Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 29, 2024 
Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

Ugly Betty gives the wrong idea

September 28, 2007/1.57

I know there were a lot of Ugly Betty advertisements on the Lucire site today, as the show premières for its new season on ABC in the US. Call it good targeting: those into fashion might be in to Ugly Betty, as many of our interns are. And I have heard of some admit that they expected to be […]

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Jennifer Hawkins, as originally destined for Lucire

September 25, 2007/13.38

For whatever reason, we have photographs on file here at Lucire that do not get published. Such as this 2006 pic of Miss Universe 2004 (and Miss Australia 2004) Jennifer Hawkins, which we could have run in our ‘Scene’ section if it were not for some questionable staffers a year ago. And since Laural Barrett, […]

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Amber Peebles, Amanda Tomasoa on the Lucire brand

September 21, 2007/12.27

[Cross-posted] Another “refugee” story from 2006, already posted to my personal blog. But I think it’s worth a re-run, now that a Lucire blog exists.    Amber Peebles, Miss World New Zealand 2003–4 and now an MTV New Zealand host, is a bit of a fashion designer in her own right. She made the lace top […]

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Help us find the Face of Fashion Week

September 14, 2007/12.44

Lucire is among the supporters of the Face of Air New Zealand Fashion Week, on the public days of September 21–2. It’s an initiative from Nova Models, Talent & Actors (with whom we have worked very successfully for Cadbury Dream Model Search) and Catwalk Studios (whose Amanda Dorcil was one of Lucire’s print edition’s original photographers). We […]

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Coyote site live

September 12, 2007/13.59

    Devin Colvin, entertainment ed. here at Lucire, served as producer for the movie, Coyote, part of the official selection at the San Diego Film Festival and the Big Bear Lake Film Festival this year. The synopsis:   After their friend is deported to Mexico, two young Americans decide to smuggle him back across […]

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Model search for Napoleon Perdis face of 2008

/13.03

Here’s one of two modelling contests that I want to let folks in on—the ?rst is the Napoleon Perdis Model Search that my friends at StarNow are running. And Napoleon is one of the community of internationally minded Greek entrepreneurs that I seem to be in contact with regularly. So there are two groups of […]

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Dame Anita Roddick, DBE: leadership is about humanity

September 11, 2007/13.51

I cannot be sure whether, if Dame Anita Roddick had not lived, Lucire would have taken the ethical, socially responsible route. It’s not so much that we don’t believe in corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, would we have had the courage to have become the United Nations Environment Programme’s ?rst fashion industry partner in 2003? […]

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Claudia Schiffer: it’s harder for supermodels today

September 6, 2007/11.05

Left: A perfect example of the global fashion story: Claudia Schiffer herself modelling H&M, as featured in Lucire in 2000. Photographed by Max Vadukul. I’m glad someone agrees with me when I said earlier that the great global fashion stories seem to have deserted us—unless you drag in a supermodel from the 1980s or 1990s. And […]

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