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Mr Blackwell regains consciousness

August 8, 2008/5.53

Richard Blackwell, better known as Mr Blackwell and the compiler of annual best- and worst-dressed lists, has regained consciousness in hospital after lapsing into a coma on Tuesday.    Blackwell, 85, is recovering in hospital and reportedly cognizant of his surroundings. He was also able to identify his long-time partner Robert Spencer. Blackwell is being […]

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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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Femi Emiola interviewed on Ladybrille

July 30, 2008/12.20

I am catching up on emails today after yet another cold—it has been a bad winter for ’?us here. For those expecting regular updates during the latter half of July, I’m sorry that it has been a tad quiet here—quite a few of us have had to take time out. Even in California, where it’s summer.    Last […]

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Candie’s unveils second year with Hayden Panettiere

July 17, 2008/12.39

Giuliano Bekor, whose credits include numerous Lucire shoots, photographed Hayden Panettiere for her 2008 Candie’s print campaign. Hayden Panettiere will star in Candie’s back to school 2008 television, print and online advertising campaign, according to the company. Hayden, who is known as an award-winning actress, activist and star of NBC’s hit television series Heroes can […]

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Maria Sharapova celebrates Land Rover’s 60th anniversary

July 12, 2008/14.11

Tennis player Maria Sharapova has been busy—from endorsing Sony Ericsson a few weeks ago to Land Rover on Friday, celebrating its 60th anniversary.    The tennis player went to Malibu, Calif. for the Indian-owned car brand’s celebrations, joining actress Camilla Belle, soccer players Michael Bradley and Clint Mathis, and actors Travis van Winkle and Luke Ford. […]

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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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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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Naomi Campbell due in court Friday

June 16, 2008/7.00

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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Cuchi, cuchi, Lucire

June 15, 2008/8.59

There’s a ‘Scene’ extra online today at Lucire. Elyse Glickman and Karen Loftus check out the Hollywood scene and notice that it’s still lively despite the thought of a looming recession. Meanwhile, Sonia Yee goes to a dinner hosted by couture label World in Wellington, New Zealand, at the Ambeli restaurant. A highlight from these […]

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