The global fashion magazine May 24, 2022 

Sweden’s king of swimwear, Panos Papadopoulos, reveals all in his new autobiography

Filed by Jack Yan/May 16, 2022/5.45

  Toward the end of next week, Panos Papadopoulos’s autobiography, Panos: My Life, My Odyssey, comes out in London, with an event in Stockholm following. This is an intimate memoir about Panos’s rise, from childhood poverty in Greece to the ‘king of swimwear’ in Scandinavia. Not only do I have an advance copy, I collaborated […]

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Shein’s rise helped by those unaware of allegations of copying and lack of transparency

Filed by Lucire staff/May 4, 2022/11.20

Despite pushing slow fashion and environmental sustainability in our pages, in a quest to inform consumers on how to be more conscious of their purchasing, it’s disappointing to note that the fastest-growing app in the US is the antithesis of that: Shein has been downloaded more than Tiktok, Instagram and Twitter, according to one publication. […]

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Electrified Jaguar XK140 by Lunaz a lavish wedding gift for Brooklyn Beckham

Filed by Lucire staff/April 10, 2022/23.12

  As wedding gifts go, this is very special: an electrified Jaguar XK140 by Lunaz. It’s what Brooklyn Beckham can expect from his father, David Beckham, who invested in Lunaz last year. Lunaz remanufactures and electrifies vehicles, and this particular light blue example represents thousands of hours’ work by its 120-strong team. The electrified classic […]

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Darren McKoy named Dr Martens’ global creative director

Filed by Lucire staff/April 8, 2022/1.01

  Darren McKoy has been named Dr Martens’ new global creative director. McKoy has had a long-time connection with the brand, from wearing his first pair as a schoolboy. He understands that Dr Martens wearers have a close and personal association with the brand. McKoy, who hails from Sheffield, first joined Dr Martens in 2015 […]

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Opel returns to New Zealand with electrified entries in every model line

Filed by Jack Yan/March 24, 2022/0.03

  If you’re a curious soul like me, you’d have stumbled across the website a few days ago, and realized that was the German brand being teased to press, something that was officially announced today to New Zealand motoring journalists. The clue wasn’t so much in the ‘modern German’ mention in the teaser, but […]

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Publisher’s picks: a selection of our favourite Lucire print covers

Filed by Jack Yan/March 11, 2022/20.21

With our 25th anniversary, I’ve been wanting to look back through some of our shoots. Originally I had the idea of looking back at our favourite photographers, but that proved impossible, as there are so many styles and approaches that we can’t fairly rank one above another. In the overwhelming majority of cases, we’ve loved […]

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Rolls-Royce introduces Black Badge Ghost to New Zealand

Filed by Lucire staff/March 4, 2022/20.00

Natalie Chan   Lucire was among the first New Zealand media to be shown the Rolls-Royce Black Badge Ghost, the storied car maker’s most dynamic model, created for those who prefer to drive their luxury saloons themselves. Black has become one of the sought-after shades for cars when owners want to signal that they’re driving […]

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Malo Cashmere shows capsule dress collection commemorating 50th anniversary

Filed by Lucire staff/February 25, 2022/21.52

  Malo Cashmere has kicked off its 50th anniversary celebrations showing an art-déco-inspired capsule collection of cashmere dresses at an event held at the 10 Corso Como market complex. Malo Cashmere has kicked off its 50th anniversary celebrations showing an art-déco-inspired capsule collection of cashmere dresses at an event held at 10 Corso Como. The […]

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Noting the changes behind the scenes

Filed by Jack Yan/February 13, 2022/12.16

  It’s so nice to see Kayane Mahrejian, the subject of our latest fashion feature on the Lucire website, enjoy her copy of Lucire KSA, where her story first appeared. Thank you for sharing this tastefully arranged photo with your Instagram followers.   As some of you have noticed, this site is working more smoothly […]

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Lupita Nyong’o fronts Saks’ colourful spring 2022 luxury fashion campaign

Filed by Lucire staff/February 8, 2022/21.09

Joshua Kissi Header photo: Lupita Nyong’o models Brandon Maxwell. Above, from top: The campaign features outfits from Mônot and Versace.   Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o fronts Saks’ spring 2022 campaign, which breaks digitally first through social media, the web, and email. The images, photographed by Joshua Kissi and styled by Micaela Erlanger, see Nyong’o […]

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