Lucire
The global fashion magazine June 26, 2022 

Coupé crossovers are the latest fad, as Ford Evos and Roewe Jing appear at Auto Shanghai

Filed by Lucire staff/April 19, 2021/21.45

It seems coupé crossovers, low-slung fastbacks riding on big wheels, are the trendy shape for cars now, after a decade dominated by the boxier variety, if Auto Shanghai’s débutantes today are any indication.    Ford showed its Evos crossover, with hints of the Mustang Mach-E—a car, based on its development code, that started off as […]

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Labelhood kicks off Shanghai Fashion Week autumn–winter 2021–2 with hit live-streamed show

Filed by Lucire staff/April 7, 2021/21.34

Labelhood, China’s first fashion incubator combining design and brand management, has presented its first show at the Tank Shanghai complex, opening Shanghai Fashion Week’s autumn–winter 2021–2 Shanghai Fashion and Lifestyle Carnival.    The show was hosted by beauty influencer Li Jiaqi, and streamed on his Taobao channel, which allowed audiences to purchase the items they […]

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Fila brings back the spirit of ’76 with collection inspired by Adriano Panatta

Filed by Lucire staff/March 25, 2021/12.51

Fila has tapped into the 1970s with a range inspired by its clothing for tennis star Adriano Panatta in 1976.    Although the brand began in 1911 by the Fila brothers in Biella, Italy, it is perhaps most memorable after the 1960s when it became a global sporting brand, specializing in tennis outfits. In the […]

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Sui He tapped as Elizabeth Arden’s newest ambassador

Filed by Lucire staff/March 5, 2021/22.46

Model and actress Sui He (何穗) has been named Elizabeth Arden’s newest ambassador.    Hailing from China, where she established her modelling career after winning a competition at age 17, He went on to become the first Asian model to open a US designer show (Ralph Lauren, fall–winter 2011–12) and the second model of Chinese […]

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For SAIC’s goodness: MG launches HS plug-in hybrid SUV

Filed by Jack Yan/March 3, 2021/3.29

MG Motor has announced the plug-in hybrid version of the HS for the Australian and New Zealand markets, in a live-streamed launch on March 2.    The HS plug-in hybrid is the second electrified MG on sale in the region, after the all-electric ZS crossover, the price leader in the segment. The HS range effectively […]

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Net-a-Porter, Art021 seek 2021’s Incredible Female Artist; Tan Zhuo named celebrity judge

Filed by Lucire staff/February 22, 2021/10.21

Net-a-Porter, continuing to make headway in China, has announced a partnership with Art021, the 21st contemporary art fair at the Shanghai International Art Festival. On February 9, Net-a-Porter and Art021 launched a public art project to identify the Incredible Female Artist for 2021, someone who is ‘delivering the art spark for incredible people’.    Film […]

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Simone Rocha is H&M’s next designer collaboration

Filed by Lucire staff/January 14, 2021/15.28

H&M London-based Irish designer Simone Rocha is the next collaborator with H&M, with a collection launching March 11, comprising clothing for women, men and children—the first time Rocha has completed a collection for the entire family. Each category includes a full wardrobe. Also under the Simone Rocha × H&M banner are jewellery and pearl-embellished footwear. […]

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Future imperfect

Filed by Jack Yan/December 15, 2020/10.59

Adi Constantin/Unsplash Above, from top: The real 2015 and one photo that summarizes the decade: Kendall and Kylie Jenner go shopping for Ugg shoes in New York, and take a selfie. The 2015 of fiction: Michael J. Fox outside a cinema in Back to the Future Part II (1989). Still from Ridley Scott’s 1982 film […]

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British Fashion Council announces the Fashion Awards 2020, with Beijing, Shanghai screenings

Filed by Lucire staff/December 3, 2020/23.01

With the UK continuing to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Awards (formerly the British Fashion Awards) announced its 20 winners with a digital film première.    The 30-minute film went live at www.fashionawards.com today and on YouTube on the BFC’s account, and was screened in selected cities, including Beijing and […]

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Intimissimi shows staples for autumn–winter 2020–1

Filed by Lucire staff/November 20, 2020/6.20

Above: Intimissimi’s cashmere looks for autumn–winter 2020–1. Intimissimi has shown its staples for autumn–winter 2020–1, with designs that can be worn year-wound. There are two series: an ultra-light cashmere range, and a wool–silk blend range.    The cashmere range is extremely soft and can be worn next to the skin. There are four basic styles, […]

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