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Missing the holey table

December 10, 2007/4.38

In Lucire issue 24, one of my criticisms about the Quadrant Hotel in Auckland was directed at the table. This table is full of holes as an arty feature. Not a good idea: keys, cards and Strepsils kept falling through the holes.    Quadrant sales and marketing director Penny Evans wrote me today to note that […]

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New watches from TAG Heuer, Maria Sharapova

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TAG Heuer brand ambassador, tennis champion Maria Sharapova, presented several new women’s watches yesterday (Dec. 8) in Miami from the company’s Professional Sports Watch, Carrera and Formula 1 series.    The Professional Sports Watch is ‘inspired’ by Sharapova, and is made of ultra-light titanium and able to absorb 5 kg of shock. It is available in […]

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Ultimate Style: what’s in with fall coats

December 9, 2007/12.19

Beginning today, Lucire will be bringing you clips from Mystyle.com’s Ultimate Style, presented by Daisy Fuentes and Jai Rodriguez. Keep watching for the clips on our home page, or watch this blog for updates. Our first one’s on fall coats, as we join Daisy, Jai and the team at Ann Taylor Loft. You may also […]

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Audi readies A3 Cabriolet for February launch

December 7, 2007/10.58

Audi has done well with Lucire’s annual Car to Be Seen in, being its inaugural winner at the turn of the century. And its latest model, the A3 Cabriolet, could fare well when it hits streets in February 2008 in Germany.    It’s more cohesive in appearance than the A4 Cabriolet, which I had the pleasure […]

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November beauty online

November 27, 2007/0.50

For lovers of beauty out there, a couple of articles this month online (re-runs from Lucire’s print edition) may interest you. We have Schwarzkopf’s spring–summer hair trends for the warming southern summer: I found this interesting from a design perspective, with the comments about futurism. Secondly, Ana Vegar’s earlier story on Clarins’ international make-up artist, Claude […]

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Media finally get behind Lauren Bush’s WFP bag

November 25, 2007/0.53

It has taken the media a while, considering model Lauren Bush has been promoting these since April, but there has finally been worldwide attention on the Feed 1 bag (US$59·95) that she designed in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme. The bag does hit Harrod’s in December at a £30 price, which admittedly lifts […]

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Roberto Cavalli and H&M: the trans-Atlantic party season

November 24, 2007/4.32

You’ve seen the video (which has been on the Lucire home page since late October), now read the article: a little more news of Roberto Cavalli and H&M’s collaboration and the parties they had in Roma and New York to kick it off.    We hesitate linking the video in too many places, since it […]

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A preview of Panos’s summer 2008 collection

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Panos sent me some shots from his summer 2008 catalogue in September and gave permission for Lucire to republish them soon after—something we’ve ?nally done today, for those interested in swimwear. I have seen the whole line-up, but we wanted to keep the brief story to the three shots we had permission for. Trend-wise, they indicate […]

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Condé Nast Portfolio is worth the $60 a year

November 23, 2007/8.05

[Cross-posted] Every now and then, there’s a magazine that captures my imagination. In 1988, it was Autocar; by the early 1990s, it was Wired, then Fast Company by the end of the decade. Now, the magazine (other than any I publish!) is Condé Nast Portfolio.    I’m annoyed that, like Business Week, Portfolio is next to […]

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That little RSS button

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Since last year, eagle-eyed readers will have noticed an RSS link at the top right of every page at Lucire’s online edition that does not work. This was due to a company that we had charged with creating our CMS (content management system) not delivering. But if readers do not mind, I would like to change […]

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