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Changes coming to the Lucire forum

November 10, 2008/9.34

We may be making some big changes to the Lucire forum this month. Once called StyleTalk, the forum has gone through quite a few incarnations, and its heyday was in 2003 when it was receiving tens of thousands of visitors regularly.    But with blogs becoming the norm, more successful forums opening up elsewhere, a […]

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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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Bond and feminism: our preview of Quantum of Solace

October 30, 2008/12.43

Olga Kurylenko as Camille, entering Medrano’s suite at Perla De Las Dunas, Bolivia, in Eon Productions’ Quantum of Solace. Photographed by Karen Ballard. With the worldwide première of the new James Bond ?lm, Quantum of Solace, almost upon us, we decided to run an article originally destined for the print edition of Lucire online today. […]

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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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Merger, divestiture won’t rescue Detroit’s automakers

October 11, 2008/12.02

[Cross-posted] It looks like the American Big Three are doing pretty much what I warned them against in my ‘Saving Detroit’ piece presented to the Medinge Group in August.    GM and Chrysler have had exploratory merger talks, while Ford may sell its controlling stake in Mazda.    They have cited dropping sales, caused in […]

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US Life on Mars successfully charts the mood of our times

October 10, 2008/9.40

The American version of Life on Mars débuted in the United States last night and while we are still waiting for rating figures at the moment, it looks like it will be a hit. However, it will be for different reasons, despite a script for the première episode that is remarkably close to the original. […]

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US Life on Mars might point out where we are, not where we were

October 7, 2008/12.01

Above: The cast of the US remake of Life on Mars in their 1973 gear. From left, Jonathan Murphy as Det Chris Skelton, Harvey Keitel as Lt Gene Hunt, Jason O’Mara as Det Sam Tyler, Michael Imperioli as Det Ray Carling, and Gretchen Mol as Officer Annie Norris. (Promotional photograph courtesy ABC.) The American remake […]

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Lucire’s top three

/6.40

Killing two birds with one stone here: as of today, you’ll notice the home page has changed even more. We now have the main cover story in its own box, the same type as the ones broadcasting the ‘Insider’ headlines and the Lucire TV clip.    Today’s cover story is about Finnish fashion, written by […]

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Lucire home page evolves

October 6, 2008/12.34

Regular readers might notice, if they scroll, a few changes to our home page.    We’re not Facebook, so the change is designed to be evolutionary and not upset readers who have grown accustomed to where things are on the home page. There’s nothing tricky code-wise behind the scenes.    Recognizing the growing importance of […]

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Opel shows new Insignia Sport Tourer

October 5, 2008/5.17

Lucire has always preferred estate cars—station wagons in North America and the antipodes—to SUVs, such as our first choice of the Audi A4 Avant as our Car to Be Seen in back in 2001. So we like this trend toward sporting, lifestyle wagons. Opel’s new Insignia Sport Tourer is a recognition of that trend, replacing […]

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