NEW YORK — Christian Dior Couture and Vera Wang have made changes in their public relations departments.
Sofia Anastasi has been named to the new post of director of p.r. for accessories at Dior Couture here. Most recently, she was director of p.r. for Tod’s USA footwear and accessories, and before that, p.r. coordinator at Prada.
Anastasi oversees p.r. activities for all Dior accessories and fine jewelry collections.
In addition, Grace Cha has been promoted to the new post of director of public relations for women’s wear at Dior. She was previously the p.r. manager for its ready-to-wear and couture collections. She is responsible for all press relations and activities for the two collections.
Anastasi and Cha report to Alixe Boyer, vice president of communications for Dior Couture.
Meanwhile, Lansing Menefee Martinelli has joined Vera Wang as director of communications. She succeeds Rebecca Maticko, who left in April.
Most recently, Martinelli was senior director of p.r. at Anne Klein, and before that, director of men’s publicity at Polo Ralph Lauren.
Martinelli reports to Vera Wang, chief executive officer, and Chet Hazzard, president and chief operating officer.