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The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

New Elsa Schiaparelli retrospective at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs from July

Filed by Lucire staff/May 12, 2022/9.06

  Paris’s Musée des Arts Décoratifs will host a new retrospective on Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973), entitled Shocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli (Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli), and running from July 6, 2022 to January 22, 2023 in the Christine & Stephen A. Schwarzman fashion galleries. Schiaparelli drew much of her inspiration from […]

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Rianne van Rompaey, Blesnya Minher, Pan Haowen front Chanel spring ’22 eyewear campaign

Filed by Lucire staff/April 20, 2022/11.07

  Chanel’s spring–summer 2022 eyewear campaign, fronted by Rianne van Rompaey, Blesnya Minher, and Pan Haowen, has been shot by Karim Sadli in black and white. The campaign comprises six images, showing the principal categories of the designs: classic, retro, square, rectangular, and aviator. Customers can choose between sunglass and optical. The double-C motif is […]

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Margot Robbie on books, as part of Chanel’s Les Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon

Filed by Lucire staff/April 12, 2022/9.32

The series Les Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon was previewed in 2020 when Charlotte Casiraghi was made a Chanel ambassador. The project brings together female writers and actresses to share their perspectives on literature, and the latest instalment features Margot Robbie. ‘I was a voracious reader when I was little,’ recounts Robbie, ‘and I think I […]

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New book steers readers through the world of haute and luxury brands

Filed by Lucire staff/April 7, 2022/1.28

  Already named one of the top branding books of 2021 by The Branding Journal, Philippe Mihailovich and Caroline Taylor’s Haute ‘Luxury’ Branding: the High Luxury Pyramid has appeared in a US English edition, fresh for 2022. Lucire publisher Jack Yan authored the foreword. Mihailovich had been a long-time member of Medinge Group, which Yan […]

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Fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier dead at 78

Filed by Lucire staff/April 1, 2022/9.31

Above, from top: Princess Diana, London, 1990. Nadja, New York, 1995. Nude, St Barthélemy, 1994. Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé at the Fondation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, 2002. Gisèle Bündchen for Chanel, 2014.   Celebrated fashion photographer, Patrick Demarchelier, died Thursday aged 78. No cause of death was given as news of his […]

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Kylian Mbappé is Hublot’s newest ambassador

Filed by Lucire staff/March 16, 2022/0.52

Ezra Petronio   French footballer Kylian Mbappé has been named Hublot’s ambassador, promoting its new, simpler design æsthetic. The campaign has been shot by Ezra Petronio. ‘It was an honour to pose for Ezra as he worked to capture the person I really am. I love simplicity, and the beauty of lasting things that have […]

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Karl Lagerfeld’s spring–summer 2022 collection launches in China

Filed by Lucire staff/March 7, 2022/13.19

  Karl Lagerfeld’s spring–summer 2022 collection has been launched in China, blending a rock-chic style and French elegance. Dubbed Life 2·0, it draws inspiration from the elements of nature—land, air, fire and water—with its prints, fabrics and colour schemes. Floral and zebra prints also mark out this season, as seen on parkas and silk dresses. […]

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NGV hosts The Picasso Century, with over 170 works by Picasso and contemporaries

Filed by Lucire staff/March 5, 2022/10.19

Header image: Tim Carrafa; above image: Getty Picasso artworks appearing in The Picasso Century. Above: Portrait de femme, 1938 (Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée national d’art moderne–Centre de création industrielle; gift of the artist, copyright ©1947 Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency; photo © 2022 Centre Pompidou, MNAMCCI/Georges Meguerditchian/Dist. RMN-GP). Mère et enfant, 1907 (Musée national Picasso–Paris; donated in […]

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SMoss’s third Capt Blackpool book, The Jade Lion, out now

Filed by Lucire staff/March 4, 2022/0.28

  As many of you know, our travel editor Stanley Moss has penned a number of fiction titles, among them two novels starring Capt Harry Blackpool, a veteran of His Majesty’s Guards and a secret agent, and storylines that take you on a grand tour of 19th-century society (and a little of the 18th in […]

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Eternal Nineties exhibition pays homage to the era of the supermodel

Filed by Lucire staff/February 26, 2022/0.00

Above, from top: Sylvie Castioni: Dans les draps de Léa Seydoux, 2010. Jacques Burga: Valentina Hites, 2021. Pierre-Alban Hüe de Fontenay: Margot, rue de la Croix Nivert, 2019. Jacques Burga: Charlotte Lawrence, 2021.   Running from February 26 to March 9, 2022, Galerie Duret in Paris (7bis rue des Saints-Pères, 75006) is paying tribute to […]

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