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What’s in Lucire issue 30?

Lucire issue 30
Issue 30 A stunning cover photographed by Dorit Thies


It’s another lavish and content-packed edition of Lucire. Find out below what’s in our latest number, in print, or for Ipad, Android or as a PDF, or order right here

18 Red alert
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Sales of luxury goods in the mainland have always been strong but consumers have traditionally gone for well known, branded bling rather than more refined products. But lately there has been a noticeable shift, not away from luxury goods, but towards a wider, more unique offer. Is the Chinese market getting more discerning? Geneviève Hole wonders

26 Showing who’s Boss

The house’s heritage means that Hugo Boss’s autumn–winter 2013–14 collection stays within well defined historical boundaries, says Tiffany Fernando

28 Paris: a lavish indulgence
Lola Saab gets seduced by all that Paris’s couture week had on display; from the allure of Paris, the lavish garments and extravagant jewellery to the wonderfully choreographed shows
Chanel reviewed by Geneviève Hole

34 Chanelore for the everyday

Tiffany Fernando on the timelessness of an original Gabrielle Chanel-designed piece, and the ideology the designer tried to espouse
illustrated by Karl Lagerfeld

36 Five hundred reasons to envy
The pinnacle of luxury: the Van Cleef & Arpels: the Art of Fine Jewellery exhibition moves on to the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Lola Saab attends and talks to the curator and Van Cleef & Arpels’ heritage director

56 Beauty gets social

Are beauty brands understanding social? Lucire publisher Jack Yan looks at a small selection, and imparts his thoughts on what makes a successful social media campaign

84 Keeping up with Hannah Jones

Hannah Jones, from cycle 16 of America’s Next Top Model, is forging ahead with her career, focusing on the New Age projects that express who she is
photographed by Taylor Kent

100 F sharp
Lucire’s 13th Car to Be Seen in is a lucky one indeed: Jaguar’s new F-type gets our nod. Jack Yan explains why

102 Driving inspiration

Automotive designer Stephen Harper’s career began as an apprentice at British Leyland, while on his cv are cars for Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce. He was one of the first occidental car designers in China. He speaks to Jack Yan on how he got started, the car design industry, current trends, and the exciting future ahead

112 A gem in the Pacific

Amber Peebles
heads to Bora-Bora, a welcome retreat on an island deservedly called paradise by many
photographed by the author and by Brooke Howard-Smith

120 Malaysian mosaic
The enigmatic nation of Malaysia is an elaborate patchwork of culture, architecture and foods, bridging together China, India, Thailand and other neighbouring countries, writes Elyse Glickman
photographed by the author

42 Aerodynamique

creative direction by Buoy: Michael Beel and Derek Elvy
photographed by Louise Hatton

48 Reading the classics

photographed by Dorit Thies

62 The winter palace

photographed by Gary Lupton

74 Land of black gold

photographed by TJ Manou

Plus our usual departments: fashion, beauty, Living, Volante, and Luxury Line.

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