Lucire
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The making of a Lucire cover

December 9, 2007/4.08

I know some readers are fascinated about how a cover takes shape at Lucire. Again, before these go into the archives, we present the making of the shoot from issue 24. Make-up with Emma Foley Photographer Kelly Thompson discusses the shoot Vanilla works on the hair Thompson shoots Kenzy Cheeseman    If you have been following this […]

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Patrick Dempsey the new face of Versace

December 4, 2007/11.35

Patrick Dempsey of Grey’s Anatomy—let’s also not forget Loverboy and Meatballs III—is the new face of Versace’s men’s line, according to the fashion house. Donatella Versace said to the press, ‘He has that confidence, completely comfortable in his own skin, that is so attractive.’ Mr Dempsey’s campaign has already been shot by Mario Testino and […]

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Is it safe to co-brand with Kate Moss yet?

December 1, 2007/5.01

  If Kate Moss has cleaned up her act since being exposed for doing lines of cocaine by a British tabloid in 2005, then it is right for those who have a demand for her to ask her to be their spokeswoman. Donna Karan is the latest to hire the British supermodel, who is reportedly […]

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On the blogs: a real story about the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

November 30, 2007/23.01

Spotted on Stevie Wilson’s LA-Story site: a video on the casting of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Yes, really: it’s from the show, rather than Heatherette two years ago (I see even the respectable Times of India has reported the Miranda Kerr–Paris Hilton non-incident with the wrong year and venue now).    The show is […]

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The Miranda Kerr v. Paris Hilton incident actually happened in 2005

November 28, 2007/12.56

Quite a few people will have caught the gossip that Miranda Kerr, the Australian model, was upset when Paris Hilton waltzed in to a Heatherette show in 2005 and chose a pink dress that Kerr was scheduled to wear on the catwalk. The organizers obliged and Kerr decided she would leave the matter to karma. […]

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Claudia Schiffer holds off writing autobiography

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Claudia Schiffer says she will continue to hold off writing an autobiography, citing that at 37 she is too young to write about her life. She is also not prepared to divulge personal details, guarding her private life closely.    ‘I’ve had a lot of offers but I just don’t feel ready yet,’ she told […]

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Paulina Porizkova replaces Twiggy for cycle 10 of America’s Next Top Model

November 27, 2007/22.58

Due to con?icting schedules, Twiggy will be unable to appear as a judge alongside Tyra Banks, J. Alexander and Nigel Barker in cycle 10 of the CW’s reality series, America’s Next Top Model. Taking her place will be former Estée Lauder signature face and actress Paulina Porizkova.    Czech-born Porizkova (in which case one probably should […]

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November beauty online

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For lovers of beauty out there, a couple of articles this month online (re-runs from Lucire’s print edition) may interest you. We have Schwarzkopf’s spring–summer hair trends for the warming southern summer: I found this interesting from a design perspective, with the comments about futurism. Secondly, Ana Vegar’s earlier story on Clarins’ international make-up artist, Claude […]

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A long weekend in te Waka a Maui

November 24, 2007/11.32

It was a pleasure bumping in to former Lucire cover girl Amber Peebles (above, posing cheekily while eating salad), newly engaged to TV personality and entrepreneur Brooke Howard-Smith, at Style Christchurch last week.    Also present was Lizzie Gray, Miss New Zealand 2006, and both girls were more than ably looked after by producer extraordinaire Andhy Blake. […]

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Heidi Klum nuts over knockers

November 23, 2007/23.22

Heidi Klum, the German supermodel (I believe we may use that term) stars in a commercial for the telecast of the Victoria’s Secret show next month. The promotion sees Klum joking about her breasts, referring to them as ‘great knockers’, perhaps showing how British colloquialisms have crossed the Pond.    The show, which airs on […]

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