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The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Sweden’s king of swimwear, Panos Papadopoulos, reveals all in his new autobiography

Filed by Jack Yan/May 16, 2022/5.45

  Toward the end of next week, Panos Papadopoulos’s autobiography, Panos: My Life, My Odyssey, comes out in London, with an event in Stockholm following. This is an intimate memoir about Panos’s rise, from childhood poverty in Greece to the ‘king of swimwear’ in Scandinavia. Not only do I have an advance copy, I collaborated […]

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Why there are no more updates on Lucire’s Facebook page

Filed by Jack Yan/May 2, 2022/21.32

For those of you who follow us on Facebook, we have some bad news: we can’t do any more updates. In the meantime, we suggest you follow our website and turn on the updates (note: this service isn’t run by us, either, but by Onesignal). It appears that the automated reposts from Twitter to Facebook […]

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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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Brands need special spaces in the metaverse, rather than mixing it with everyone

Filed by Jack Yan/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

Filed by Lucire staff/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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Publisher’s picks: a selection of our favourite Lucire print covers

Filed by Jack Yan/March 11, 2022/20.21

With our 25th anniversary, I’ve been wanting to look back through some of our shoots. Originally I had the idea of looking back at our favourite photographers, but that proved impossible, as there are so many styles and approaches that we can’t fairly rank one above another. In the overwhelming majority of cases, we’ve loved […]

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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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Noting the changes behind the scenes

Filed by Jack Yan/February 13, 2022/12.16

  It’s so nice to see Kayane Mahrejian, the subject of our latest fashion feature on the Lucire website, enjoy her copy of Lucire KSA, where her story first appeared. Thank you for sharing this tastefully arranged photo with your Instagram followers.   As some of you have noticed, this site is working more smoothly […]

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Technically, a big change behind the scenes

Filed by Jack Yan/February 7, 2022/9.52

  You may be wondering why there have been few updates from Lucire over the past week. It’s not because we’re observing the lunar New Year holiday, but because during January, we were hacked by two parties. One we traced to Los Angeles, California, but the other’s IP address wasn’t as clear. We had planned […]

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André Leon Talley, former Vogue editor-at-large, dies at 73

Filed by Lucire staff/January 19, 2022/5.48

André Leon Talley as pictured on the cover of his 2020 memoir, The Chiffon Trenches.   The enigmatic former Vogue editor-at-large André Leon Talley, 73, has died in hospital in White Plains, New York, from an unknown illness, according to his literary agent. Born in Washington, DC in 1948 but raised by his maternal grandmother […]

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