Lucire
The global fashion magazine January 17, 2022 

Kicking off ’22: Chanel’s Coco Crush jewellery, and Ruby’s Cucumber collection

Filed by Lucire staff/January 11, 2022/10.24

  Among those kicking off news for the year is Chanel, who has débuted its Coco Crush collection for 2022 designed by Chanel’s Fine Jewellery Creation Studio. The new entries have been inspired by the quilted motif, which first appeared on the 2.55 handbag in 1955. They are available in beige gold, yellow gold or […]

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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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Cardi B and Reebok drop metallic footwear as part of new capsule collection

Filed by Lucire staff/December 29, 2021/1.17

  Showing that metallics are still popping up—and finding favour among the trendy—Cardi B and Reebok are following up their earlier Let Me Be … in My World capsule collection released in the summer. This latest drop, entitled Let Me Be … in My World Nighttime, includes a metallic Cardi B Classic Leather sneaker, and […]

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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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Eating our way through Paris—encore

Filed by Lucire staff/December 25, 2021/11.09

Wait around long enough in Paris and you’ll stumble upon evidence of a new ephemeral culinary concept. This season it’s nomadic restaurants. They pop up here and there, not intended to last that long, run by adventurous young chefs, usually on the pricey side. Exciting, inventive menus can be found, the most popular cuisines being […]

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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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Two months: the long process of getting our Twitter account back

Filed by Jack Yan/December 18, 2021/11.07

  We don’t know if it was our letter to Twitter’s lawyers that did it, but as of the 17th—the deadline we gave Twitter for a response—we regained access to our account. The process from losing our account in October to the repeated attempts to regain it was unnecessarily drawn out and at times farcical. […]

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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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Wētā Workshop creates Tūī design for 2021 Aotearoa Music Awards

Filed by Riveka Thevendran/December 11, 2021/9.36

  The CEO and creative director at Wētā Workshop, Sir Richard Taylor, and his team have the honour of designing the Tūī award for the 2021 Aotearoa Music Awards and have decided on a unique take on the native bird from which it draws its name. Joined by Dick Frizzell (2018) and Boh Runga (2019), […]

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Rich Paul and New Balance collaborate on 550 sneaker and apparel line

Filed by Riveka Thevendran/December 9, 2021/11.44

  In the latest collaboration between New Balance and sport agent Rich Paul, the founder of Klutch Sports Group and the boyfriend of singer Adele, a limited-edition, unisex 550 sneaker has been released alongside apparel ranging from athletic-inspired T-shirts and basketball shorts, to full sweatsuits. The collection embodies the message of overcoming difficulties to achieve […]

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