionista fashion blog is launching weekend contests, featuring prize packages worth over $500 in value. Starting the weekend of August 3rd, visitors who leave a comment on the blog from 12:01am Friday to 11:59pm Sunday, as well as their email addresses, will be automatically entered to win that weekend’s contest.

Sample This – Style and Focus Lifestyle PR will be expanding to include Designer Sample Sales and Trunk Shows. To have your sales event featured, please e-mail all the information to within 1-2 weeks prior to the event.

Fashion PR Televised – Stylish Thought reviews the new SoapNet reality series “The Fashionista Diaries” which follows 6 interns through fashion, beauty, public relations and magazine publishing, including Seventh House PR.

Clutch – August’s issue of Clutch features an interview with African-American fashion designer and author Michael McCollom.

Fashion Merger – Two Los Angeles Fashion/Entertainment PR/Marketing/Special Events Firms merge to form Shoppe/Canval Media Group.

About This Author

Known as the “fashion publicist’s most powerful accessory,” (San Diego Union-Tribune) and the “West Coast ‘It’ girl of fashion PR,” (YFS Magazine) Crosby Noricks put fashion public relations on the digital map when she launched PR Couture in 2006. She is the author of Ready to Launch: The PR Couture Guide to Breaking into Fashion PR, available on Amazon. Crosby spends her time managing PR Couture and mentoring fashion publicists through PRISM and Instappable, as well as the biannual NYC workshop, Fashion PR Confidential. Occasionally, she opens up limited consulting spots for emerging brands through her signature offering, The Brand Elixir.