Lucire
The global fashion magazine April 20, 2024 
Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

The people of Lucire

June 23, 2022/13.11

In another entry for our 25th anniversary, Jack Yan recalls some of the people who helped get us to this milestone […]

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A 25th anniversary retrospective: leading up to Lucire’s launch in 1997

June 2, 2022/3.28

Above: Lucire’s holding page, as archived by the Internet Archive on October 17, 1997. There was no semicolon in JY&A Media; this appears to have been a bug from the Archive’s spider, as explained here.   Normally, I wouldn’t be browsing the Internet Archive for old Lucire pages, especially as I have all of them […]

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

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

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

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

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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