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Shu Uemura passes away, aged 79

January 10, 2008/0.41

Shu Uemura, the cosmetics pioneer known for his scienti?c approach to beauty, died from pneumonia December 29 in Tokyo aged 79.    Uemura was born in Tokyo in 1928. He attended a beauty school and was the only man in his class, according to Reuter. In the 1950s, he began his career as an assistant on a […]

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Gavin Newsom proposes to Jennifer Siebel

January 2, 2008/3.42

We congratulate our friend Jennifer Siebel on her engagement to Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco.    While I haven’t personally heard from Jen yet, the good news is on the newswires presently. Gavin proposed while they vacationed in Hawai’i over the weekend and she accepted, according to the Associated Press.    Lucire ?rst encountered Jen in […]

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Keira Knightley’s Atonement dress voted best film costume

January 1, 2008/10.12

It’s 2008 and two of the three Lucire ‘Insider’ entries are about Keira Knightley. It looks like 2007 was very much Miss Knightley’s year, if all these polls are anything to go by.    From the Press Association: ‘The emerald green dress worn by Keira Knightley in Atonement has been voted the best film costume […]

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Keira Knightley named 2007 beauty icon in UK poll

/3.10

Keira Knightley was named the number one women’s beauty icon of 2007 in a poll of 2,500 people held by UK chain Superdrug.    The Pirates of the Caribbean actress and the face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle perfume (above) beat TV presenter Kelly Brook and supermodel Kate Moss to win the greatest share of votes.    All 10 […]

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Most overexposed person in 2007?

December 30, 2007/5.01

Two words: Pete Doherty.    I am not even sure what fascination he holds. Once a boyfriend of Kate Moss? Read that story. Druggie? Read that story.    Unless he cleans up and gets a knighthood, I am not sure why anyone would make him the subject of any story. You’ll notice we didn’t, all year. You […]

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Unpublished in 2007: Katharine McPhee, Diesel models

December 27, 2007/2.28

With less on the newswires today except for more Sarko and Bruni, we thought we’d put up a few of the unpublished images from our server. Here are two that didn’t make publication for one reason or another: American Idol’s Katharine McPhee (mentioned by Summer Rayne Oakes in Lucire 20) at a skin cancer benefit […]

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Bruni joins Sarko in Luxor

December 26, 2007/2.51

The French political and gossip press, as well as some glossies, united over Christmas as President Nicolas Sarkozy’s girlfriend, model-turned-singer Carla Bruni, ?ew to Luxor with his family to stay at the ?ve-star Hotel So?tel Old Winter Palace (left), near the Karnak temple. The family ?ew on a Falcon 900 private jet loaned by billionaire Vincent Bolloré. This was con?rmed […]

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People’s best and worst of 2007

December 25, 2007/22.54

In today’s video, People’s Ericka Souter discusses her magazine’s end-of-year double issue featuring the best and worst of 2007. Patrick Dempsey is the stand-out celebrity, and makes the cover as ‘Star of the Year’. Inside, there’s an interview with President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.    In addition, People pays tribute to […]

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The stories behind H&M’s Fashion Against Aids collection

December 24, 2007/12.05

How did the celebrities creating designs for the H&M Fashion Against Aids collection get their inspiration? What are the meanings behind the designs? In this video, they reveal all. (Licensed till June 18, 2008.) [Video removed, June 18, 2008] You may also like Lucire updates: emerging talent, a new social network, and Lady Gaga on […]

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H&M releases Fashion Against Aids collection

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Hennes & Mauritz’s Fashion Against Aids collection appears in Lucire today, a few days after its announcement to the media on December 20. A quarter of the proceeds from the sale of the garments, available from the Divided section of H&M stores, will go to HIV and Aids prevention programmes. You may also like The stories […]

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