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Fashion round-up: Malo’s autumn–winter 2020–1; earrings for masks; Sanuk and Airstream partner

July 31, 2020/12.02

Malo Cashmere has released its autumn–winter 2020–1 collections for men and women, dubbed Heritage & Future. The Italian label likens its textures, patterns and geometric designs to the architecture of Firenze, which inspired the collection. The theme is based around mesh and weaves, reinterpreting its Florentine heritage in a contemporary way. Colours are natural, reflecting […]

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Former Lucire beauty ed. could be Ms Health & Fitness, with your help

July 21, 2020/21.20

Former Lucire beauty editor Angela Braden is in the running for Ms Health & Fitness, vying for the title and the chance to be on the cover of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine.    There’s also US$20,000 cash as part of the prize package.    Angela’s currently 11th in her group, and you can vote […]

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The Body Shop and Wā Collective help get period products to Kiwis in need

July 20, 2020/10.23

The Body Shop is teaming up with Wā Collective to provide free, medical-grade silicone period cups to people and schools in need in New Zealand.    The New Zealand Government is already tackling period poverty by providing free menstrual products in select Waikato schools, but, as the Body Shop points out, this is only as […]

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Hoshinoya smartphone app monitors onsen crowd size

July 1, 2020/10.59

Karuizawa, one of the 15 resorts where the new app is first deployed In response to the coronavirus, Hoshinoya Resorts has rolled out a new smartphone app at 15 properties, which monitors the size of crowds at their popular onsen, public hot springs.    Onsen, which is one of the highlights of going to a […]

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Maldives plans to open up July 15; Las Vegas says flights continue to increase

/8.30

We’re not entirely sure about the wisdom of some destinations telling us they are reopening, while COVID-19 is still very much present in our world.    In a regular analysis by Lucire publisher Jack Yan, where infections as a percentage of tests done are analysed—a figure not adopted by mainstream media—there are some countries still […]

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A sense of belonging

June 17, 2020/11.16

Jack Yan Above: Wellington, New Zealand’s Lambton Quay, normally a main thoroughfare, during that country’s lockdown. Over the last two issues of Lucire KSA, we ran a story each on COVID-19. The first examined how companies fared after previous economic crises, looking at the past for answers. Last month, we examined what companies were doing […]

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LA Mask: an elegant way to make sure your personal face masks remain handy

June 12, 2020/0.38

Elizabeth Faraut, who created the LA Loop—dubbed ‘the Original Necklace for Eyewear’—21 years ago, launches a new product that’s very much of our times: the LA Mask, a functional way to make sure people remember their masks when heading out during these times, when COVID-19 remains very much a health issue in so many countries. […]

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Instagram round-up, May 27: as some emerge from lockdown

May 27, 2020/10.26

As some celebrities and models continue with lockdown, and others are starting to emerge from theirs, their Instagrams are a far more mixed bag than when we began peering into them again earlier this year.    While a few months ago, there were express acknowledgements of the COVID-19 pandemic, this week there was no caption […]

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