Lucire
The global fashion magazine February 21, 2024 
Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

International think-tank announces fifth annual Brands with a Conscience

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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The Indian luxury brand: Jaguar, Land Rover the vanguards to the west

/13.40

[Cross-posted] We can be pretty con?dent with Ford’s latest non-announcement announcement that the Tata acquisition of Jaguar and Land Rover is a fait accompli.    The Indian multinational says it will make no changes to employment at Jaguar and Land Rover, which no doubt helped swing the sale in its favour. And there are other […]

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Modify your shopping

/3.17

A nice site came across my virtual desk today: Modify, an eco-chic boutique specializing in higher-end fashion, accessories, home items and beauty products. I don’t know the folks behind it, but I am pretty impressed with the home page design. We linked it from the Lucire Shopping Guide—the online one—today.    Shows there’s plenty of growing […]

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Keira Knightley named 2007 beauty icon in UK poll

January 1, 2008/3.10

Keira Knightley was named the number one women’s beauty icon of 2007 in a poll of 2,500 people held by UK chain Superdrug.    The Pirates of the Caribbean actress and the face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle perfume (above) beat TV presenter Kelly Brook and supermodel Kate Moss to win the greatest share of votes.    All 10 […]

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Most overexposed person in 2007?

December 30, 2007/5.01

Two words: Pete Doherty.    I am not even sure what fascination he holds. Once a boyfriend of Kate Moss? Read that story. Druggie? Read that story.    Unless he cleans up and gets a knighthood, I am not sure why anyone would make him the subject of any story. You’ll notice we didn’t, all year. You […]

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Bruni joins Sarko in Luxor

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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People’s best and worst of 2007

December 25, 2007/22.54

In today’s video, People’s Ericka Souter discusses her magazine’s end-of-year double issue featuring the best and worst of 2007. Patrick Dempsey is the stand-out celebrity, and makes the cover as ‘Star of the Year’. Inside, there’s an interview with President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.    In addition, People pays tribute to […]

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Summer Rayne Oakes one of Amica’s top 20 trend-setters

December 13, 2007/5.27

I think it’s way cool when another magazine calls one of your own one of its 20 most in?uential trend-setters under 40. And this is out of a global sample of people. Congratulations, Summer Rayne, for making it into Amica’s list! It’s much deserved—and yet another example of how we’ve been ahead of the curve. […]

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Isabella Blow cause of death official

December 7, 2007/0.48

Connected to the next print issue of Lucire: it was sad to note that the earlier suspicions that Tatler contributing editor Isabella Blow had drunk Paraquat, the weed killer, have now been confirmed by the Gloucestershire coroner.    Mrs Blow had drunk half a pint, 10 times the fatal amount, and had concerns over her ‘waning […]

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Wellington’s fashionable crowds

December 6, 2007/23.20

If you were clever and in Wellington, New Zealand, you could have made two events scheduled for the same time last night. Kelly Thompson, the first New Zealander to shoot a retail Lucire cover, had an illustration exhibition opening at Good as Gold on Victoria Street (on till the end of December). Last night she […]

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