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Lucire expands to cover web video with InTheSeen tie-up

December 14, 2008/11.40

Lucire, New Zealand’s internationally published fashion magazine, has formed an alliance with InTheSeen (intheseen.co.nz), which will provide original online video programming for the title at lucire.tv. This means that Lucire will enter 2009 covering print, web, mobile and online video media.    InTheSeen will provide custom, original programming for Lucire, initially in its New Zealand […]

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Ray-Ban celebrates Clubmaster at Bowery Ballroom

December 12, 2008/5.25

Ray-Ban has been celebrating its Clubmaster style, originally launched in 1986 and inspired by the lifestyle of the 1950s and 1960s, at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. Celebrities attending included Maggie Gyllenhaal, Blake Lively, Diane Kruger, Joshua Jackson, Ed Westwick, Kevin Bacon, Robert Buckley and Charlotte Ronson. Black Kids, Ipso-Facto and White Williams performed, with a […]

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H&M and Electrolux discuss CSR

December 10, 2008/11.21

I’ve been preaching corporate social responsibility (CSR) for many years—indeed, most of this century—which is probably why I was invited to the Medinge Group (though its name had not then been coined) many years back. Our first book, Beyond Branding, was a call to action for companies on transparency and integrity, and centred in many […]

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Jessica Alba’s in the red spirit

December 3, 2008/11.17

Campari launched its 2009 calendar, starring Jessica Alba, at a celebrity event in Milano yesterday. We’ve featured a few of Mario Testino’s stunning images from the calendar, with Alba promoting the red spirit in each one, some subtly, some less so (with the Campari bottle being quite noticeable). Also noticeable: make-up has been getting a […]

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Mini reveals new cabriolet

November 29, 2008/0.59

Mini has revealed its new convertible, based on the latest platform. Earlier this year, Lucire tested the Clubman estate, which we dubbed a fashion item for the RAV4 crowd turning away from SUVs because of their negative image in 2008. The cabriolet should equally be a winner for BMW and Mini, especially with new engines, […]

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New London footwear label is a trip

November 27, 2008/15.12

We like this idea: Above + Below London, a new footwear label, uses fabrics that have been reclaimed from London buses and Underground carriages from the 1950s through to the 1990s—with the permission of Transport for London. Some are rare and will likely take wearers back to an earlier era.    Central St Martin’s graduate […]

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Matthew Williamson is H&M’s next guest designer

November 25, 2008/12.30

Above: Model Veronika Fasinova and Matthew Williamson, previewing one of the designs in next spring’s collection for H&M. (Photographed by Magnus Magnusson for H&M.) Continuing the idea of accessible luxury, Hennes & Mauritz has announced that its next guest designer will be Matthew Williamson. Williamson follows in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Viktor […]

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Fabulous sexagenarians: Jaclyn Smith, Olivia Newton-John

November 12, 2008/10.13

There’s a lot of talk about supermodels such as Elle Macpherson and Claudia Schiffer continuing to model and scoring new campaigns, not to mention Vogue Paris’s new Cindy Crawford shoot, but the media haven’t really noticed celebrities in their 60s contributing to the Zeitgeist this year.    On TV screens in many countries is Olivia […]

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Alessandra Gucci’s limited-edition bags

November 5, 2008/8.56

This was an interesting range to come through on our newsdesk this week. These bags have been designed by Alessandra Gucci, daughter of Maurizio, granddaughter of Rodolfo. The First is a limited edition of 99 pieces globally: there will only be 11 of each style. The idea is to minimize the odds of going to […]

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Payless collaborates with Summer Rayne Oakes on green footwear line

October 13, 2008/13.28

Payless ShoeSource has announced plans to launch the first affordable green footwear line due in stores early next year and that it has signed an agreement with Summer Rayne Oakes, Discovery Network’s Planet Green fashion and beauty expert, author of Style, Naturally: the Savvy Shopping Guide to Sustainable Fashion & Beauty (Chronicle Books, February 2009) […]

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