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Alex Evans is Britain’s Next Top Model

July 8, 2008/0.00

The winner of Britain’s Next Top Model has been announced as Alex Evans, 18, of Cranleigh, Surrey, after winning against Catherine Thomas, also 18, in the Cape Town-set ?nalé.    Stefanie Wilson, 22, came third.    Miss Evans takes home a contract with Models 1 and appear in a £100,000 campaign for Max Factor. She will also appear […]

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Kylie Minogue receives her OBE at Buckingham Palace

July 3, 2008/12.04

As reported earlier, Kylie Minogue has been to Buckingham Palace to collect her OBE, which was presented by HRH Prince Charles.    Minogue arrived in a chauffeured limousine and had chatted and joked with the Prince during the investiture. She wore a cream dress with gold high heels.    Attending in support of the Australian-born singer […]

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Kylie Minogue due to collect her OBE today


Singer Kylie Minogue, 40, who was awarded an OBE by HM Queen Elizabeth II in the New Year Honours’ List, is due to be invested at Buckingham Palace’s grand ballroom today.    With HM the Queen in Scotland, the presentations will be done by HRH the Prince of Wales.    Minogue already has the Order of […]

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Quantum of Solace trailer released

July 1, 2008/10.45

This is looking magnificent. I saw the last Bond film a day after its world première, in Los Angeles, and put some more money to the Broccoli family’s coffers by seeing it a second time when it débuted in New Zealand—then bought the DVD. So no surprise when I say I am looking forward to […]

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Maria Sharapova, behind the scenes with her Designer Collection

June 29, 2008/12.14

Complementing our new cover story for today on celebrity endorsements, Maria Sharapova features in videos for her range of cellphone accessories for Sony Ericsson. The Maria Sharapova Designer Collection hits stores worldwide in the third quarter. Below are views from the fashion show in London launching her line, interviews with Miss Sharapova on her inspirations […]

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Fiat 500 at the London Eye


We’ve had several Fiat 500 videos on file for a while and with the publication of our Car to Be Seen in story online today, it seems to be a good time to share one. The following is from the January launch of the car in London. You may also like Mary Katrantzou creates Design Museum […]

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Uma Thurman, Arpad Busson engaged

June 27, 2008/22.32

People and other sources have reported that Arpad Busson, former fiancé of Elle Macpherson and the father of her two children, is now engaged to actress Uma Thurman.    The pair met last summer and have managed to keep their romance blossoming despite being based on opposite sides of the Atlantic.    The marriage will be […]

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Espionage, high fashion—and a Camry

June 22, 2008/12.59

If you ever needed proof that cars are fashion items today, look no further than this site. Depending on where you are, we’ve been informed there are ads for the Toyota Camry (tying in with a campaign called If Looks Could Kill, above) and Volvo (S80, C30 and XC90 models) running on this site.    […]

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Naomi Campbell says racism fuelled Heathrow incident


Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been fined £2,300 and was sentenced to 200 hours’ community service after admitting two counts of assaulting a police officer and one of disorderly conduct.    However, Campbell said to Sky News prior to her Friday court appearance that racism directed at her was one of the reasons she was sent […]

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In depth: Nom D, Fly Guys and Donna Loveday

June 20, 2008/11.28

A very established New Zealand designer, Margarita Robertson of Nom D, and a newer label, Fly Guys, are pro?led on the Lucire site this week. Sam Mitchell’s Q&A with Margi is probably the most in-depth that has ever been published. And we’re running another ex-print piece: my interview with Design Museum senior curator Donna Loveday, […]

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