Lucire
The global fashion magazine April 17, 2024 
Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

Dame Anita Roddick, DBE: leadership is about humanity

September 11, 2007/13.51

I cannot be sure whether, if Dame Anita Roddick had not lived, Lucire would have taken the ethical, socially responsible route. It’s not so much that we don’t believe in corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, would we have had the courage to have become the United Nations Environment Programme’s ?rst fashion industry partner in 2003? […]

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Quick clip from the next Lucire

September 10, 2007/23.59

I know this is a well known fact in fashion circles, but I quite liked the expression: A former design tutor of mine, Arti Sandhu, now at Columbia College’s fashion department in Chicago, Ill., recently explained a theory of hers, calling fashion magazines ‘female porn for gay males.’ It says a lot of the politics […]

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Claudia Schiffer: it’s harder for supermodels today

September 6, 2007/11.05

Left: A perfect example of the global fashion story: Claudia Schiffer herself modelling H&M, as featured in Lucire in 2000. Photographed by Max Vadukul. I’m glad someone agrees with me when I said earlier that the great global fashion stories seem to have deserted us—unless you drag in a supermodel from the 1980s or 1990s. And […]

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Get Frank launches—with a little help from Lucire

September 3, 2007/11.17

Rich and Mitch at Get Frank have launched their site (which is featured in the next print Lucire). And with a little help from yours truly, now doubling as the motoring writer there. Sure, the first piece is a re-run from Lucire (we’ve agreed to license content to Get Frank) but, as far as I […]

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The Lucire blog

September 2, 2007/5.36

For years, I resisted doing a blog on Lucire. Let’s say I wasn’t a convert.    In the 1990s, online publishing was largely an educated person’s game. We were already publishing op-eds in Lucire and had done so for years. Blogging, it seemed, was the dawn of what became known as John Gabriel’s Greater Internet F***wad […]

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