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Dorian Leigh, former Vogue cover girl, dies at 91

July 9, 2008/23.50

Dorian Leigh, who graced numerous McCall’s, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue covers and Revlon advertisements in the 1940s and 1950s, has died aged 91 in Falls Church, Va., according to her family.    Leigh was married ?ve times and her life during her modelling years was well documented by the gossip magazines of the day.    She was […]

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Send Sam positive vibes as Miss Universe 2008 kicks into high gear

July 6, 2008/11.22

Preliminaries for Miss Universe began Sunday, where the contes­tants model in their bikinis; and the inter­views on Monday are three minutes long, with three judges.    This surprises me, because we inter­viewed the contes­tants in New Zealand over a mini­mum of 10 minutes with ?ve judges—and I dare say, though I never timed the sessions, […]

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Refreshing images from YSL Beauté

July 3, 2008/4.38

We seldom focus on a single product in the print editions’ beauty pages, unless it’s a special promotion on behalf of a client in an advertorial. But we couldn’t pass up these beautiful visuals for one of the products we are featuring in the next Lucire in New Zealand, the Flash Radiance Skincare Brush from […]

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Sam’s enjoying her time at Miss Universe

July 1, 2008/4.18

Miss New Zealand, Samantha Powell, ?ew out to Vietnam a couple of weeks ago and the Fairfax Press gave her a bit of a boost yesterday in the local media. It’s in stark contrast to the hatchet job the same publishing group gave her predecessor, Laural Barrett, last year.    If you head to the […]

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Naomi Campbell says racism fuelled Heathrow incident

June 22, 2008/0.37

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been fined £2,300 and was sentenced to 200 hours’ community service after admitting two counts of assaulting a police officer and one of disorderly conduct.    However, Campbell said to Sky News prior to her Friday court appearance that racism directed at her was one of the reasons she was sent […]

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Emma Watson is new face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle

June 16, 2008/9.49

Sources are reporting that Emma Watson, Hermione of the Harry Potter movie series, is the new face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle fragrance, replacing fellow British actress Keira Knightley (left).    Knightley’s contract for the fragrance ends in the summer, but Chanel will possibly re-sign her in another role.    The of?cial announcement will be probably made next […]

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A birthday surprise: Adriana Lima engaged to Marko Jari?

June 13, 2008/13.33

People magazine reports that model Adriana Lima and basketball player Marko Jari? are engaged.    Jari?’s publicist, James Weir, says that the proposal was on Thursday night, on Lima’s 27th birthday.    The pair had been dating for nine months.    Lima, who hails from Salvador, Brazil, is one of the world’s most recognizable models and […]

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Reese Witherspoon in Japan, highlighting breast cancer issues

June 12, 2008/14.11

Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon, in her capacity as Avon Global Ambassador and honorary chairman of the Avon Foundation, visited Japan and was the guest of honour at a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, where she met breast cancer survivors.    The Foundation is focused on breast cancer, domestic violence and emergency relief. As part of Witherspoon’s […]

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Yves Saint Laurent, fashion legend, dies

June 2, 2008/0.13

Yves Saint Laurent, arguably the world’s most famous fashion designer, has died in Paris on Sunday, 11.10 p.m. local time, aged 71, according to the Pierre Bergé–Saint Laurent Foundation.    Born Yves Henri Donat Mathieu Saint Laurent in Oran, Algeria on August 1, 1936, he had a childhood fascination for clothes, often teased and bullied […]

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Miss New Zealand spurs cooperation between former rivals

May 20, 2008/21.53

Miss Universe New Zealand 2008 Samantha Powell will be getting support not only from the pageant and its sponsors, but from her former rival, Miss Wellington—Rebecca Connor of About You Artistry (    About You Artistry, a company specializing in make-up, is owned by Miss Connor. She has agreed to do Miss Powell’s make-up for […]

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