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Kiwi entrepreneurs launch Snapr to share mobile photos

July 30, 2010/3.19

[Cross-posted] My friend Edward Talbot (son of fashion designer Helen Talbot), and his friend and business partner Rowan Wernham, launched their Snapr ( service today. It’s the ideal way to share geotagged photographs in the 2010s, and I expect these guys to do some great things as Snapr takes off.    Snapr was the only […]

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Luxottica reveals new OPSM concept store in Melbourne

July 21, 2010/4.54

Luxottica Group SpA launched a global retail concept store in Melbourne on Tuesday. The first OPSM eye hub store marks the debut of a retail outlet where every customer dictates and personalizes their own shopping experience.    Designed by E2, who were behind the Millennium Dome, the revolutionary store concept has been designed to place […]

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International chefs head to Sri Lanka for Teamaker adventure

July 17, 2010/12.55

Some years ago, when Lucire interviewed Twinings boss Stephen Twining, we learned that there were distinct teas to accompany different meals of the day. That gastronomic culture is shared by one of his competitors, and arguably Sri Lanka’s most famous brand, Dilmah—which takes the idea of tea and great food a step further.    Yesterday, […]

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Doris de Pont and Phil Price join Montana World of Wearable Art judges

July 14, 2010/0.13

Acclaimed fashion designer Doris de Pont, and Christchurch sculptor Phil Price, whose Zephyrometer and Protoplasm kinetic artworks are Wellington landmarks, are joining Suzie Moncrieff on the Montana World of Wearable Arts’ judging panel. They have already completed the first round of judging.    For the finals in September, US-based New Zealand expat Mark d’Arcy is […]

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Revlon to partner on Britain’s Next Top Model as Elle Macpherson hosts

June 21, 2010/13.12

Regan Cameron Revlon has announced that it will be the official make-up partner of the next series of Britain’s Next Top Model, starting July.    Supermodel Elle Macpherson, currently a spokeswoman for the brand, will host, judge and executive-produce the show. Revlon says it saw the opportunity to tie in with Macpherson.    ‘I’m excited […]

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The final of Ashes to Ashes: a cultural phenomenon

May 21, 2010/12.11

Above Keeley Hawes as DI Alex Drake and Philip Glenister as DCI Gene Hunt in Ashes to Ashes, concluding tonight on BBC One. Tonight on BBC One, the final of Ashes to Ashes airs in the UK.    Of all the TV shows we have covered in Lucire, Ashes to Ashes seems to be one […]

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HP, GHD launch Sex and the City 2 products

May 1, 2010/12.23

As hype about Sex and the City 2 begins to build, beauty and technology companies—along with the original book’s author—are beginning to cash in, collaborating on must-have new products, and a must-read prequel.    The GHD Colour Collection, which launches today, features four brightly coloured straighteners—one for each of Sex and the City’s leading ladies. […]

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta débuts today

April 13, 2010/13.30

Alfa Romeo’s new Giulietta, which was shown at the Salon de Genève in March, débuts today (April 13). The car will steadily be launched throughout Europe in May.    In some ways, the new Giulietta, which replaces the 147, takes the design language begun with the 8C Competizione and MiTo (Lucire’s Car to Be Seen […]

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Elsewhere on the Lucire site: Gisèle Bündchen to Devi Garh

April 7, 2010/12.15

Supermodel Gisèle Bündchen (left) appears on the cover of our web edition today, for modelling Brazilian brand Colcci. We’ve a few more photographs on the site.    If you are reading Lucire via RSS feed, you may be interested in Rola Saab’s exclusive story on Lanvin designer Lucas Ossendrijver. Our Q&A appears here.    Meanwhile, […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio highlights TAG Heuer’s climate change efforts

March 19, 2010/11.09

From top Tesla’s Elon Musk, TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Christophe Babin and Leonardo DiCaprio. Leonardo DiCaprio and J.-C. Babin with the Grand Carrera Pendulum concept watch. Leonardo DiCaprio, J.-C. Babin and TAG Heuer honorary chairman Jack Heuer. The unique TAG Heuer Tesla Roadster. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio spoke highly of TAG Heuer’s social responsibility in fighting climate […]

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