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Audrey Tautou, Jean-Pierre Jeunet collaborate on Chanel No. 5 ad

Filed by Lucire staff/May 6, 2008/10.19

Chanel has chosen Jean-Pierre Jeunet to direct the next No. 5 advertising film, starring actress Audrey Tautou starring in the lead role.    Jeunet had directed Tautou already in the César- and BAFTA-winning Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (Amélie in English) and Un long dimanche de fiançailles (The Long Engagement). The Chanel advertisement will be […]

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Dita von Teese, Cointreau collaborate on NYC show

Filed by Lucire staff/April 26, 2008/4.28

Click on centre of image to play World-renowned burlesque performer Dita von Teese and Cointreau, the famous French orange liqueur, hosted a lavish debut party in New York for their ?rst collaborative effort, the Be Cointreauversial Show at the Angel Orensanz Foundation at 172 Norfolk Street.    Over 500 guests turned out including Jason Lewis, […]

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Katoucha Niane, 47, confirmed dead

Filed by Lucire staff/March 1, 2008/11.29

Katoucha Niane, the model who graced Yves Saint Laurent’s campaigns in the late 1980s, has been confirmed as the body recovered Thursday in the Seine. She had been reported missing on February 1. French police officers are treating her death as accidental: it was believed that she returned to her houseboat drunk and fell in […]

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President Nicolas Sarkozy marries Carla Bruni

Filed by Jack Yan/February 3, 2008/3.59

Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni arrive in Egypt for their Christmas holiday in 2007. Although some media reported this as a fait accompli weeks ago, it only happened Saturday 11 a.m. in Paris’s 8e arrondissement: President Nicolas Sarkozy and model–singer Carla Bruni have wed, on the ?rst ?oor of the Élysée.    The source is […]

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Sarkozy, Royal spent tens of thousands on campaign grooming, make-up

Filed by Jack Yan/January 19, 2008/2.35

Echoing the expense that President Clinton was once known for (an infamous expensive haircut at LAX), a commission in France examining the make-up, hair and related expenses of its presidential candidates in 2007 revealed that the Socialist Party’s Ségolène Royal spent €53,581during her campaign.    Nicolas Sarkozy, who won the presidency, spent €34,445.    The commission would […]

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International think-tank announces fifth annual Brands with a Conscience

Filed by Lucire staff/January 3, 2008/13.49

The Medinge Group, an international think-tank on branding and business, today releases its fifth annual Brands with a Conscience list. In the Group’s opinion, these eight diverse organizations show that it is possible for brands to succeed as they contribute to the betterment of the society by sustainable, socially responsible and humanistic behaviour.    The […]

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Bruni joins Sarko in Luxor

Filed by Jack Yan/December 26, 2007/2.51

The French political and gossip press, as well as some glossies, united over Christmas as President Nicolas Sarkozy’s girlfriend, model-turned-singer Carla Bruni, ?ew to Luxor with his family to stay at the ?ve-star Hotel So?tel Old Winter Palace (left), near the Karnak temple. The family ?ew on a Falcon 900 private jet loaned by billionaire Vincent Bolloré. This was con?rmed […]

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Survey: 86 per cent believe Sarkozy’s image unchanged

Filed by Lucire staff/December 23, 2007/8.56

According to a survey published in Le Journal du Dimanche, 86 per cent of French people do not feel that the image of President Nicolas Sarkozy has changed since his romance with model–singer Carla Bruni became public. Eleven per cent believe his image has deteriorated, while three per cent believe it has improved.    Eighty-nine per […]

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The Sarkozy–Bruni romance is in the Zeitgeist

Filed by Jack Yan/December 18, 2007/10.01

Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of France, is enjoying a heck of a publicity honeymoon. First, he won the election. Then, he went to the US and gave a speech to the Joint Houses that had everyone from Dubya to Hillary applauding. His speech citing Israeli–Palestinian peace a few days ago was largely well received. And now, […]

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Arizona road trip

Filed by Jack Yan/December 3, 2007/8.32

There are a lot of connections between myself, Stanley Moss, Pierre d’Huy, Lucire and the Medinge Group. Rather than explain things too much, I’d like to share some photos that won’t be in a future Lucire from Stanley, who serves as travel editor: after all, this blog is about the behind-the-scenes happenings at this magazine […]

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