Lucire
The global fashion magazine August 13, 2022 

Enlever le pied de l’accélérateur

August 8, 2022/4.19

Les consommateurs ont beau dire qu’ils n’aiment pas la fast fashion, la réalité est que des plateformes comme Shein gagnent des millions, la génération Z constituant un marché souvent coopératif, écrit Jack Yan […]

Read more



Clinique make-up artists create looks for the metaverse

June 8, 2022/23.15

  Clinique has launched a make-up NFT campaign, Metaverse More Like Us, in association with Daz 3D, the creators of one of the world’s most inclusive NFP (non-fungible people) collections. Real make-up artists have created looks for the NFPs: Tess Daly, Sheika Daley, and Emira D’Spain. The beauty brand explains that only 20 per cent […]

Read more



Nike withdraws Run Club app from mainland China

/10.29

Nike says it will cease to operate its Nike Run Club app in the mainland Chinese market from July 8. The app, which tracked exercise activity and allowed users to compare their figures to their friends’, had over 8 million users in the People’s Republic of China. Nike says it will replace the app with […]

Read more



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 […]

Read more



Adidas and Karlie Kloss show tech-inspired sportswear collection

May 16, 2022/12.33

  Adidas and Karlie Kloss launch their third collaboration, with a technology-inspired collection of 22 pieces, featuring QR codes that allow the wearer to view the inspiration behind the design. The graphic prints are inspired by the world of technology and the promotional photographs are overlaid with pixellated imagery, as well as 1s and 0s. […]

Read more



Royal New Zealand Ballet débuts 12 works digitally on May 12

May 4, 2022/11.55

Ross Brown  Header image: Noelani Pantastico in Seattle Dance Collective’s Alice (photographed by Bruno Roque). Above: I Deeply Know, filmed in Heather Straka’s Isolation Hotel, with Saul Newport and Caulum Gray in the top photo, and Saul Newport in the second.   With COVID-19 still very much with us, the Royal New Zealand Ballet débuts […]

Read more



Electrified Jaguar XK140 by Lunaz a lavish wedding gift for Brooklyn Beckham

April 10, 2022/23.12

  As wedding gifts go, this is very special: an electrified Jaguar XK140 by Lunaz. It’s what Brooklyn Beckham can expect from his father, David Beckham, who invested in Lunaz last year. Lunaz remanufactures and electrifies vehicles, and this particular light blue example represents thousands of hours’ work by its 120-strong team. The electrified classic […]

Read more