Lucire
The global fashion magazine April 17, 2024 
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Fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier dead at 78

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

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

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

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

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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Eternal Nineties exhibition pays homage to the era of the supermodel

February 26, 2022/0.00

Above, from top: Sylvie Castioni: Dans les draps de Léa Seydoux, 2010. Jacques Burga: Valentina Hites, 2021. Pierre-Alban Hüe de Fontenay: Margot, rue de la Croix Nivert, 2019. Jacques Burga: Charlotte Lawrence, 2021.   Running from February 26 to March 9, 2022, Galerie Duret in Paris (7bis rue des Saints-Pères, 75006) is paying tribute to […]

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French designer Thierry Mugler has died, aged 73

January 24, 2022/1.11

Mugler   Above: Thierry Mugler, as pictured in the house’s official announcement of his passing. Header image: Mugler at le cirque d’hiver 20th anniversary autumn–winter 1995–6 finalé.   Mere days after the death of André Leon Talley came news that French designer Thierry Mugler, 73, passed away Sunday. The cause of death was not given. […]

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André Leon Talley, former Vogue editor-at-large, dies at 73

January 19, 2022/5.48

André Leon Talley as pictured on the cover of his 2020 memoir, The Chiffon Trenches.   The enigmatic former Vogue editor-at-large André Leon Talley, 73, has died in hospital in White Plains, New York, from an unknown illness, according to his literary agent. Born in Washington, DC in 1948 but raised by his maternal grandmother […]

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Welcome to our 25th anniversary year

January 3, 2022/12.30

  This year, 2022, marks our 25th anniversary. It is a landmark, and we’ve been incredibly blessed to have made it to a quarter-century. When I started Lucire I had hoped it would be around in 2022 and beyond, but I couldn’t have foreseen the many changes on our planet over the last 25 years. […]

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Cover notes

December 26, 2021/12.05

  During the course of 2021, I came across a number of magazine covers from the late 1960s and early 1970s. The era has been the subject of a few pieces from me in the print editions of Lucire, especially the stylistic parallels, but one thing that has not followed suit, apart from some independent […]

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