Lucire
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Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

Personalities in antipodean fashion

November 30, 2007/10.34

New on Lucire: one interview, one pro?le. Earlier this year, I did a “?ve years on” follow-up on Murray Bevan, whom I ?rst interviewed when he started Showroom 22 in 2002. Back in ’02, I had a feeling Murray would do incredibly well with his PR company–high fashion showroom (we always did have a record […]

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Paulina Porizkova replaces Twiggy for cycle 10 of America’s Next Top Model

November 27, 2007/22.58

Due to con?icting schedules, Twiggy will be unable to appear as a judge alongside Tyra Banks, J. Alexander and Nigel Barker in cycle 10 of the CW’s reality series, America’s Next Top Model. Taking her place will be former Estée Lauder signature face and actress Paulina Porizkova.    Czech-born Porizkova (in which case one probably should […]

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A preview of Panos’s summer 2008 collection

November 24, 2007/1.26

Panos sent me some shots from his summer 2008 catalogue in September and gave permission for Lucire to republish them soon after—something we’ve ?nally done today, for those interested in swimwear. I have seen the whole line-up, but we wanted to keep the brief story to the three shots we had permission for. Trend-wise, they indicate […]

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From 101 to a freak show

November 23, 2007/10.21

[Cross-posted] These are some photos from Taiwan, some taken for a friend to whom I promised I would send oddball pics. Let’s begin:    Jiji is the end of the line if you’re heading south from Taipei, and this is the local freak show. There is a Gremlin (not AMC, but Spielberg) and a caged […]

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I’ve been travelling

/3.29

And I love being free. The last month has been pretty hectic, with trips around Australia and New Zealand, plus a very eye-opening humdinger of a trip to Taiwan.    I’ll give my reasons in depth in a future Lucire, but I think Taiwan is the next big vacation spot. You’d normally think of an island […]

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Monica’s back, in a new shoot with Florin Radu

October 13, 2007/13.17

In the last 10 years, we have broken quite a few stories: Zac Posen had his first in-depth interview with Lucire, we take credit for the first pieces on Christina Perriam and Kathryn Wilson, and over in Romania, Monica Colombeanu (née Gabor), who was famous in her own right, became a cover girl for the […]

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The new Zinio edition, downloadable now

October 6, 2007/13.18

Due to a licensing mix-up with the US edition, we went on Zinio, then went off Zinio, and it was due to the New Zealand and Australian of?ces of this digital magazine delivery service that we had things sorted out for Lucire’s issue 23.    Last week, we uploaded issue 24, which took a tad longer […]

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Meeting Donna Loveday

/3.42

[Cross-posted] Had a great chat this morning to curator Donna Loveday from the Design Museum. Her exhibition, When Philip Met Isabella, a tribute to milliner Philip Treacy and the late Isabella Blow, is on at the New Dowse in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, after dropping by in St Petersburg and Melbourne, and I would seriously […]

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Jennifer Hawkins, as originally destined for Lucire

September 25, 2007/13.38

For whatever reason, we have photographs on file here at Lucire that do not get published. Such as this 2006 pic of Miss Universe 2004 (and Miss Australia 2004) Jennifer Hawkins, which we could have run in our ‘Scene’ section if it were not for some questionable staffers a year ago. And since Laural Barrett, […]

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Lucire does a special Zinio edition

September 24, 2007/12.44

To complement the next printed Lucire, there will be a special edition in Zinio, which I am quite excited about.    As many of you know, you can purchase and download a digital replica of the print edition of Lucire via Zinio. Instead of the 164 pp. edition that we print, the Zinio edition of issue 24—which is […]

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