Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Laura Ashley, partnering with IMG, could make comeback through licensing

Filed by Lucire staff/April 13, 2022/22.54

Mabalu/Creative Commons 4·0 Above: Laura Ashley dresses from the 1970s.   Laura Ashley could be making a bigger comeback, if its owner’s partnership with IMG bears fruit. Laura Ashley dates from the early 1950s and started in a flat in Pimlico. The brand’s dresses were particularly popular in the 1970s, when the floral, lengthy look […]

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Margot Robbie on books, as part of Chanel’s Les Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon

Filed by Lucire staff/April 12, 2022/9.32

The series Les Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon was previewed in 2020 when Charlotte Casiraghi was made a Chanel ambassador. The project brings together female writers and actresses to share their perspectives on literature, and the latest instalment features Margot Robbie. ‘I was a voracious reader when I was little,’ recounts Robbie, ‘and I think I […]

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

Filed by Lucire staff/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 […]

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Darren McKoy named Dr Martens’ global creative director

Filed by Lucire staff/April 8, 2022/1.01

  Darren McKoy has been named Dr Martens’ new global creative director. McKoy has had a long-time connection with the brand, from wearing his first pair as a schoolboy. He understands that Dr Martens wearers have a close and personal association with the brand. McKoy, who hails from Sheffield, first joined Dr Martens in 2015 […]

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Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo promotes the Bellabeat Ivy tracker

Filed by Lucire staff/April 7, 2022/11.04

  The Bellabeat Ivy tracker, which can monitor a woman’s body reactions and daily habits, including her cycle, heart rate, fertility, respiratory rate, stress levels, hydration, and even her mindfulness, is a favourite of former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo. An additional bonus is that it looks like an elegant bracelet, available in four colours. ‘I’m […]

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New book steers readers through the world of haute and luxury brands

Filed by Lucire staff//1.28

  Already named one of the top branding books of 2021 by The Branding Journal, Philippe Mihailovich and Caroline Taylor’s Haute ‘Luxury’ Branding: the High Luxury Pyramid has appeared in a US English edition, fresh for 2022. Lucire publisher Jack Yan authored the foreword. Mihailovich had been a long-time member of Medinge Group, which Yan […]

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German watchmakers A. Lange & Söhne and Union Glashütte show exclusive pieces

Filed by Lucire staff/April 5, 2022/23.54

A. Lange & Söhne showed four models at the Watches and Wonders fair in Genève recently. Most exclusive of the quartet is the Richard Lange Minute Repeater in platinum, limited to 50 pieces. The titanium Odysseus model is released in an ice-blue colour, with 250 pieces to be produced. The Grand Lange 1 now comes […]

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Fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier dead at 78

Filed by Lucire staff/April 1, 2022/9.31

Above, from top: Princess Diana, London, 1990. Nadja, New York, 1995. Nude, St Barthélemy, 1994. Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé at the Fondation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, 2002. Gisèle Bündchen for Chanel, 2014.   Celebrated fashion photographer, Patrick Demarchelier, died Thursday aged 78. No cause of death was given as news of his […]

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Conviction Skincare launches with three jojoba-based face oils

Filed by Lucire staff/March 31, 2022/5.14

New Zealand-made Conviction Skincare, created by Gemma Ede, has an ingenious range of oils designed to simplify one’s skin care routine. Conviction launches with three oils based on jojoba oil, infused with permaculture-grown turmeric and kanuka. Vitamins B and E, antioxidants, chromium, copper and zinc naturally derived from soils feature in the formulas. The ingredients […]

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