Lucire
The global fashion magazine January 17, 2022 

Welcome to our 25th anniversary year

Filed by Jack Yan/January 3, 2022/12.30

  This year, 2022, marks our 25th anniversary. It is a landmark, and we’ve been incredibly blessed to have made it to a quarter-century. When I started Lucire I had hoped it would be around in 2022 and beyond, but I couldn’t have foreseen the many changes on our planet over the last 25 years. […]

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Cover notes

Filed by Jack Yan/December 26, 2021/12.05

  During the course of 2021, I came across a number of magazine covers from the late 1960s and early 1970s. The era has been the subject of a few pieces from me in the print editions of Lucire, especially the stylistic parallels, but one thing that has not followed suit, apart from some independent […]

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The fluffy therapist

Filed by Lucire staff/December 20, 2021/20.33

There is nothing quite as decadent as walking into a well appointed beauty studio knowing that the next hour or so is totally about you and your self-care; a beautifully arranged room set up just for you, the smell of elegant and all-consuming fragrances of skin care, soft linen, hot steam towels, soothing sounds and […]

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Tash Sultana becomes New Balance’s latest ambassador

Filed by Lucire staff/December 14, 2021/21.59

  Multi-platinum-selling Australian musician and music producer Tash Sultana has been named New Balance’s latest brand ambassador. ‘I have never collaborated with a brand before because nothing felt right to align myself with until I was approached by New Balance,’ said Sultana in a release. ‘I feel this has come at the right time. This […]

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Eden Hore: High Fashion/High Country opens at the Dowse, with a nationally significant collection

Filed by Jack Yan/December 2, 2021/12.10

Derek Henderson Jack Yan   Header image: Kevin Berkahn evening dress and cape photographed at Bannockburn Sluicings, Central Otago by Derek Henderson, 2019. Above, from top: Lurex evening gown by Vinka Lucas photographed at the Poolburn Dam by Derek Henderson, 2019. Kevin Berkahn evening dress, 1973, acquired by Eden Hore for NZ$3,000. Other gowns by […]

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The Fashion Awards 2021 make a splash, returning to a live format at the Royal Albert Hall

Filed by Riveka Thevendran/November 30, 2021/1.41

Gareth Cattermole; Joe Maher   The British Fashion Council (BFC) partnered with TikTok this year on the Fashion Awards. Though an unexpected duo, the Fashion Awards this year changed its format to evolve into a global entertainment platform in order to grow with the times and merge fashion with our growing technological advancements. The award […]

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A tribute to the uniquely creative and brilliant David MacGregor

Filed by Jack Yan/November 28, 2021/9.45

Wayback Machine at Archive.org Above: A 2000 screenshot of Emale, created by David MacGregor.   I was very saddened to learn of the passing of my friend David MacGregor, with whom this magazine collaborated in the early 2000s. But David was much more than the creator of Emale (eMALE in its official form), New Zealand’s […]

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Dr Martens and Lazy Oaf team up for fourth collaboration

Filed by Lucire staff/November 24, 2021/3.22

Katie Silvester   As Lazy Oaf celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2021, the lifestyle brand founded in a north London garage and standing firm on its anti-fast-fashion principles, marks its fourth collaboration with Dr Martens—a long way from its roots selling painted T-shirts from a single stall in east London. Founder Gemma Shiel notes with […]

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Bulgari launches B.Zero1 Rock Chain collection; Lilly zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg among VIPs

Filed by Lucire staff/November 6, 2021/11.26

Franziska Krug/Getty Images   Bulgari held an event for its B.zero1 Rock Chain jewellery collection at the Alhambra on Kurfürstendamm in Berlin on Friday, attended by VIP guests including members of the aristocracy, actors, models, and influencers, with rapper Ufo361 (the stage name of Ufuk Bayraktar) providing live music, Alexander ‘Ali’ Schwarz from Tiefschwarz the […]

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Available now: James Bond’s Original Rivingston Boat Shoe from No Time to Die

Filed by Lucire staff/November 2, 2021/10.14

  Getting a sampling of the James Bond lifestyle is a lot cheaper than you might think. Don’t set your sights on the Omega watch or a 1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage; Sperry offers the Gold Cup Authentic Original Rivingston Boat Shoe, exclusively on sperry.com. Daniel Craig wears these in the scenes shot in Jamaica […]

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