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Two Bond girls announced: Gemma Arterton, Olga Kurylenko in next film

January 10, 2008/9.41

James Bond has two new Bond girls. British actress Gemma Arterton and Ukrainian model Olga Kurylenko will co-star in the latest instalment of the 007 franchise opposite Daniel Craig, Columbia Pictures announced.    Craig made his début as Bond in 2006’s Casino Royale, which co-starred French actress Eva Green as Vesper Lynd, an enigmatic spy […]

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Shu Uemura passes away, aged 79

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Shu Uemura, the cosmetics pioneer known for his scienti?c approach to beauty, died from pneumonia December 29 in Tokyo aged 79.    Uemura was born in Tokyo in 1928. He attended a beauty school and was the only man in his class, according to Reuter. In the 1950s, he began his career as an assistant on a […]

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Gavin Newsom proposes to Jennifer Siebel

January 2, 2008/3.42

We congratulate our friend Jennifer Siebel on her engagement to Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco.    While I haven’t personally heard from Jen yet, the good news is on the newswires presently. Gavin proposed while they vacationed in Hawai’i over the weekend and she accepted, according to the Associated Press.    Lucire ?rst encountered Jen in […]

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Keira Knightley’s Atonement dress voted best film costume

January 1, 2008/10.12

It’s 2008 and two of the three Lucire ‘Insider’ entries are about Keira Knightley. It looks like 2007 was very much Miss Knightley’s year, if all these polls are anything to go by.    From the Press Association: ‘The emerald green dress worn by Keira Knightley in Atonement has been voted the best film costume […]

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Keira Knightley named 2007 beauty icon in UK poll

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Keira Knightley was named the number one women’s beauty icon of 2007 in a poll of 2,500 people held by UK chain Superdrug.    The Pirates of the Caribbean actress and the face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle perfume (above) beat TV presenter Kelly Brook and supermodel Kate Moss to win the greatest share of votes.    All 10 […]

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People’s best and worst of 2007

December 25, 2007/22.54

In today’s video, People’s Ericka Souter discusses her magazine’s end-of-year double issue featuring the best and worst of 2007. Patrick Dempsey is the stand-out celebrity, and makes the cover as ‘Star of the Year’. Inside, there’s an interview with President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.    In addition, People pays tribute to […]

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Personalities in antipodean fashion

November 30, 2007/10.34

New on Lucire: one interview, one pro?le. Earlier this year, I did a “?ve years on” follow-up on Murray Bevan, whom I ?rst interviewed when he started Showroom 22 in 2002. Back in ’02, I had a feeling Murray would do incredibly well with his PR company–high fashion showroom (we always did have a record […]

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Paulina Porizkova replaces Twiggy for cycle 10 of America’s Next Top Model

November 27, 2007/22.58

Due to con?icting schedules, Twiggy will be unable to appear as a judge alongside Tyra Banks, J. Alexander and Nigel Barker in cycle 10 of the CW’s reality series, America’s Next Top Model. Taking her place will be former Estée Lauder signature face and actress Paulina Porizkova.    Czech-born Porizkova (in which case one probably should […]

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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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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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