NYC PR Girls Share 2012 PR Essentials

NYC PR Girls is a must-read site for anyone in the PR industry, especially younger professionals. Each writer works for a different PR agency and brings her own mix of personal anecdotes, tips and personality to the site. To kick off a new series on PR Couture featuring fashion PR girl (and guy) must-haves in fashion, beauty and technology, I asked Megan, Adriana and Mary Ann to share their top essentials moving into 2012. And best of luck to Mary Ann who is moving on from nyc PR Girls to do even more incredible things!

NYC PR Girls Fashion PR Essentials

The Black Blazer

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According to Mary Anne, the classic black blazer can take business casual up a notch, top off an interview outfit, or stay classy during a night out. “Finding one style and brand of blazer that you love, and buy a couple to keep in rotation.”

Another great thing about blazers is they come in a range of price points, cuts and fabrics! While I love the Vivienne Westwood Red Label blazer in the top right, it’s still a steep investment ($590) despite being a gillion percent off on Net a Porter. The MNG tuxedo style blazer is perfect for winter and just $96.

iPhone 4S

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Adrianna would be lost without her phone.  While it’s practical, it’s the applications she cannot live without. “Instagram helped us take the nyc PR girls twitter feed up a notch and kicked off our tumblr account.  TripIt is an awesome application to keep travel itineraries and plans organized.”

Fresh Polish

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Meg loves nail polish – current favorites include Essie nail polish in Wicked, OPI nail polish in Lincoln Park After Dark, and Julep nail vernis in January.  Being in beauty PR, Meg really believes a chic manicure and lovely arm candy (gold bangles on top of her men’s gold watch are daily needs) keeps her looking polished and staying sane.  On weeks she can’t get a manicure, she keeps Julep Essential Cuticle Oil at her desk so she can keep nails looking clean while typing away.

What are your Fashion PR product essentials? Send suggestions or pitch products to crosby[at]prcouture.com or over Twitter!

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.