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Payless collaborates with Summer Rayne Oakes on green footwear line

October 13, 2008/13.28

Payless ShoeSource has announced plans to launch the first affordable green footwear line due in stores early next year and that it has signed an agreement with Summer Rayne Oakes, Discovery Network’s Planet Green fashion and beauty expert, author of Style, Naturally: the Savvy Shopping Guide to Sustainable Fashion & Beauty (Chronicle Books, February 2009) […]

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Merger, divestiture won’t rescue Detroit’s automakers

October 11, 2008/12.02

[Cross-posted] It looks like the American Big Three are doing pretty much what I warned them against in my ‘Saving Detroit’ piece presented to the Medinge Group in August.    GM and Chrysler have had exploratory merger talks, while Ford may sell its controlling stake in Mazda.    They have cited dropping sales, caused in […]

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From Marisa Miller and Harleys, to James Bond and Astons

October 10, 2008/5.08

Two motoring-related snippets this time—and I’ll keep it short given that this isn’t why some of you come to Lucire.    The first item relates to our most popular item this week: Harley–Davidson has released images of the photo shoot that model Marisa Miller appears in for its V-Rod Muscle model.    A video on […]

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Heidi Klum jewellery copying case settled

October 9, 2008/0.39

A US federal judge has dismissed the case between Van Cleef & Arpel, and Mouawad USA Inc. and Heidi Klum GmbH, over a line of jewellery bearing Klum’s name.    Late last year, Lucire reported that Van Cleef & Arpel sought damages of US$25,000 against the defendants for allegedly copying its Alhambra clover design.   […]

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Marisa Miller becomes face of Harley–Davidson


It’s Marisa Miller’s year. After signing a contract with Victoria’s Secret to be one of its ‘Angels’, Miller (left, in a Victoria’s Secret campaign) will now team up with Harley–Davidson to promote its latest model.    Miller’s campaign will break October 10, promoting the Harley–Davidson V-Rod Muscle motorcycle (below).    The California-born model says that […]

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Lucire’s top three

October 7, 2008/6.40

Killing two birds with one stone here: as of today, you’ll notice the home page has changed even more. We now have the main cover story in its own box, the same type as the ones broadcasting the ‘Insider’ headlines and the Lucire TV clip.    Today’s cover story is about Finnish fashion, written by […]

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Lucire home page evolves

October 6, 2008/12.34

Regular readers might notice, if they scroll, a few changes to our home page.    We’re not Facebook, so the change is designed to be evolutionary and not upset readers who have grown accustomed to where things are on the home page. There’s nothing tricky code-wise behind the scenes.    Recognizing the growing importance of […]

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Opel shows new Insignia Sport Tourer

October 5, 2008/5.17

Lucire has always preferred estate cars—station wagons in North America and the antipodes—to SUVs, such as our first choice of the Audi A4 Avant as our Car to Be Seen in back in 2001. So we like this trend toward sporting, lifestyle wagons. Opel’s new Insignia Sport Tourer is a recognition of that trend, replacing […]

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Renault launches new Mégane Coupé and berline at Paris Salon

October 4, 2008/3.47

The Paris Salon is now on for the car trade, and one of the most stunning débutantes is the Renault Mégane Coupé. We’ve been big fans of the Mégane all along, and this new coupé is a cracker. The sleek window line gives a sporting, dynamic feel, and the accents on the bumper and spoiler […]

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Lucire issue 26: download your free supplement here

September 21, 2008/11.39

Left: On your newsstands, Lucire no. 26, with cover by Kelly Thompson. Below left: The cover to the downloadable free supplement, with cover by Morand/Zwirner Photography (the full shoot appears in the newsstand edition). Issue 26 of Lucire is on the newsstands, but we realize some readers overseas mightn’t want to order it online if […]

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