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Fashion PR Fridays: PR, Marketing & Social Media News for the Week of October 14, 2013 Fashion PR Fridays: PR, Marketing & Social Media News for the Week of October 14, 2013

New Types of PR Jobs, LuckyFabb Speakers, & Pinterest Extras

  • The fashion world loses another one to the techies. Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts heads to Apple. (via The New York Times)
  • Hot off the heels of Vogue’s Instagram shoot, fashion is now being designed to be  #hastagged.  (via the Guardian)
  • Amazon adds “Luxury Beauty” to its laundry list of sellable items. ( via Digital Journal)
  • Lucky Magazine’s Eva Chen announces exciting speakers attending the always-anticipated Lucky FABB Conference. Who’s going? (via Yahoo Shine)
  • Never nude? Christian Louboutin launches new color-match heels for every skin tone. (via The Daily Mail)
  • This collection of Marie Antoinette inspired fashion moments pays homage to the original bad girl. (via Fashionista)
  • Monets and Picassos aren’t the only things going to auctions and museums. Couture pieces are becoming as prominent and blurring the lines of fashion and art. (via Forbes)
  • Get more out of your pins with these little Pinterest extras. (via Business2Community)
  • Camp Polo? Ralph Lauren takes us camping via Instagram in his Survival Guide campaign. (via Mashable)
  • New PR disciplines means more PR roles, which means bigger communications teams. Are you in a newly minted role? (via PR News Online)
  • They may not be out on the runway, but let’s not underestimate the importance of sound designers - the engineers of the perfect fashion show soundtrack. (via Business of Fashion)

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Photo Credit: James O'Neill ~ Photography

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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