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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

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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 Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! exhibition […]

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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

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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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Jen?fa’s beautiful imagery

June 17, 2008/5.50

We did think the image above for the Czech opera Jen?fa, by Janá?ek, was too beautiful not to share. For a fashion magazine, it was easy to think it was connected to a beauty product.    Jen?fa was performed at the Glyndebourne Festival before it begins touring in New Zealand in September. According to the release, […]

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Emma Watson is new face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle

June 16, 2008/9.49

Sources are reporting that Emma Watson, Hermione of the Harry Potter movie series, is the new face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle fragrance, replacing fellow British actress Keira Knightley (left).    Knightley’s contract for the fragrance ends in the summer, but Chanel will possibly re-sign her in another role.    The of?cial announcement will be probably made next […]

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Naomi Campbell due in court Friday

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While Gisèle Bündchen is scheduled to return to her home country for São Paulo Fashion Week—her first showing there in six years—an appearance by Naomi Campbell for Rosa Cha’s spring–summer 2009 swimwear show still looks uncertain.    Campbell is scheduled to appear June 21 at the event but has a court appearance on June 20 […]

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