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Renault launches Laguna Coupé at Festival de Cannes

May 27, 2008/9.07

Renault has launched its new Laguna 3 Coupé—and in one fell swoop, it has turned an odd-looking sedan into a sexy sports car. And as proof that cars are becoming fashion items, the company has launched it at the Festival de Cannes, the Cannes Film Festival, driven to a première by its boss, Carlos Ghosn. […]

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Shoegate: Sarah Riley, Trelise Cooper in payment dispute

May 22, 2008/5.32

It’s another case of ‘She said / She said’ in the fashion world, and Trelise Cooper’s name has come up again.    This time, footwear designer Sarah Riley is accusing Trelise Cooper Ltd. of not paying in full for supplied stock.    On Riley’s side, there might be some hope out there that people remember Trelise […]

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Photo shoot with Agent Provocateur’s one-off Mini

May 20, 2008/23.44

Agent Provocateur has designed a one-off Mini Clubman for the Life Ball, Europe’s biggest Aids charity event. The car will be auctioned after the Ball on Ebay from June 5 to 15, with all proceeds going to the charity. Below are videos from the photo shoot and from Joseph Corré, co-founder of Agent Provocateur, a man […]

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Tissot, Danica Patrick renew commitment for two years

May 17, 2008/10.09

Premier Swiss watch brand Tissot has renewed its contract with its brand ambassador, racing star Danica Patrick.    She endeared herself to the world when she made history by becoming the ?rst woman to win a race in the sport of US open-wheeled racing by clinching her victory in the Japan 300.    In 2005, Patrick became […]

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Neutrogena, Jennifer Garner partner on sun safety

May 8, 2008/13.13

Neutrogena has partnered with Self magazine and Jennifer Garner to unveil what the company calls The Roadmap to Healthy Skin, a viral campaign discussing sun safety and skin cancer awareness.    The Roadmap appears in the May 2008 issue of Self, stressing the importance of self-examination to prevent skin cancer and promote early detection. Self […]

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More on the Naomi Watts–Thierry Mugler Angel campaign

May 6, 2008/11.53

More details are emerging about the Naomi Watts advertisements for Thierry Mugler Angel, from the New York, rather than French, end of the business: Naomi Watts was the inspired choice for Thierry Mugler, over and above her beauty and her star image. Displaying a modern touch, the actress projects a personality that blends sensuality, voluptuousness […]

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Audrey Tautou, Jean-Pierre Jeunet collaborate on Chanel No. 5 ad


Chanel has chosen Jean-Pierre Jeunet to direct the next No. 5 advertising film, starring actress Audrey Tautou starring in the lead role.    Jeunet had directed Tautou already in the César- and BAFTA-winning Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (Amélie in English) and Un long dimanche de fiançailles (The Long Engagement). The Chanel advertisement will be […]

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Naomi Watts is new face of Thierry Mugler Angel fragrance

May 5, 2008/23.34

Actress Naomi Watts is the new face of the Thierry Mugler Angel fragrance, it was announced ahead of her début at the Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.    The company says that Watts is ‘A true embodiment of the fragrance itself and all it represents’. The campaign breaks […]

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Forbes lists world’s 16 top earning models and supermodels

May 2, 2008/6.37

Gisèle Bündchen, whose face promotes products from Disney to Nivea and Aquascutum, is the world’s top-earning model, according to Forbes.    The magazine’s latest table of what it calls the top 15—there are actually 16 models—puts Bündchen’s earnings over the last 12 months at US$35 million, more than double that of Heidi Klum, in second place at […]

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A faster download for the free Lucire supplement

April 30, 2008/12.12

For those who felt that 13 Mbyte for the free 52 pp. Lucire PDF supplement was too much, we have now created a 72 dpi version at 6 Mbyte. The original theory was that if there are people downloading music and movies, then 13 Mbyte might not be too much—but we recognize not everyone has […]

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