Lucire
The global fashion magazine November 29, 2022 

Come into the real world

November 14, 2022/10.08

The fashion world is still talking about virtual phenomena but traditional methods are going to last the distance, writes Jack Yan […]

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A 25th anniversary retrospective: leading up to Lucire’s launch in 1997

June 2, 2022/3.28

Above: Lucire’s holding page, as archived by the Internet Archive on October 17, 1997. There was no semicolon in JY&A Media; this appears to have been a bug from the Archive’s spider, as explained here.   Normally, I wouldn’t be browsing the Internet Archive for old Lucire pages, especially as I have all of them […]

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Brands need special spaces in the metaverse, rather than mixing it with everyone

March 30, 2022/12.05

There were three stories in Lucire during March on virtual worlds. First, Riveka Thevendran took us into gaming fashion with a brief journey into its history, for a feature originally published in print. Secondly, DeepBrain announced that Chinese state TV channel CCTV will have an AI anchor. And thirdly, Kate Moss now has an avatar […]

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A tribute to the uniquely creative and brilliant David MacGregor

November 28, 2021/9.45

Wayback Machine at Archive.org Above: A 2000 screenshot of Emale, created by David MacGregor.   I was very saddened to learn of the passing of my friend David MacGregor, with whom this magazine collaborated in the early 2000s. But David was much more than the creator of Emale (eMALE in its official form), New Zealand’s […]

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Revamping Lucire to look sharper on mobile devices

October 10, 2021/9.48

The astute among you will have seen some changes taking place on a few pages in Lucire’s online edition. First one article was switched to a new template, then it was the home page (where there’s a slider with three stories), and now all the news pages (which are run on the Wordpress content management […]

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