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Fashion PR Fridays: PR, Marketing & Social Media News for the Week of September 9, 2013 Fashion PR Fridays: PR, Marketing & Social Media News for the Week of September 9, 2013

Kenneth Cole’s Controversial Tweet, Vogue’s First Instagram Shoot, The NYFW PR Grind

  • Kelli Flournoy started House of Curves PR from an unplanned situation, but becoming an entrepreneur has given her passion and purpose. (via YFS Magazine)
  • The tweet heard around the world: Kenneth Cole explains his latest controversial tweet and why he doesn’t feel bad about it. (via Media Bistro)
  • Glamour and the CFDA hosted their first Hackathon for some developers to win big, including an opportunity to pitch Glamour's product managers. (via Glamour)
  • Introducing a plus size line led to triple digit growth for Modcloth (via New York Times)
  • Social media companies are courting Fashion Week designers to be the top disseminators of the hottest moments. (via CNBC)
  • Makeup artist and businesswoman Bobbi Brown has a new makeup beauty channel chock-full of tutorials, tips and more. Will you watch? (via Racked)
  • Haute stuff! Fashion terms that have officially made into the dictionary. (via
  • Not new to the social media game, Snapchat is grabbing some attention for being used to release Rebecca Minkoff’s latest collection. (via InStyle)
  • Forget the bright lights and big cameras; Vogue does a complete shoot on Instagram. (via Digiday)
  • Fashion Week can be pretty glitzy, but let’s not forget that for PR folks it’s also a grind. (via the PR Closet)
  • What some had to say about the wearable technology at Fashion Week. (via The Cut)

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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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