Lucire
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Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

Miscellaneous items on our desk

April 27, 2008/12.11

There are only 8,000 each for him and for her of the Diesel Fuel for Life Special Edition bottles, launched December 2007—and if you search, you may still be able to find some at ‘exclusive sales outlets’. We had to mention it since we think this is the coolest looking bottle for the first part […]

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Dita von Teese, Cointreau collaborate on NYC show

April 26, 2008/4.28

Click on centre of image to play World-renowned burlesque performer Dita von Teese and Cointreau, the famous French orange liqueur, hosted a lavish debut party in New York for their ?rst collaborative effort, the Be Cointreauversial Show at the Angel Orensanz Foundation at 172 Norfolk Street.    Over 500 guests turned out including Jason Lewis, […]

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Gotta get a bloomin’ move on

April 25, 2008/2.36

This Mini Cooper S Clubman was my set of wheels when in Auckland. A great little car, and thanks to Piers, Kelly and Grant for their help at BMW. And thanks in addition to Kelly for sending back my Italian Job CD, which I left in the CD player. A full review in an upcoming […]

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A free issue of Lucire—online now

April 15, 2008/7.55

Each time we put out a Lucire in print, regardless of country, I wonder: do the folks in the countries (such as the UK) where the magazine is not available know what some of the layouts look like?    This time around, Laura and I decided we would do a 52 pp. downloadable PDF, containing […]

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Talking car interviews Heidi Klum, David Hasselhoff for VW

April 3, 2008/13.31

It’s not the new Knight Rider (which returns on NBC this year), but Max, a talking, black 1964 Volkswagen Käfer—Beetle to Anglophones—which will front a campaign for Volkswagen of America launching today called Das Auto.    Max will interview, in a talk show setting, supermodel Heidi Klum, TV personality David Hasselhoff—who should have no problems conversing with […]

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George Clooney launches his own fashion line in Milano

March 24, 2008/21.38

It had to happen sooner or later. Of all the celebs out there, George Clooney is particularly marketable, not just because of his looks, but because of his social activism. Thanks in part to his politician Dad Nick, the younger Mr Clooney is probably interested in more than acting.    At the Westin Palace in […]

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Rescuing the Britney Spears image

March 22, 2008/23.59

With all the negative attention that Britney Spears gets, is it a good time to be marketing her Believe fragrance? It’s what we’ve alluded to in our beauty article online today.    We hope Ms Spears will get well—and that the paparazzi lay off her a little. Unfortunately, the Britney economy is worth hundreds of […]

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The three-pointed star goes Avantgarde

March 21, 2008/9.47

  The Mercedes-Benz C200K Avantgarde gets the Lucire road test treatment—rather than analysing horsepower and acceleration, we weigh up the style quotient. It passes—if you are looking for a car that expresses Germanic rationality with something special. It’s got a ?ght on its hands this year, with a revised BMW 3-series and a new Audi […]

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Elizabeth Arden Eight-Hour Cream, $5—but only at one store

March 7, 2008/23.53

With the reopening of the Elizabeth Arden ?agship store on Thursday, the company is retailing its famous Eight-Hour Cream for US$5 for Friday and this weekend at that one location. Read more in our article, including Catherine Zeta-Jones’s ribbon-cutting—or head to 691 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. You may also like MAC Cosmetics celebrates […]

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Fellow publishers, do you go through this?

February 28, 2008/19.36

I can’t believe it: yet another stylist’s letter making the rounds in NYC that we have no knowledge of. Again, I won’t name the stylist, but if you are going to go around with a letter that bears my name and signature, I’ll give you one bit of advice: get the postal code right. Copying […]

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