Lucire
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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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Keira Knightley named 2007 beauty icon in UK poll

/3.10

Keira Knightley was named the number one women’s beauty icon of 2007 in a poll of 2,500 people held by UK chain Superdrug.    The Pirates of the Caribbean actress and the face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle perfume (above) beat TV presenter Kelly Brook and supermodel Kate Moss to win the greatest share of votes.    All 10 […]

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Most overexposed person in 2007?

December 30, 2007/5.01

Two words: Pete Doherty.    I am not even sure what fascination he holds. Once a boyfriend of Kate Moss? Read that story. Druggie? Read that story.    Unless he cleans up and gets a knighthood, I am not sure why anyone would make him the subject of any story. You’ll notice we didn’t, all year. You […]

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Isabella Blow cause of death official

December 7, 2007/0.48

Connected to the next print issue of Lucire: it was sad to note that the earlier suspicions that Tatler contributing editor Isabella Blow had drunk Paraquat, the weed killer, have now been confirmed by the Gloucestershire coroner.    Mrs Blow had drunk half a pint, 10 times the fatal amount, and had concerns over her ‘waning […]

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Media finally get behind Lauren Bush’s WFP bag

November 25, 2007/0.53

It has taken the media a while, considering model Lauren Bush has been promoting these since April, but there has finally been worldwide attention on the Feed 1 bag (US$59·95) that she designed in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme. The bag does hit Harrod’s in December at a £30 price, which admittedly lifts […]

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Murdoch Press claims Sophie Anderton offered sex, drugs

November 24, 2007/23.52

The Murdoch Press, using an undercover reporter who almost goes under cover, reports that Sophie Anderton has resorted to vice (use your imagination) to help fund a property in Notting Hill. There’ll be enough moralists lecturing Ms Anderton on what is right and wrong but let me say one thing about the modelling industry: this sort […]

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Meeting Donna Loveday

October 6, 2007/3.42

[Cross-posted] Had a great chat this morning to curator Donna Loveday from the Design Museum. Her exhibition, When Philip Met Isabella, a tribute to milliner Philip Treacy and the late Isabella Blow, is on at the New Dowse in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, after dropping by in St Petersburg and Melbourne, and I would seriously […]

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