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News round-up: London’s Newgen recipients, Her Businesswoman of the Year finalists, and latest features

Filed by Lucire staff/June 19, 2012/1.37

The British Fashion Council has announced the recipients of the Newgen sponsorship, giving designers a chance to show at London Fashion Week’s spring–summer 2013 shows in September.
   On the catwalk are: J. W. Anderson, Michael van der Ham and Simone Rocha. Christopher Raeburn, J. J. S. Lee, Lucas Nascimento, Marques Almeida, Nasir Mazhar and Sister by Sibling will have presentations. At the exhibition are Huishan Zhang, Lim Cooper, Palmer Harding and Sophia Webster.
   Her magazine, meanwhile, has announced the finalists for the 2012 Her Businesswoman of the Year. Past winners have included Cilla Hegarty of NZ Tax Refunds Ltd, Brigit Blair of Linden Leaves, Peri Drysdale of Snowy Peak Ltd., and, the event’s current organizer, Annah Stretton.
   Finalists for Best New Business are Sachie Nomura (Sachie’s Kitchen), Melanie Bunn (Succulent) and Jude McNab (the Catlins Soap Co.). For Best SME, the finalists are Sandra Boston (Kiwi Cake Supplies Ltd.), Cecilia Robinson (Au Pair Link), and Dawn Engelbrecht (sKids). The Most Sustainable Business winner will be chosen from Brenda Ford (Zoom Technologies Ltd), Dawn Engelbrecht (sKids), Sandra Boston (Kiwi Cake Supplies Ltd.), and Kathy MacVicar (Flying Saucers).
   Winners will be announced on June 22.
   Don’t forget the latest Lucire features that have gone online in the main part of the website. Roanna Bell interviews Amy-Rose Goulding of Julian Danger, after what Lucire felt was the show of the week at Wellington Fashion Week, with photography by Nikita Brown. Paris editor Lola Saab has taken in exhibitions for Helmut Newton, and Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs. In London, Elina Lukas has interviewed Lagom designer Irena Lane. Elyse Glickman has travelled to Chile in our three-page feature, while Yuka Murai investigates the harajuku movement.
   Sopheak Seng, Roanna Bell, Olivia Wild and Roger Wong were among the team behind a vintage shoot in Wellington, and, in case you missed it, Viviana Pannell looked at her favourites at Australian Fashion Week.

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