Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 26, 2022 

Fashion

 

 


Behind the scenes of BTS

Korean boy band BTS has been firmly in the Zeitgeist for the last few years. Riveka Thevendran reveals more about their rise and the fashion sense of K-pop’s biggest force
First published in the February 2022 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Footwear fit for gods

Three American-Greek siblings revamp the classic Greek sandal, and add other styles, with the Athens-made Laiik

 


All the love in the world

Lauren DeCarli of Paneros Clothing has ensured that her brand stands up to scrutiny when it comes to its claims of sustainability. Jack Yan looks at the Los Angeles-based eco-fashion label
First published in Lucire issue 44 and in the November 2021 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Born in Riyadh

Né à Riyad
Kayane Mahrejian created her sustainable label, Kaiane Designs, when searching for a wedding dress, and now capably multitasks between designing and working as one of the engineers at NEOM. Jack Yan speaks with her
Kayane Mahrejian a créé son label durable, Kaiane Designs, lors de la recherche d’une robe de mariée, et est désormais capable d’effectuer plusieurs tâches entre la conception et le travail en tant qu’ingénieur chez NEOM. Jack Yan parle avec elle

 


BeMystique offers colourful chic

The UAE beachwear label stretches out with more colour for spring–summer 2022, signalling an optimistic future

 


Earthly soles

A shoe made from plants? That’s exactly what Zen Running Club has achieved, writes Elyse Glickman

 


New takes

Our selection this month celebrates generations-old heritages, some dating back over a century

 


A quiet quality

Her designs may exhibit boldness and quality, but designer Deryn Schmidt is not one to shout from the rooftops. Instead, she has a modest approach to her work, recognized by those truly in the know when it comes to properly tailored, well finished fashion, writes Jack Yan
First published in the December 2021 issue of Lucire KSA

 


With beauty and meaning

Avec beauté et sens
美しさと意味
Seeing that fashion often fell short on innovation and ecological promotion, Laura Sänger created La Katz, a silk label that adopts a cradle-to-cradle philosophy, and eliminates all pollutants and plastics. The result: silk that feels purer than what you might have come to know, raising the standard. Jack Yan interviews her
Voyant que l’industrie de la mode a souvent manqué d’innovation et de promotion écologique, Laura Sänger a créé La Katz, un label de soie qui adopte une philosophie « cradle-to-cradle » et élimine tous les polluants et plastiques. Le résultat : une soie au toucher plus pur que ce que l’on pouvait connaître auparavant, ce qui relève la norme. Jack Yan l’interviewe
ファッションはしばしば革新性(イノベーション)やエコロジーへの取り組みが充分ではないと気付いていたローラ・ゼンガーは、『ゆりかごからゆりかごまで』の哲学を採用し、すべての汚染物質とプラスチックを排除するシルクラベル、ラ・カッツを立ち上げました。その結果、シルクはこれまでの常識を根本から変える、純度の高い製品になりました。 甄爵恩ヤンが彼女にインタビューします
Photographed by Luise Hannah Reichert and Kaja Wagner
First published in issue 43 of
Lucire

 


Autumn alliteration

With Spencer doing its premières, Chanel and Mouawad show off their jewellery (and Chanel its haute couture), while Missoni, Tiffany & Co., and Mellerio dits Meller add volume to their offerings

 


The Generation Z game

Le jeu de la genération Z
There’s been a lot of talk in marketing circles about the next influential demographic, Generation Z. Jack Yan looks at how fashion brands can appeal to them
Dans les milieux du marketing, on parle beaucoup de la prochaine génération démographique, la génération Z. Jack Yan examine comment les marques de mode peuvent les intéresser
From the October 2021 issue of Lucire KSA

 


The holistic approach

Alterre might not be the only shoe label with sustainability cred, but the way founders Harmony Pilobello and Shilpa Iyengar approach the business definitely raises the standard on how a responsible fashion brand works, writes Jack Yan
First published in the September 2021 issue of Lucire KSA

 


New decade, new energy

Twenty twenty is not the first time that the turn of a decade had so much change. Jack Yan looks at previous new decades, and remains optimistic
Abridged from the July 2020 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Luxury precision

This month’s selection shows a far greater degree of precision than what “regular” luxury might demand
From the September 2021 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Classic with a twist

Puglia-born, London-based Nico Didonna started with a dream to travel, and found himself as one of the UK’s sought-after creators of quality, classic design with a contemporary touch. He tells Jack Yan his story
Photographed by Morax Photography
Modelled by Sophia Nooshin

 


The calmer days of summer ’21

We feature some late summer (or winter, depending on where you are) débuts, with calm shades and statement jewellery on trend

 


Fashion for the real world

Gigi Moda has found incredible success in the US in the six years since it started. Its founder and creative director Francine Wathelet shares the secrets to her success with Jack Yan
Photographed by Jonathan Ivan
Modelled by Quintana Quinor
Wardrobe styled by Alan Montes from the Wear the Future showroom
Make-up by Natalie Wertheim
First published in the June 2021 issue of
Lucire KSA

 


Comfort for summer

The upcoming summer season is all about being comfortable, and who can blame us, after the stresses of the pandemic? We look at accessories from both sides of the Atlantic

 


Exposing fast fashion

Victoria Whisker speaks with Berlin-based French designer Justine Leconte, who is passionate about ethical fashion and making sure that labels don’t use the COVID-19 crisis to stop paying their suppliers
First published in the October 2020 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Denim hits high gear

Declare Denim’s unique, handmade denim jackets are conscientiously and sustainably put together for those who consider themselves disruptors and part of a cultural shift. Jack Yan interviews its founder Clare Hamilton
Photographed by Matthias Carette

 


Creating the future

Annabelle Azadé, the woman behind the first sustainable ‘see-now, buy-now’ digital fashion show, tells Lucire how she went from studying at the Sorbonne in Paris, to travelling the world, to representing and showcasing eco-fashion brands in Los Angeles
Photographed by Matthias Carette

 


Salone Monet’s nude revolution: made in your shade

Jody Miller talks to Salone Monet, who learned the craft of making luxury shoes herself to redress the balance of an industry that can treat women of colour as an afterthought

 


Cupid’s kiss

Sopheak Seng asks: why go down the traditional route of chocolate and roses for Valentine’s Day? Think outside the heart-shaped box this year

 


Citizen of the world

Karnit Aharoni lived and worked all over the world before deciding to create her luxury designer label in France. She tells Jack Yan her story and her approach to creating fashion
Photographed by Greg Alexander

 


Fresh starts for the Spanish spring

Madrid wanted audiences to cast off their pandemic-affected winters as it showed vibrant spring 2021 collections. Meg Hamilton makes her picks for the season

 


 

 

 

 

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