Lucire
The global fashion magazine August 13, 2022 

The people of Lucire

June 23, 2022/13.11

In another entry for our 25th anniversary, Jack Yan recalls some of the people who helped get us to this milestone […]

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Stanley Moss’s latest Global Brand Letter released for June ’22

June 6, 2022/22.54

  Lucire travel editor, and international brand guru, Stanley Moss has his latest Global Brand Letter out, with its 23rd edition. These have been a great read for anyone interested in brands or culture, as they take in a global view of the world of branding—all its quirks and fascinating tales, always placed in the […]

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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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Panos Papadopoulos launches his autobiography in Stockholm

June 1, 2022/14.26

  There’s no FOMO like the one you get when a book you’ve worked on for 10 months is launched—and your schedule (and, as it turned out, the ’flu), prevents you from attending the party on the other side of the world. But fortunately one of my best friends, Stefan Engeseth, attended in my place […]

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

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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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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Naersi teams up with Madame Figaro Mode for editorial on woman power

March 15, 2022/10.57

  Chinese brand Naersi has teamed up with Madame Figaro Mode to promote women and their influence, and to explore issues of identity and female power. The five women include Li Jing, TV host and producer; Tang Limei, marine geology scientist who reached 2,774 m underwater in a submarine; Xu Lingling, lawyer and blogger; He […]

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