Fashion PR Fridays: Fashion, Marketing & Social Media Links 6.1.12

It’s Crosby’s birthday next Friday and this is what she wants for a present (via the birthday girl)

Sometimes it is time for a change and to go off and do your own thing, but before you venture into the land of freelancing here are some tips about blogging and doing it your way. (via Blog Trends)

J.C. Penny kindly asks the courts to drop a multi million dollar lawsuit from Hudson + Broad based on a breach of contract. (via Styleite)

The heartwarming story of the clueless fashion assistant who goes full on fashion in The Devil Wears Prada is going to be continued in a sequel novel. (via Fashionista)

Obama reaches out to the fashion world for help with his campaign, and it includes an offer for dinner with Anna Wintour herself. (via Huffington Post Style)

Instgram has so many photos and members that it can be easy to get lost in all the craziness, here are some of the most stylish accounts that anyone into fashion and beauty should follow. (via Mashable)

UK Elle is handing over editing power to the interns for the October 2012 issue, personally I think it’s going to be great. (via The High Low)

A new website, including an online shopping feature, is just one of the things Purple Magazine has done to celebrate its 20th anniversary. (via WWD)

Leaving a stable job in your 40’s sounds like a scary thing, but Kim France talks about how her departure from Lucky was a positive experience and what she is doing with her blog and new life now. (via New York Times)

The AP Style Book is a widely accepted handbook on proper spelling and grammatical terminology for writing news and their newest update is going to get some major changes in the fashion and social media sections. (via Huffington Post)

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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.