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The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Sweden’s king of swimwear, Panos Papadopoulos, reveals all in his new autobiography

Filed by Jack Yan/May 16, 2022/5.45

  Toward the end of next week, Panos Papadopoulos’s autobiography, Panos: My Life, My Odyssey, comes out in London, with an event in Stockholm following. This is an intimate memoir about Panos’s rise, from childhood poverty in Greece to the ‘king of swimwear’ in Scandinavia. Not only do I have an advance copy, I collaborated […]

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New Elsa Schiaparelli retrospective at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs from July

Filed by Lucire staff/May 12, 2022/9.06

  Paris’s Musée des Arts Décoratifs will host a new retrospective on Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973), entitled Shocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli (Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli), and running from July 6, 2022 to January 22, 2023 in the Christine & Stephen A. Schwarzman fashion galleries. Schiaparelli drew much of her inspiration from […]

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Laura Ashley, partnering with IMG, could make comeback through licensing

Filed by Lucire staff/April 13, 2022/22.54

Mabalu/Creative Commons 4·0 Above: Laura Ashley dresses from the 1970s.   Laura Ashley could be making a bigger comeback, if its owner’s partnership with IMG bears fruit. Laura Ashley dates from the early 1950s and started in a flat in Pimlico. The brand’s dresses were particularly popular in the 1970s, when the floral, lengthy look […]

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Margot Robbie on books, as part of Chanel’s Les Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon

Filed by Lucire staff/April 12, 2022/9.32

The series Les Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon was previewed in 2020 when Charlotte Casiraghi was made a Chanel ambassador. The project brings together female writers and actresses to share their perspectives on literature, and the latest instalment features Margot Robbie. ‘I was a voracious reader when I was little,’ recounts Robbie, ‘and I think I […]

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New book steers readers through the world of haute and luxury brands

Filed by Lucire staff/April 7, 2022/1.28

  Already named one of the top branding books of 2021 by The Branding Journal, Philippe Mihailovich and Caroline Taylor’s Haute ‘Luxury’ Branding: the High Luxury Pyramid has appeared in a US English edition, fresh for 2022. Lucire publisher Jack Yan authored the foreword. Mihailovich had been a long-time member of Medinge Group, which Yan […]

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Fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier dead at 78

Filed by Lucire staff/April 1, 2022/9.31

Above, from top: Princess Diana, London, 1990. Nadja, New York, 1995. Nude, St Barthélemy, 1994. Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé at the Fondation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, 2002. Gisèle Bündchen for Chanel, 2014.   Celebrated fashion photographer, Patrick Demarchelier, died Thursday aged 78. No cause of death was given as news of his […]

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Publisher’s picks: a selection of our favourite Lucire print covers

Filed by Jack Yan/March 11, 2022/20.21

With our 25th anniversary, I’ve been wanting to look back through some of our shoots. Originally I had the idea of looking back at our favourite photographers, but that proved impossible, as there are so many styles and approaches that we can’t fairly rank one above another. In the overwhelming majority of cases, we’ve loved […]

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NGV hosts The Picasso Century, with over 170 works by Picasso and contemporaries

Filed by Lucire staff/March 5, 2022/10.19

Header image: Tim Carrafa; above image: Getty Picasso artworks appearing in The Picasso Century. Above: Portrait de femme, 1938 (Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée national d’art moderne–Centre de création industrielle; gift of the artist, copyright ©1947 Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency; photo © 2022 Centre Pompidou, MNAMCCI/Georges Meguerditchian/Dist. RMN-GP). Mère et enfant, 1907 (Musée national Picasso–Paris; donated in […]

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SMoss’s third Capt Blackpool book, The Jade Lion, out now

Filed by Lucire staff/March 4, 2022/0.28

  As many of you know, our travel editor Stanley Moss has penned a number of fiction titles, among them two novels starring Capt Harry Blackpool, a veteran of His Majesty’s Guards and a secret agent, and storylines that take you on a grand tour of 19th-century society (and a little of the 18th in […]

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Coronet Peak plans August 2022 events to celebrate 75th anniversary

Filed by Lucire staff/February 27, 2022/10.51

Coronet Peak, in Queenstown, New Zealand, plans to celebrate its 75th anniversary from August 17 to 21, 2022. Events have not been finalized but visitors can expect a programme that appeals to a wide range of people, encouraging a week-long stay. The Peak, as New Zealand’s first commercial ski field, began with a single rope […]

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