The global fashion magazine December 2, 2023 


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Distinctive Assets adds extra lustre to the sparkling Diva Foundation holiday special

Distinctive Assets and its owner Lash Fary hosted a memorable On the Carpet party preceding the Diva Foundation’s Divas Simply Singing! Raising Health Awareness TV fundraiser this year
Photographed by Elyse Glickman


Out of the space age; praise for All in Monte Carlo; and trusting your crew

Founder and publisher Jack Yan re-examines the Rabanne H&M collaboration, praises Anna Shilling’s new novel All in Monte Carlo, and comments on one company’s decision to patrol its staff social media activity because of the Gaza conflict


Intrigue on the Riviera

Anna Shilling’s All in Monte Carlo spins a high-stakes tale through the eyes of four women, founded in the very real lives of those who inhabit the quarter in Monaco. We review it
Photographed by Shan Tomouk/@shantomouk


Dua Lipa fronts Puma’s Palermo sneaker campaign

It’s official: you did see Dua Lipa wear Puma gear in her latest video, and now it’s time for the British singer to showcase the return of the Palermo sneaker


Rabanne H&M collaboration brings back the spirit of the ’60s

There’s a hint of 1960s futurism with the Paco Rabanne–H&M collab, but recyclable materials have their part to play in the 2023 interpretations


Grace Han reopens London flagship store; Gabriella Wilde and Zoë Zimmer among VIPs

Grace Han had been forced to close her store during the pandemic, but found out that ‘when one door closes, the heavens open new ones for you’
Photographed by Ian Wallman


LACMA honours Judy Baca and David Fincher, including guests Kim Kardashian, Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer López

Luminaries from the film, arts and celebrity worlds gathered at LACMA on Saturday, including Kim Kardashian, Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer López, Eva Longoria, Jessica Chastain, Paris Hilton, Soo-Joo Park, Keanu Reeves, Billie Eilish, Jodie Comer, Heidi Klum, Brad Pitt, Salma Hayek, and Ke Huy Quan
Photographed by Matt Winkelmeyer, Michael Kovac, Presley Ann, Emma McIntyre, Stefanie Keenan, and Phillip Faraone


Autumn fashions up the ante on recycling and sustainability

Recycling and sustainability feature in a much larger way in autumn–winter 2023–4 collections around the world


Hoka, Nicole McLaughlin team up on fresh take for Mafate Three2 trail sneaker

The New York-based designer, known for her tongue-in-cheek approach, offers her take on the new trail shoe from Hoka


Nomos Glashütte celebrates 175 years; Mellerio débuts fragrance; German Kabirski shows at Milano

Nomos Glashütte’s Tangente makes a return in a limited-edition form; Mellerio gives away its fragrance if your purchase is big enough (conditions apply); and German Kabirski shows off his raw jewellery style to Milano


Lamborghini at Auto e Moto d’Epoca; Paula Sweet presents in Caldogno; K-Wave coming to Auckland

In brief: from two classic Lamborghinis from the 1970s in Bologna and a book launch for Paula Sweet’s Picture Book of Paris in Vicenza, to a music festival celebrating K-pop in Auckland


Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Hansel & Gretel returns, with fun dialled up to 10

The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Ryman Healthcare season of Hansel & Gretel kicks off with a thoroughly enjoyable evening, writes Jack Yan


Alma Novia shows bridal collection for 2024

Targeting youthful, romantic brides, Spanish label Alma Novia shows off its latest collection, with the jumpsuit pride of place among its 2024 trends


Perrier-Jouët promotes collaboration with all species, in new campaign with Mélanie Laurent

Perrier-Jouët fittingly previews a global campaign in Japan, a country it is connected to via its anemone branding


Thoughts as we reach our 26th anniversary

Founder and publisher Jack Yan has a few thoughts as Lucire turns 26—and he’s not going to retell the story about the day we started
Photographed by Andrew Matusik


Matthew McConaughey fronts for SU2C; Carole Bouquet helps seabed restoration; Dyson Zone hits market

In brief: Matthew McConaughey continues his long association with Stand up to Cancer; Carole Bouquet offers her limited-edition wine to €1.000-plus donors to a seabed restoration project in Italy; and Dyson releases its noise-cancelling Zone headphones in New Zealand


Citroën announces ë-C3, a compact EV with 320 km range priced at €23,300

With the C3 its best seller, Citroën has brought out an all-new electric model to keep the line on top


From the city to the Atlantic coast

Beauty brands, lifestyle concepts as well as health and wellness regimens are constantly evolving. Lola Cristall gets a taste at three US east coast events




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