Lucire
The global fashion magazine January 17, 2022 

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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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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Rooftop kenjutsu in Tokyo

Filed by Lucire staff/October 24, 2021/20.53

You won’t need the implant or the Blue Pill to appreciate this incredible offering from Hoshinoya Tokyo, a programme which aims to refresh the mind and body through traditional sword training outdoors at the stratospheric height of 160 m above the ground. Forget your morning yoga. Today you can experience kenjutsu training in a setting […]

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Letter from Paris, October 2021

Filed by Lucire staff/October 20, 2021/18.06

Stanley Moss; Paula Sweet   Above, from top: Paris, with the Tour Eiffel in the distance, as viewed from the Centre Georges Pompidou. The Opéra Garnier. Martha Wilson’s work at the Centre Georges Pompidou. Martha Wilson and photographer Paula Sweet. Artist Markus Hansen with The Empathy Flags. April Gornick and Eric Fishl flank travel editor […]

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Full-size replica of Corgi Aston Martin DB5 unveiled as part of No Time to Die promos

Filed by Lucire staff/August 31, 2021/11.46

With a month to go till the latest James Bond thriller No Time to Die’s world première on September 30, Aston Martin and Corgi Toys have unveiled a full-size replica of the 1965 Corgi scale model of the Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5.    The replica—one of the 25 Goldfinger Continuation cars complete with rotating number […]

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Markus Hansen’s Library for Claude Lévi-Strauss opens in Paris

Filed by Lucire staff/July 3, 2021/13.51

Opening today, the newest addition to the Musée de la Chasse is an exciting permanent installation by artist Markus Hansen entitled Library for Claude Lévi-Strauss, which celebrates one of the fathers of structuralism. Hansen’s career, influenced by the likes of Josef Beuys and the Fluxus movement, spans installation art, painting, photography and architecture. The artist […]

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Top-tier luxury offerings in Saint-Tropez

Filed by Lucire staff/June 30, 2021/19.04

In February, we reported the reopening of favourite properties in Saint-Tropez. Word has just come in that Airelles Château de la Messardière reopens July 1 with two exceptional luxury offerings of interest.    First, from July 1 to October 10, 2021, Château de la Messardière will partner with world-renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa. The pop-up restaurant […]

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Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle: vivre comme le roi

Filed by Lucire staff/June 6, 2021/23.24

Rénée Kemps This week, in an eagerly awaited launch, Airelle’s seventh property, Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle opened outside Paris. The first hotel to operate within the grounds of the Château de Versailles, it’s situated in a building constructed by Louis XIV’s favourite architect, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, in 1681. Guests have access to the […]

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