Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Margot Robbie on books, as part of Chanel’s Les Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon

Filed by Lucire staff/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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Electrified Jaguar XK140 by Lunaz a lavish wedding gift for Brooklyn Beckham

Filed by Lucire staff/April 10, 2022/23.12

  As wedding gifts go, this is very special: an electrified Jaguar XK140 by Lunaz. It’s what Brooklyn Beckham can expect from his father, David Beckham, who invested in Lunaz last year. Lunaz remanufactures and electrifies vehicles, and this particular light blue example represents thousands of hours’ work by its 120-strong team. The electrified classic […]

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Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo promotes the Bellabeat Ivy tracker

Filed by Lucire staff/April 7, 2022/11.04

  The Bellabeat Ivy tracker, which can monitor a woman’s body reactions and daily habits, including her cycle, heart rate, fertility, respiratory rate, stress levels, hydration, and even her mindfulness, is a favourite of former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo. An additional bonus is that it looks like an elegant bracelet, available in four colours. ‘I’m […]

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New book steers readers through the world of haute and luxury brands

Filed by Lucire staff//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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Fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier dead at 78

Filed by Lucire staff/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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Brands need special spaces in the metaverse, rather than mixing it with everyone

Filed by Jack Yan/March 30, 2022/12.05

There were three stories in Lucire during March on virtual worlds. First, Riveka Thevendran took us into gaming fashion with a brief journey into its history, for a feature originally published in print. Secondly, DeepBrain announced that Chinese state TV channel CCTV will have an AI anchor. And thirdly, Kate Moss now has an avatar […]

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Kate Moss enters the metaverse with avatar on mobile fashion game Drest

Filed by Lucire staff/March 28, 2022/22.06

Kate Moss now has an official metaverse avatar, appearing in Drest, the mobile fashion game created by Lucy Yeomans, the former editor-in-chief of Net-à-Porter and Harper’s Bazaar UK. The virtual Kate Moss will appear for the next two weeks, and players are invited to dress her using clothing and accessories from the game. There are […]

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Chinese state TV to launch US-developed AI anchor

Filed by Lucire staff/March 24, 2022/9.49

  It’s Max Headroom in real life, but at a far more sophisticated level: the People’s Republic of China’s state TV channel CCTV says it has an AI anchor called Wang, who will appear in one of its programmes in March. Wang will be used in news and economy programmes on the channel this year. […]

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