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UK student creates global style project; Katie Price previews next collection

February 13, 2011/22.15

Zina Graber, studying at university in the UK, is doing what she calls ‘a huge global style project’ for her final year.    What Ya Wearing World? showcases individual style from around the world, and seeks happy, confident people to send images of themselves looking as they normally do every day. The idea is to […]

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Kellwood acquires Rebecca Taylor

January 6, 2011/13.09

Kellwood, the company which already owns Baby Phat, Phat Farm, Vince, and Adam has acquired Rebecca Taylor, the eponymous Manhattan-based label co-founded by an expat New Zealander and her business partner Elizabeth Bugdaycay.    Taylor came to prominence through the Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion show in the late 1990s, and successfully developed her […]

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Miranda Kerr is the most searched-for celeb at Lucire

December 22, 2010/10.19

Above Miranda Kerr in an earlier Victoria’s Secret campaign. The most searched-for celebrity name in this section of Lucire‘s website over the last 12 months was Miranda Kerr (left), model wife of actor Orlando Bloom.    It seems the bulk of queries for Miss New Zealand 2010 Ria van Dyke wound up on our site […]

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Angelina Jolie and Jesús Vázquez celebrate UNHCR’s 60th anniversary

December 18, 2010/0.17

Alonso Serrano/UNHCR Angelina Jolie continued to highlight the work of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees—UNHCR—as a Goodwill Ambassador for the international refugee agency on Thursday.    She met with fellow ambassador Jesús Vázquez, the Spanish TV presenter, to celebrate the organization’s 60th anniversary in Madrid.    The UNHCR was only […]

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Hélèna Christensen on climate change: politicians’ ‘groundhog day’ is costing lives

November 23, 2010/10.25

Hélèna Christensen is one of the most active supermodels: today as an Oxfam Global Ambassador and photographer, she is raising awareness of climate change.    Through her photography, Christensen has been documenting the plight of villages that are experiencing more extreme weather patterns.    Christensen’s photographs will be exhibited in 2011–12 to continue raising awareness […]

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Playboy launches Play It scents for women into Australian market

November 21, 2010/11.27

Playboy has successfully managed brand extensions for decades, be they into other editions or into clothing. Two years ago, the company signed a deal with Coty to produce a men’s fragrance. It’s now releasing a women’s fragrance—but how do you link a very masculine brand to a female market?    Cleverly, the marketers have seized […]

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Rolex honours five Young Laureates who better our world

November 13, 2010/18.06

Marc Latzel All successful organizations and countries involve their young people in decision-making. Rolex, recognizing that the future lies in youth, has started its Young Laureates Programme, and its five recipients were announced recently at the École Fédérale Polytechnique de Lausanne.    The Programme gives young people the financial support and recognition to tackle the […]

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An interview with ousted Apprentice contestant, Paloma Vivanco

November 7, 2010/12.16

To those following Lucire via RSS, our web cover story is an interview with Paloma Vivanco, who was “fired” from the UK version of The Apprentice by Lord Sugar last week. The fifth contestant this season to go, Paloma talks to us about how she got on the show, how the media portrayed her (as […]

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