Lucire
The global fashion magazine June 24, 2022 

Kendall Jenner models for Messika as its new muse

Filed by Lucire staff/January 21, 2022/16.07

© Chris Colls   Kendall Jenner’s first shoot for Messika, photographed by Chris Colls, has appeared, showing the house’s jewellery on the model against a summery, beach background. Jenner has become designer Valérie Messika’s new muse, replacing Gigi Hadid. The new campaign, with Jenner donning a swimsuit or a jacket, is meant to signal freedom, […]

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Dakota Fanning, Ella Balinska, Diana Silvers announced as Clé de Peau Beauté’s new ambassadors

Filed by Lucire staff/January 12, 2022/9.44

  It’s three spokeswomen this time, as Clé de Peau Beauté, a Shiseido brand, celebrates its 40th anniversary. Ella Balinska, Diana Silvers and Dakota Fanning are Clé de Peau Beauté’s trio, meant to mark its ‘next chapter’. With COVID-19, Clé de Peau Beauté held its latest announcement in a virtual space, which it dubbed ‘The […]

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Welcome to our 25th anniversary year

Filed by Jack Yan/January 3, 2022/12.30

  This year, 2022, marks our 25th anniversary. It is a landmark, and we’ve been incredibly blessed to have made it to a quarter-century. When I started Lucire I had hoped it would be around in 2022 and beyond, but I couldn’t have foreseen the many changes on our planet over the last 25 years. […]

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Cover notes

Filed by Jack Yan/December 26, 2021/12.05

  During the course of 2021, I came across a number of magazine covers from the late 1960s and early 1970s. The era has been the subject of a few pieces from me in the print editions of Lucire, especially the stylistic parallels, but one thing that has not followed suit, apart from some independent […]

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Eden Hore: High Fashion/High Country opens at the Dowse, with a nationally significant collection

Filed by Jack Yan/December 2, 2021/12.10

Derek Henderson Jack Yan   Header image: Kevin Berkahn evening dress and cape photographed at Bannockburn Sluicings, Central Otago by Derek Henderson, 2019. Above, from top: Lurex evening gown by Vinka Lucas photographed at the Poolburn Dam by Derek Henderson, 2019. Kevin Berkahn evening dress, 1973, acquired by Eden Hore for NZ$3,000. Other gowns by […]

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A tribute to the uniquely creative and brilliant David MacGregor

Filed by Jack Yan/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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Dr Martens and Lazy Oaf team up for fourth collaboration

Filed by Lucire staff/November 24, 2021/3.22

Katie Silvester   As Lazy Oaf celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2021, the lifestyle brand founded in a north London garage and standing firm on its anti-fast-fashion principles, marks its fourth collaboration with Dr Martens—a long way from its roots selling painted T-shirts from a single stall in east London. Founder Gemma Shiel notes with […]

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Valentina Sampaio named Armani Beauty’s newest ambassador

Filed by Lucire staff/November 3, 2021/23.31

Mikael Jansson   Valentina Sampaio is the new face of Armani Beauty, with her first campaigns for the brand’s 2022 line, photographed by Mikael Jansson. Sampaio will notably promote Lip Power, Armani Beauty’s new lipstick. She joins Cate Blanchett, Barbara Palvin, Zhong Chuxi, Adria Arjona, Alice Pagani, Greta Ferro, Madisin Rian, Ryan Reynolds, Jackson Yee […]

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Manfred Baumann’s Face to Face shows intimate, personal celebrity portraits

Filed by Lucire staff/September 27, 2021/22.01

Manfred Baumann Manfred Baumann has released a new book with celebrity shots, called Face to Face, featuring international stars who have posed for him and his Leica such as Martin Sheen, Olivia Newton-John, William Shatner, John Malkovich, Sylvester Stallone, Kathleen Turner, Ron Perlman, Thomas Kretschmann, Danny Trejo, Gene Simmons, Jean-Claude van Damme, T. J. Thyne, […]

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Bella Hadid fronts Self-Portrait spring–summer 2022 campaign

Filed by Lucire staff/September 21, 2021/11.45

© Self-Portrait/Harley Weir at Art Partner In February it was Bridgerton’s Phoebe Dynevor giving Self-Portrait’s autumn 2021 collection a stylish presence, while for spring–summer 2022, it’s Bella Hadid who fronts for the London-based fashion label.    Founded in 2013 by Penang, Malaysia-born Han Chong, Self-Portrait is known for its modern, tasteful, effortless design, and the […]

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