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British women vote Fiat 500 their sexiest car

September 11, 2008/13.32

We did say the Fiat 500 was the Car to Be Seen in for 2008—something we actually knew in January but had to delay announcing for commercial reasons (including its later launch in New Zealand). And now, as if to prove that we do have our ?nger on the pulse, British women have voted the […]

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A glimpse into autumn–winter beauty

September 10, 2008/12.29

John Russel Jones, Stephen Ciuccoli, Amanda Dorcil and Reiva Cruze are all reporting a ‘hectic’ New York Fashion Week, while we gear up here in New Zealand for another. In London, Monica Waldron and Robyn Merritt are heading to a smaller group of shows. And while they’re doing that, we decided at head of?ce to […]

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Kate Moss gold sculpture unveiled

August 28, 2008/2.00

A gold sculpture (the maquette is shown at left) of supermodel Kate Moss, dubbed Siren, has been unveiled at the British Museum.    The statue, weighing 50 kg, is the work of artist Marc Quinn. It is claimed to be the largest gold statue since those made in ancient Egypt and has been valued at […]

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Manchester’s Nabil El-Nayal wins BFC scholarship

August 20, 2008/10.35

The British Fashion Council (BFC) today announced that the winner of its MA scholarship scheme is Nabil El-Nayal (left).    The scheme provides funding for fees for MA fashion design courses and is part-funded by the London Development Agency. Any ?nal-year fashion students from colleges that are members of the BFC’s Colleges Council may apply. […]

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Agyness Deyn engaged?

August 9, 2008/5.28

Various media are reporting that model Agyness Deyn has become engaged to Albert Hammond Jr, the guitarist for the Strokes.    Deyn and Hammond became an item several months ago.    This year marks a record year for Deyn’s mentions in the media, according to Lucire’s research, making her more of a source of news […]

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Keira Knightley need not feel inadequate: she is a good model to follow

August 2, 2008/8.44

Keira Knightley says that she feels inadequate alongside better qualified actors because she didn’t go to university, according to next month’s Tatler. This is despite Miss Knightley, as Forbes revealed, being the second most highly paid actress in Hollywood. But that feeling of needing a little more is a refreshing one among the highest-profile members […]

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Keira Knightley admits to inadequacy through not attending university


Above: Keira Knightley in her Academy Award-nominated role in Atonement. Although she’s received more press in fashion magazines this year than any other, and a recent Forbes list puts her as Hollywood’s second-highest-paid actress, Keira Knightley admits to Tatler, in the next issue on sale Thursday, that she feels inadequate next to better educated actors […]

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Lydia Hearst modelling Myla: the seventh image

August 1, 2008/13.42

We were supplied seven images of Lydia Hearst modelling Myla in our cover story this week. Here’s the one we didn’t run in the main part of the website for space reasons. You may also like Supermodels go naked for latest I-D cover Vintage by Kate Moss releases ad image, TVC Nominate us for the […]

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The timeless aspects of Patrick Lichfield’s work

July 31, 2008/12.51

  One image that wasn’t mentioned in Monica Waldron’s report from the May–June exhibition of Patrick Lichfield’s work was the above shot of Mick and Bianca Jagger on their wedding day in St Tropez. This was taken right after the Jaggers’ wedding on May 12, 1971, and was indeed part of the exhibition, and is […]

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Scenes from the British Motor Show

July 23, 2008/6.33

Thanks to General Motors, we have some views from the launch of the Opel Insignia at the British Motor Show. GM has also provided us with the Cadillac footage.    The Insignia is the replacement for the Opel Vectra C mid-sized car, and is expected to give the German range a bit more glamour.    […]

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