Fashion PR Fridays: Fashion, Marketing & Social Media Links 3.30.12

In an effort to cut down on negative pinning, Pinterest bans “thins” boards which promote self harm and eating disorders. (via Styleite)

Rumors of H&M’s new line have been confirmed but the new retail chain launch may not be the luxury line expected. (via Fashionologie)

High end department store Neimen Marcus launched a Foursquare hunt where customers search for a prize and receive a discount good towards the new accessories for Spring. (via PR Newswire)

UK Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman has announced that the release of her new novel, Can We Still Be Friends, will be in early April. (via UK Vogue)

Countless fashion models have basic Twitter and Facebook pages, but which ones take social media to a whole new level? (via The High Low)

The second issue of’s print edition is already headed to the newsstands with a couple of key changes. (via New York Times Style)

After a long drawn out berate, Gucci and Guess are headed to court to decide who owns the letter “G”. (via Huffington Post Style)

Foursquare launched a new add on to the popular app with the integration of a profile bio in order to move into the direction of a more self contained application. (via TechCrunch)

LinkedIn is a great professional social media tool and these great tips will help you get the most out of the social networking site that many don’t know how to use to it’s full potential. (via PR Daily)

Ivanka Trump took her seat from front row to behind the runway when Lord and Taylor hosted the first runway show for her fashion label. (via WWD)


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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.