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Lucire’s Car to Be Seen in nominees for 2008

December 23, 2007/21.54

Last night, the nominees for Lucire’s Car to be Seen in 2008 were announced: Fiat 500 Ford Mondeo Jaguar XF Volvo C30 Audi A4 Audi S5    Look, ma: no minivans or SUVs. These still have not distinguished themselves, in our book. One looks much the same as the other—except for the Volvo XC60, which we […]

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Summer Rayne Oakes one of Amica’s top 20 trend-setters

December 13, 2007/5.27

I think it’s way cool when another magazine calls one of your own one of its 20 most in?uential trend-setters under 40. And this is out of a global sample of people. Congratulations, Summer Rayne, for making it into Amica’s list! It’s much deserved—and yet another example of how we’ve been ahead of the curve. […]

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Summer Rayne at Live Earth

December 10, 2007/8.27

Lucire editor-at-large Summer Rayne Oakes discusses eco-fashion and responsibly produced beauty products at Live Earth, in this video posted to YouTube over the weekend. You may also like 2005: Summer Rayne Oakes’s first appearance in Lucire Five days in New Zealand with Summer Rayne Oakes Samantha Hannah talks to Summer Rayne Oakes about Style, Naturally […]

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I’ve been travelling

November 23, 2007/3.29

And I love being free. The last month has been pretty hectic, with trips around Australia and New Zealand, plus a very eye-opening humdinger of a trip to Taiwan.    I’ll give my reasons in depth in a future Lucire, but I think Taiwan is the next big vacation spot. You’d normally think of an island […]

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Tesla Roadster delayed, but not due to batteries

October 29, 2007/22.58

Darryl Siry at Tesla Motors sent out an email today advising that The New York Times got an important fact wrong about the production delay facing the Tesla Roadster. On his blog are the facts: I spoke with John Markoff, the author of the article, and he said he was apologetic for the error and […]

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A future Lucire Car to Be Seen in?

October 28, 2007/5.19

[Cross-posted] Honda’s Takeo Fukui has said that he will put the world’s ?rst hydrogen fuel-cell car on the market by next year, with a sticker price of around £50,000. The car emits water vapour as its “exhaust”.    This is fabulous thinking: rather than hold the technology back, as all the other automakers are doing, […]

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The Tesla Roadster is ready

October 13, 2007/23.29

Here’s Lucire’s Car to be Seen in 2007, in production and available to the public. The Tesla Roadster might not sound throaty and grunty but for those of us who grew up with Knight Rider, I suspect we will not care. And the rich environmentalists and celebs who will buy one certainly won’t. You may […]

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Supporting literacy: recycle your magazines

October 11, 2007/22.56

‘Magazine publishing powerhouses and reading advocates team to inspire schools to join global magazine recycling initiative for literacy’. The press release may have a long headline, but the cause is a worthy one.    Since 2005, Lucire has supported the initiatives of MagazineLiteracy.org, aimed at promoting literacy to children initially in the US, through the use […]

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The new Zinio edition, downloadable now

October 6, 2007/13.18

Due to a licensing mix-up with the US edition, we went on Zinio, then went off Zinio, and it was due to the New Zealand and Australian of?ces of this digital magazine delivery service that we had things sorted out for Lucire’s issue 23.    Last week, we uploaded issue 24, which took a tad longer […]

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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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