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Ashes to Ashes DVD available for pre-order

March 28, 2008/22.26

Fans of Ashes to Ashes can order the DVD of the first series from Amazon UK at £25·98, a £14·01 saving (click on image to get to the site). It becomes available on May 5.    After last night’s finalé ended the first year on a high, with one of Keeley Hawes’s best performances, the second series, […]

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Wearing Dior, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy wins over English fashion media

March 26, 2008/21.36

The state visit of President Nicolas Sarkozy of France to the United Kingdom has started off on a positive note, if the fashion media there are any indication.    First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was dressed in a Christian Dior grey coat (that grey—the one the fashion house itself made famous) with matching beret, accessorized with a black […]

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Guildford’s Chloë Marshall in the running for Miss England

March 22, 2008/4.36

As we head into the national pageant season in many parts of the world, the winner of Miss Surrey—who will go on to contest the national Miss England title—has been announced as Chloë Marshall of Guildford.    Miss Marshall, 16, is already a model represented by Models Plus. She may be the ?rst normal-sized entrant […]

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Agyness Deyn is Tatler’s best-dressed woman; Kate Moss slips to second

March 3, 2008/12.22

Supermodel Kate Moss has lost her top spot as Tatler’s best-dressed woman, it was reported today. Agyness Deyn, British Model of the Year, has taken her place.    The magazine stated, ‘Whether she’s sipping chai at the Russian Tea Rooms in Primrose Hill or kicking back at Henry Holland’s studio, she’s fash-fabulous … Rockin.’    Moss […]

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Time for a Brucie Bonus: compère extraordinaire Forsyth turns 80

February 24, 2008/0.50

Showbiz legend Bruce Forsyth, CBE has celebrated his 80th birthday.    To mark the occasion, the Strictly Come Dancing host held a press conference at London’s Dorchester Hotel, followed by a lavish party for family and friends.    In an interview last week, Forsyth insisted that he has no intention of retiring just yet.    […]

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Naomi Campbell: modelling more racist than ever

February 7, 2008/5.36

Supermodel Naomi Campbell says the fashion industry is more racist than ever.    Campbell hit out at the lack of black faces on magazine covers and catwalks.    She told The London Paper: ‘Women of colour are not a trend. That’s the bottom line. It’s a pity that people don’t always appreciate black beauty. In […]

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Ashes to Ashes won’t suddenly kick off ’80s revival

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  With tonight’s première of Ashes to Ashes, the spin-off to Life on Mars, people have been talking about 1981 for a week or more, especially the UK press. There is talk of 1980s fashions making their way around and an increase in interest in the Audi Quattro, the car driven by Philip Glenister in […]

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New James Bond title confirmed: Quantum of Solace

January 24, 2008/22.05

There’s always some speculation every few years on what the next James Bond movie will be called and now, it’s official: Quantum of Solace.    It’s one of the few Ian Fleming title names left, this time from one of the late author’s short stories in the For Your Eyes Only anthology.    Some fans […]

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Victoria Beckham in Elizabeth Mason Couture—how the choice came about

January 10, 2008/4.36

While we have the ‘Scene’ section in some of the print editions of Lucire, we aren’t exactly a paparazzi magazine. However, every now and then we do come across shots that may be of interest independently of the events we attend, such as these two. Both are of Victoria Beckham: the first, she wears the Elizabeth […]

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Keira Knightley’s Atonement dress voted best film costume

January 1, 2008/10.12

It’s 2008 and two of the three Lucire ‘Insider’ entries are about Keira Knightley. It looks like 2007 was very much Miss Knightley’s year, if all these polls are anything to go by.    From the Press Association: ‘The emerald green dress worn by Keira Knightley in Atonement has been voted the best film costume […]

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