Thursday, 24 June 2010
Popular US denim label set to hit the UK
Successful US denim brand Robin’s Jean is set to launch next month in the UK. The brand has made its mark worldwide with flattering cuts, washes, intricate details, unique stitching and embroidery on a product line containing designs for men, women and children. The brand is all about fit, offering a wide spectrum of styles from skinny to straight, dark to light. Pictured here are the Ocean Drive and Gotham styles. Current celebrity fans of the label include Alicia Keys and Kim Kardashian. Confirmed stockists include Trilogy and Piajeh, with national stockists being announced later thsi year. Prices (RRP) range from £199.00 for legging poplins to £899.00 for leathers. For further information on the label visit the website at www.robinsjean.com.
The Cosmetic Executive Women (UK) Achiever Awards to honour high-flying females
Each year The Cosmetic Executive Women (UK) Achiever Awards recognises the women who are driving the beauty business. CEW (UK) in turn, provides the knowledge and networking members need to achieve successful careers. This year’s Lifetime Achiever Award goes to Andrea Jung, head of Avon, and the longest serving female CEO on the Fortune 500. Andrea Jung will be in London to accept her Award from CEW (UK) on 11 October. Other achievers on the list for 2010 include Angela Rowley, General Manager of Estée Lauder and Tom Ford Beauty in the UK and Ireland; Kate Shapland, renowned beauty editor of the Telegraph Media Group; Michelle Feeney, CEO of St. Tropez; and Sian Sutherland, Founding Partner - Chief of Mama Mio. The CEW (UK) Achiever Awards will take place at The Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, Cadogan Place, London SW1 on Monday 11 October 2010.
handbag.com hunts for next accessory design star
An aspiring accessory designer is being offered the chance to work with British fashion designer, Julia Clancey, in Los Angeles, thanks to handbag.com and Talenthouse. Having relocated to LA, Julia Clancey, with the help of handbag.com, is hunting for an accessory design intern to join her team for six months. The winner will get to work with Julia on her New York Fashion Week collection for Autumn/Winter 2011 and have their work featured on handbag.com. Clancey has a dedicated celebrity following that includes Victoria Beckham, Dita Von Teese and Mischa Barton. Entrants should submit two images of accessory pieces they have designed by 14 July to be in with a chance of winning. Voting will take place from 15 – 21 July and the winner will be announced on 29 July 2010. The six month unpaid internship in Los Angeles will commence August 2010 to February 2011.