The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

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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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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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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Darren McKoy named Dr Martens’ global creative director

Filed by Lucire staff/April 8, 2022/1.01

  Darren McKoy has been named Dr Martens’ new global creative director. McKoy has had a long-time connection with the brand, from wearing his first pair as a schoolboy. He understands that Dr Martens wearers have a close and personal association with the brand. McKoy, who hails from Sheffield, first joined Dr Martens in 2015 […]

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Hit beauty brand Skin Proud arrives on Farmers shelves in New Zealand

Filed by Lucire staff/March 30, 2022/11.00

  British brand Skin Proud has already found success in the US retailing at Wal-mart, and hits New Zealand shelves as of now, appearing exclusively at Farmers. Skin Proud’s ingredients are 100 per cent vegan, PETA-approved cruelty-free, and affordable. The company is also refreshingly inclusive, understanding that beauty products have to work with all complexions, […]

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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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New Puma × Liberty collection celebrates female empowerment, with authentic voices

Filed by Lucire staff/March 15, 2022/13.19

  Earlier this year, we brought you news of Liberty’s collaboration with Specsavers; now the famed design house and department store has teamed up with Puma for a second capsule collection. The campaign uses real, strong, empowered women: Deba, a model and activist of Kurdish heritage; Ami Evelyn Hughes, founder of cult art magazine Gut; […]

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Dr Martens × A-Cold-Wall: latest collaboration sees nods to brutalist architecture

Filed by Lucire staff/March 4, 2022/12.02

  After collaborations with Beats by Dre and Mackintosh, A-Cold-Wall returns to team up with Dr Martens for another limited edition, this time of the Rikard eight-eye boot and Rikard three-eye shoe. A-Cold-Wall, the brainchild of Samuel Ross, first worked with Dr Martens on the classic 1461 boot. This time, the fashion label, which finds […]

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Dr Martens and Futura Laboratories release latest collaboration

Filed by Lucire staff/February 22, 2022/21.43

  Dr Martens and Futura Laboratories latest collaboration launches February 26 in New Zealand, with two styles, using the shoe brand’s 1460 boot as their canvas. The designs are the 1460 EMB Futura boot in black Nappa leather featuring Futura’s graffiti embroidered in white, and the 1460 Futura boot with an olive fabric upper, leather […]

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