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Fashion PR, Marketing & Social Media News for the Week of July 8, 2013 Fashion PR Fridays: PR, Marketing & Social Media News for the Week of July 8, 2013

[Sponsored by Red Hot Sunglasses] Tumblr as a PR Tool, More From Instagram & Fashion as Performance Art

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  • Marketing tips we can learn from some big fashion brands and their logos. (via Business2Community)
  • Some great bits on what PR newbies should expect from working in the industry. (via Howell Marketing)
  • Style and art have always gone hand-in-hand, but performance artist Marina Abramović is starting to make us realize just how many uncanny similarities exist between performance art and everyday fashion on the street. (via the Genteel)
  • Roxy plays an interactive “Guess Who” campaign to introduce its new pro-surfer spokesperson. (via Fashion Notes)
  • Fashion does good: Gucci springs new online platform to launch international campaign to empower women. (via WWD)
  • An sometimes overlooked medium, Tumblr can actually benefit PR pros. How do you use it? (via PR News Online)
  • Instagram is on a role and introduces embedded photos and videos! Oh the possibilities! (via Mashable)
  • The 15 fashion brands that are giving us social media envy. Would you add any? (via Fashionista)
  • New brands innovate in this new age of branding and marketing with simplicity and transparency. (via Fashion Collective)
  • A mobile fashion social play app that’s being compared as the Facebook for fashion is being launched by a Japanese company Start Today, and it makes fashion as addictive as Candy Crush...well, maybe. (via BOF)

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Photo Credit: Mariam Sitchinava

About the author: Martha Chavez

Martha Chavez is a communications professional working in the nonprofit sector, but loves moonlighting in fashion PR as Managing Editor at PR Couture.

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