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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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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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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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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Luna Novias shows its bridal trends for 2022

Filed by Lucire staff/December 7, 2021/21.55

  The Rosa Clará group’s Luna Novias line has shown its latest bridal collection for 2022, with an emphasis on the classical, romantic looks, with the company saying the mermaid style remaining one of its favourites. For 2022, it comes in stretch crêpe with a moulding lining, and lace medallions embedded in the train. Plunging […]

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YY Nation launches sustainable Legacy Footwear Collection, with lower carbon footprint

Filed by Riveka Thevendran/December 3, 2021/1.51

  YY Nation, a New Zealand footwear company, launches its Legacy Footwear Collection in New Zealand and the US, presenting its gender-neutral and sustainable sneakers following a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2020. Made from a combination of wool, bamboo, pineapple husk, recycled post-consumer plastic, algæ and sugarcane, the collection, which took three years of intense […]

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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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