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2005: Summer Rayne Oakes’s first appearance in Lucire

April 6, 2008/10.12

It’s been three years since Summer Rayne Oakes first appeared in Lucire, as a feature interviewee rather than a member of the team. Since then, the association between the magazine and Ms Oakes has strengthened, with her taking the acting editor’s role in 2006 and as editor-at-large from 2007. Here are some shots from that […]

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Daniel Craig is Britain’s best dressed man—British GQ

April 2, 2008/1.02

Daniel Craig is tops in GQ poll. Pictured with girlfriend Satsuki Mitchell at the Academy Awards last year. (Photograph by Richard Harbaugh, copyright AMPAS. Used under licence.) Footballer David Beckham divided reader opinions in Condé Nast poll (photo courtesy Adidas). Condé Nast’s GQ has named James Bond actor Daniel Craig Britain’s best dressed man in […]

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Miss Universe New Zealand 2008: talk before you walk

April 1, 2008/12.14

It’s pageant season all right.    In the last few days there has just been more discussion here at Lucire about the next Miss Universe New Zealand ?nal, on April 20—about three weeks later than last year’s one.    As with 2007, we’ll be offering a prize of a feature that includes the winner. I’ve […]

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Ashes to Ashes DVD available for pre-order

March 28, 2008/22.26

Fans of Ashes to Ashes can order the DVD of the first series from Amazon UK at £25·98, a £14·01 saving (click on image to get to the site). It becomes available on May 5.    After last night’s finalé ended the first year on a high, with one of Keeley Hawes’s best performances, the second series, […]

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Tyra Banks is not quitting Top Model


Despite rumours that America’s Next Top Model Tyra Banks and Jay Manuel aren’t speaking, Banks’s representatives has said that she is not quitting the show.    Her departure would be unlikely since Banks herself has a stake in the series. Her company, Bankable Productions, produces the show, as well as her talk show, The Tyra Banks Show.    One […]

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Saving the environment is in the jeans

March 13, 2008/2.22

As part of our partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), it’s our pleasure to present its latest video in combatting climate change.    Don’t stop reading, it’s not that laborious. Its latest TVC is stylishly made, with music by Etienne de Crécy, and offers some genuinely painless tips on looking after your denim […]

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In the archives: Sonia Gray, 2005

March 6, 2008/11.22

I’ve been doing a bit of clearing out of old CD- and DVD-ROMs here at head of?ce and among them was a shoot from 2005 by photographer Janet Liu. Obviously, as it was unpublished, she retains copyright in this image and I’m putting it up only for critiquing purposes—and to give Janet a small promotional […]

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Agyness Deyn is Tatler’s best-dressed woman; Kate Moss slips to second

March 3, 2008/12.22

Supermodel Kate Moss has lost her top spot as Tatler’s best-dressed woman, it was reported today. Agyness Deyn, British Model of the Year, has taken her place.    The magazine stated, ‘Whether she’s sipping chai at the Russian Tea Rooms in Primrose Hill or kicking back at Henry Holland’s studio, she’s fash-fabulous … Rockin.’    Moss […]

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Academy Award low-down: who came out top on Oscars’ night?


Did Atonement win the Academy Award? Or did the crime thriller No Country for Old Men swipe the Oscar? We now have all the answers from February 24 when this year’s winners were revealed. While we were all hoping our favourites would win the industry’s most sought-after awards, that wasn’t always the case. By the […]

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