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New York should be a humdinger

Filed by Jack Yan/September 6, 2007/13.14

I’m getting great reports about the coverage our team’s doing at the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week spring 2008 collections. Respect to Carolyn, John, Kristina, Stephen and Ann for keeping the Lucire end up! The results will be in the 25th number, celebrating our 10th anniversary. I am glad it is an improvement on the coverage […]

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Claudia Schiffer: it’s harder for supermodels today

Filed by Jack Yan//11.05

Left: A perfect example of the global fashion story: Claudia Schiffer herself modelling H&M, as featured in Lucire in 2000. Photographed by Max Vadukul. I’m glad someone agrees with me when I said earlier that the great global fashion stories seem to have deserted us—unless you drag in a supermodel from the 1980s or 1990s. And […]

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Get Frank launches—with a little help from Lucire

Filed by Jack Yan/September 3, 2007/11.17

Rich and Mitch at Get Frank have launched their site (which is featured in the next print Lucire). And with a little help from yours truly, now doubling as the motoring writer there. Sure, the first piece is a re-run from Lucire (we’ve agreed to license content to Get Frank) but, as far as I […]

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Niue levels the playing field through Seekom

Filed by Jack Yan//2.08

[Cross-posted] My friends Nicky and Simon at Seekom have a great new announcement. I have known about this for some time, but the embargo came off today. Imagine: a New Zealand company developing real-time booking software for the tourism industry of an entire country, in this case, Niue.    The UNDP, which provided some of […]

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Our Cal’s in Ride with the Devil

Filed by Jack Yan/September 2, 2007/6.35

[Cross-posted] During my last trip to Auckland, I was telling a lot of people this: Ride with the Devil, premières TV2, September 4, 11 p.m.    This is a new TV show that stars my friend Caleigh Cheung, an occasional correspondent with Lucire. It’s her first major role in a networked drama, I believe, but […]

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The Lucire blog

Filed by Jack Yan//5.36

For years, I resisted doing a blog on Lucire. Let’s say I wasn’t a convert.    In the 1990s, online publishing was largely an educated person’s game. We were already publishing op-eds in Lucire and had done so for years. Blogging, it seemed, was the dawn of what became known as John Gabriel’s Greater Internet F***wad […]

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