Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

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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H&M releases new collaboration with Sabyasachi this week

Filed by Yuriko Shiratori/August 9, 2021/13.37

H&M has announced its launch date for its collaboration with Indian designer Sabyasachi.    Delayed because of the pandemic, the Swedish retail giant says the collection will drop on August 12, with womenswear at select H&M stores and hm.com, and menswear exclusively at the latter.    The Sabyasachi × H&M collection brings a relaxed sophistication […]

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Automobili Pininfarina completes first high-speed tests for Battista electric hypercar at Nardò

Filed by Lucire staff/December 2, 2020/0.29

Mahindra & Mahindra, presently looking to offload loss-making Ssangyong, has much more glamorous cars in its sights, as the Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar nears production.    The new car, testing at the Nardò track, aims to be the most powerful Italian sports’ car ever produced—quite a claim in a country where Maserati, Ferrari and Lamborghini […]

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Greed a topical comedy about fast fashion and the practices that support it

Filed by Jack Yan/June 28, 2020/12.01

Greed, the new Steve Coogan comedy directed by Michael Winterbottom (The Trip), is a satirical tale about a thinly disguised version of Sir Philip Green, the head of Arcadia Group, who stood accused by various British government committees of plundering British Home Stores while it was under his company’s control. The phrase levelled at Sir […]

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Oberoi One: a new loyalty programme

Filed by Lucire staff/March 6, 2020/13.10

Word reaches us that the Oberoi chain is about to announce a long-overdue top-tier loyalty programme, something that’s been absent in the brand while competitors have refined the art over recent years.    Following our stay at Oberoi’s Wildflower Hall property in Shimla last year, we acquired a rosy glow for the brand. The remarkable […]

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Retail: travel ed. Stanley Moss launches merchandising site; Net-à-Porter adds Chinese designers to Tmall

Filed by Lucire staff/January 22, 2020/12.50

Lucire’s travel editor Stanley Moss has some great items now for sale through his merchandising site. At diganzi.wixsite.com/espacediganzi, you can choose from his books—including The Crimson Garter and Fate and the Pearls, which were both serialized in Lucire, as well as The Hacker (which will appear in serial form in this publication), Hitman in Delhi, […]

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The Body Shop’s Body Yogurt range a treat for Christmas

Filed by Victoria Whisker/December 18, 2019/12.45

It is the season for special edition scents: introducing the Body Shop’s Body Yogurt range including Rich Plum, Warm Vanilla and Juicy Pear. These ultra-lightweight and fast-absorbing yogurts are perfect for Christmas. They are best applied after a shower, locking in moisture and leaving your skin enriched with a fruity scent that lingers.    The […]

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Travel editor Stanley Moss to speak, plus Q&A session and book signing in Gurgaon

Filed by Lucire staff/November 10, 2019/14.13

Paula Sweet Stanley Moss, pictured earlier this month at Brunton Boatyard in Fort Kochi. Travel editor Stanley Moss will be the guest of honour at the second edition of [email protected], an interactive talk series, in Gurgaon on November 13.    Nagarro, the software development and technology consultancy, was the basis of Stanley’s fictional company Talsera […]

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New Land Rover Defender unveiled: an icon reinvented

Filed by Lucire staff/September 10, 2019/8.36

Land Rover has finally unveiled its new Defender, replacing the first generation that could trace its origins back to 1948.    One of the company’s most anticipated models, the new Defender has a familiar silhouette, with short overhangs and a tough, capable appearance, though the details themselves are modern.    The models are still called […]

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wows in her second Cannes 2019 appearance on day 8

Filed by Lucire staff/May 21, 2019/5.40

John Phillips Andreas Rentz Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has walked the red carpet for the second time at the Festival de Cannes this year, attending the première of La belle époque, wearing a white tulle gown by Ashi Studio, with diamonds by Avakian.    The Bollywood actress chose earrings from Avakian’s Caché Collection set with black […]

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