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Testimonials

What our clients, partners and journalists have said about us over the years

“I have a lot of respect for you and for your work. You have dedicated so much energy, effort and enthusiasm in this project, that you only deserve appreciation. I personally want to thank you for your support, creativity and especially for your vision that has been since the beginning “very vogue” to work with you was a great experience and I really appreciated the way you managed every detail. I want you to know how pleased I am with the layout of the show and with the posters for the exhibition. I’m very sorry and I hope we’ll have the opportunity to meet at the next exhibition in New York”

– Franca Sozzani, Late Editor-in-Chief Vogue Italia

“Our cover piece on Galen and Alannah is the hero piece of the year at FTHTSI and Lionel Barber has challenged us to
do a piece like that each issue. It really raised the bar for us”

– Gillian De Bono, How To Spend It

“GSC truly understand the value of brand collaboration and execute them like no other agency”

– Antonio Berardi, International fashion designer and Peroni partner

“GSC’s PR and Profile thought leadership campaign secured us Series A funding and contracts with some of the world’s leading luxury and hospitality brands. Gabrielle and team are connected, make things happen and are big picture thinkers”

– Philip Guarino, Founder of Enflux

“Ladurée UK has been working with Gabrielle Shaw Communications for the past two years and we have been pleased with their services. They have developed the visibility of the Ladurée brand in the UK and their team has broadened our network of contacts in the fashion industry. We look forward to continuing our partnership with them”

– Romola Basu, Ladurée UK General Manager

“We hired Gabrielle because she was smart enthusiastic and passionate about our brand and was eager to help us scale quickly. GSC captured the zeitgeist in launching our specialty coffee into the UK a national of firm tea drinkers. We had more press than we ever could have imagined from Vogue magazine to large rigorous features in the FT Times and Sunday Times and CNN and CNBC. Great PR was an integral part of our sales to Starbucks Coffee Company. GSC continued to work with Starbucks and advise on marrying the two cultures of the businesses carefully and compellingly. Giving back has always been a huge part of all businesses we run and Gabrielle was especially effective at developing community and helping us to be generous as a brand such as creating a long term partnership with the National Literacy Trust”

– Ally Svenson, Founder of Seattle Coffee Co.

“I have worked with Gabrielle and her team for almost 10 years and in that time the products pr has gotten better each year. They took the time to truly understand our brand and products inside and out and to work seamlessly as if they were a part of our team. We are a very particular business and have needed consistency and a passionate team that loved our products as much as we do. GSC generated wonderful long features that are hard to achieve and they are very well respected by the UK’s best food writers. Our Christmas product preview and campaign was vital to our commercial success as a business and GSC understood this and never let us down. The team are both smart and charming”

– Priscilla Carluccio, Co-Founder of Carluccio’s

“I have worked with Gabrielle Shaw for many years, she is quite simply an outstanding communications professional with a rare contribution of inspirational big picture thinking, and wonderfully focused attention to detail. These days we are always most impressed by agencies that can deliver excellence in execution, with strong strategic leadership from talented, relevant people, high productivity, precise planning & execution, agility & flexibility. Gabrielle Shaw Communications is small, but punches big. Gabrielle really knows how to pitch the talent, put a team together, understand the client & get results. Little time is spent on small talk. Delivery is privileged. I have worked with Gabrielle personally & her agency both at Harrods & Bicester Village. Time after time on missions big & small, above & beyond results were delivered with zero fuss. I like the humble, hardworking, business-like approach a lot and I like getting good results even more. Gabrielle is well connected, very experienced and a pleasure to work with”

– Anne-Marie Verdin, Director Of Digital Marketing & Communications at Value Retail

“GSC – they are on it! They have gone above and beyond and always deliver as promised – even down to helping with ‘hands-on’ brand training at department stores. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this firm – very professional and the English accent is an added bonus”

– Jamie Sherrill, Founder of Nurse Jamie

“Thank you Gabrielle for your work on our UK launch. Your insight into the UK market was invaluable and the excitement generated in Great Britain was impressive”

– Howard Shultz, Founder of Starbucks

“Team GSC you made us the Prada of doughnuts and helped to creat the most profitable Krispy Kreme opening in the world to date”

– Don Henshall, Former CEO of Krispy Kreme

“Thank you Gabrielle and team for the excellent Financial Times business profile on the indie fragrance market. We are alongside fantastic peer brands and it will help open a lot of doors for us in the US and further afield at a crucial time”

– Patrick Molloy, Co-Founder and President of Memo Intl

“We have been very lucky to have GSC work with us in our restaurants including Neal Street and our 20th anniversary as well as on my books and personally sourced artisanal products. Trust is very important to us and we have built that up over time and we have been very pleased with how they have nurtured relations with journalists that have followed us as we have grown”

– Antonio Carluccio, Chef and Founder of The Neal Street Restaurant and Carluccio’s

“Thank you GSC you helped us to start looking at media in a long term strategic way and to craft big picture stories that brought the store to life. The team bring great energy and creativity to all that they do”

– Peter Willasey, Director of PR at Harrod’s

“Gabrielle Shaw Communications has delivered the most wonderful service over the years we have worked together. The agency are organised and efficient and most importantly have delivered great service year after year and garnered super results that have over achieved their set goals and KPI’s. The agency has brought their wealth of knowledge across all categories and ensured a broad reaching mass of media to visit Bicester Village for varying stories. Gabrielle encourages a young and diverse team who all bring something different to their approach”

– Sophie Hedley, PR & Communications Director at Bicester Village

“GSC thank you for the very good work you did creating the Valigia campaign and bringing in Antonio Berardi as a long-term collaborator. The campaign was very effective and got the attention of the SABMiller board brought to life the concept of Italian style applied to beer in an engaging way and allowed us to bring in a spokesperson who was able to speak about our brand in a way that we could not ourselves”

– Pierpaolo Indelicato, International Marketing Manager, Peroni

“Thank you Gabrielle and team, your bold and creative campaign beat all expectations and the conversations you created around Lidl with an aspirational audience were incredible. It was both strategic and educational and creating a surprise pop-up got us noticed by top food and style influencers”

– Rob Graham, UK Advertising Manager, Lidl

“As a young start up, Gabrielle Shaw Communications’ Accelerator programme was the perfect fit for HURR collective. Their ongoing strategic campaign continues to build brand awareness among industry experts and consumers to help us achieve our commercial objectives our profile. Since working together we have seen sign ups grow by 1000%. GSC have secured features and interviews for us in the world’s most influential titles including Vogue, Financial Times, BBC Worldwide News and Vanity Fair. Their multi-faceted PR approach layering lifestyle, sustainably, soft business and thought leadership has positioned us as one of the UK’s leading fashion rental platforms was cleverly timed for our first round of funding. The team have excellent media relationships and are quick to spot opportunities for us. We also have asked Gabrielle to join our advisory board”

– Victoria Prew, Founder of Hurr Collective