Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Opel returns to New Zealand with electrified entries in every model line

Filed by Jack Yan/March 24, 2022/0.03

  If you’re a curious soul like me, you’d have stumbled across the opel.co.nz website a few days ago, and realized that was the German brand being teased to press, something that was officially announced today to New Zealand motoring journalists. The clue wasn’t so much in the ‘modern German’ mention in the teaser, but […]

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Publisher’s picks: a selection of our favourite Lucire print covers

Filed by Jack Yan/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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Rolls-Royce introduces Black Badge Ghost to New Zealand

Filed by Lucire staff/March 4, 2022/20.00

Natalie Chan   Lucire was among the first New Zealand media to be shown the Rolls-Royce Black Badge Ghost, the storied car maker’s most dynamic model, created for those who prefer to drive their luxury saloons themselves. Black has become one of the sought-after shades for cars when owners want to signal that they’re driving […]

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SMoss’s third Capt Blackpool book, The Jade Lion, out now

Filed by Lucire staff//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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Have a tour of the famed Morgan Motor Company factory—by drone

Filed by Lucire staff/February 18, 2022/21.58

  The storied Morgan Motor Company has released drone footage of its 108-year-old factory in Malvern, Worcestershire, where many traditional techniques in coachbuilding are still employed on its range of cars. The footage begins in the original building, known as the 1914 Workshop, before heading into the chassis shop, followed by the assembly, sheetmetal and […]

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Noting the changes behind the scenes

Filed by Jack Yan/February 13, 2022/12.16

  It’s so nice to see Kayane Mahrejian, the subject of our latest fashion feature on the Lucire website, enjoy her copy of Lucire KSA, where her story first appeared. Thank you for sharing this tastefully arranged photo with your Instagram followers.   As some of you have noticed, this site is working more smoothly […]

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

Filed by Lucire staff/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

Filed by Jack Yan/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

Filed by Jack Yan/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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Two months: the long process of getting our Twitter account back

Filed by Jack Yan/December 18, 2021/11.07

  We don’t know if it was our letter to Twitter’s lawyers that did it, but as of the 17th—the deadline we gave Twitter for a response—we regained access to our account. The process from losing our account in October to the repeated attempts to regain it was unnecessarily drawn out and at times farcical. […]

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