Bollare Communications Announces Stephanie Paine as Fashion Director

New York, NY, November 16, 2013 --( Bollare Communications, a full service fashion, beauty and lifestyle public relations firm, announces the hire of Stephanie Paine.

Paine will lead the firm’s bi-coastal Fashion Division, which includes brands across a curated cross section of the best in beachwear, contemporary fashion and retail (brick and mortar and e commerce platforms).

Paine has been developing and executing strategy, representation and public relations for contemporary coastal lifestyle brands in Venice Beach, California and New York City for 10 years. In these years has managed PR & Marketing objectives for athletes, events and product categories for Quiksilver's ROXY brand. She has also created her own client consulting which includes curated branding, public relations and sales platforms. During this time she has worked with Banjanan, Basta Surf, Converse, Earth tu Face, SeaVees, Simple Shoes, Summer Bummer by Alexandra Cassaniti, and The Surf Lodge in Montauk, NY. Paine leads Bollare’s Fashion Team with a beach-chic elegance and drive for results like few in the industry.

“We are so pleased to be welcoming Stephanie Paine to our dynamic team! Her varied experience inclusive of working in-house with large-scale corporate brands, to the development of her own consultancy, working with niche brands in an entrepreneurial manner is perfect for Bollare’s culture and our most valued brand partners,” said Alle Fister, Bollare’s Principal.

“Alle Fister has created a standout editorial, digital and celebrity team at Bollare Communications. After years of crossover between coastal contemporary, surf and lifestyle brands, joining Bollare was a natural career progression. Alle cares for each client on a personal level with her passionate and enthusiastic approach to serving her clients’ strategic publicity needs,” said Stephanie Paine, Bollare’s NEW Fashion Director.

About Bollare Communications:
Founded in 2006, Bollare Communications sprung from success in the contemporary fashion marketplace, with experience growing ecommerce retailer, Bollare has enjoyed substantial growth in the contemporary and beauty spaces with efforts for clients including Beachmint, Blank, DITA, Fornasetti, Fornight, ghd, Kevyn Aucoin, LINDBERG, Marshall, MIKOH, Monika Chiang, NCLA, O’Neill, Ole Henriksen, Only Hearts, Rachel Pally, Smythe, Timberland, reef, REFORMATION and Vans.

Bollare assists clients in securing placements in print, broadcast and online mediums as well an increased concentration in celebrity involvement and dressing. Additionally, Bollare works with brands to successfully grow and manage their digital presence through social media and digital consultancy.
Allison Chayo