Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Couture Comix, no. 2

Filed by Lucire staff/May 24, 2022/11.30

Many of you will know Paula Sweet’s photography in the travel section, ‘Volante’, of Lucire, but her talents go well beyond photography. She created the Muslin Mink, iconic enough that the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC has a three-quarter-length one in its permanent collection. In an ongoing weekly series, we present Paula’s humorous observations […]

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Brooke Burke and friends introduce Baggallini’s newest spins on go-to travel gear

Filed by Elyse Glickman/May 23, 2022/4.06

StarTracks Photo   Designer bags and totes are heavy on style, but they can also be a little too heavy for travel, outdoor activities or a supermarket run. This is one thing New York-based company Baggallini continues to address with its latest collection made from lightweight water-resistant fabric in a range of colours and patterns. […]

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Couture Comix, no. 1

Filed by Lucire staff/May 17, 2022/12.30

Many of you will know Paula Sweet’s photography in the travel section, ‘Volante’, of Lucire, but her talents go well beyond photography. She created the Muslin Mink, iconic enough that the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC has a three-quarter-length one in its permanent collection. In the first of a weekly series, we present Paula’s […]

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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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Royal New Zealand Ballet débuts 12 works digitally on May 12

Filed by Lucire staff/May 4, 2022/11.55

Ross Brown  Header image: Noelani Pantastico in Seattle Dance Collective’s Alice (photographed by Bruno Roque). Above: I Deeply Know, filmed in Heather Straka’s Isolation Hotel, with Saul Newport and Caulum Gray in the top photo, and Saul Newport in the second.   With COVID-19 still very much with us, the Royal New Zealand Ballet débuts […]

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Letter from a deck chair, summer 2022

Filed by Lucire staff/May 3, 2022/9.36

Don’t even try to explain what sort of vacation folks will choose after being cooped up for two years. It defies prediction. A well heeled couple we know could have done anything from trekking in Bhutan to luxury glamping in Patagonia, yet what did they opt for as their first foray into post-pandemic luxury-world? A […]

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Why there are no more updates on Lucire’s Facebook page

Filed by Jack Yan/May 2, 2022/21.32

For those of you who follow us on Facebook, we have some bad news: we can’t do any more updates. In the meantime, we suggest you follow our website and turn on the updates (note: this service isn’t run by us, either, but by Onesignal). It appears that the automated reposts from Twitter to Facebook […]

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Stefan Engeseth gives away his book, One, in the interests of peace

Filed by Jack Yan/April 15, 2022/12.37

  I always thought One: a Consumer Revolution for Business was one of Stefan Engeseth’s best books, if not the best. He recently posted on Linkedin: ‘readers have told me that the book can lead to a better understanding of people and society (which can end wars).’ In the interests of peace, he thought he’d […]

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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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