Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 28, 2022 

Help us find the Face of Fashion Week

Filed by Lucire staff/September 14, 2007/12.44

Lucire is among the supporters of the Face of Air New Zealand Fashion Week, on the public days of September 21–2. It’s an initiative from Nova Models, Talent & Actors (with whom we have worked very successfully for Cadbury Dream Model Search) and Catwalk Studios (whose Amanda Dorcil was one of Lucire’s print edition’s original photographers). We […]

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Glimpse from Bryant Park

Filed by Jack Yan//10.24

It was wonderful to see candid shots from New York Fashion Week, rather than the pro stuff (which I must take my hat off to Mr Stephen Ciuccoli for shooting for us). This is a wee pic of one of the Bryant Park tents, taken by Lucire associate publisher Ann Fryer. More in issue 25 […]

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Coyote site live

Filed by Jack Yan/September 12, 2007/13.59

  Devin Colvin, entertainment ed. here at Lucire, served as producer for the movie, Coyote, part of the of?cial selection at the San Diego Film Festival and the Big Bear Lake Film Festival this year. The synopsis: After their friend is deported to Mexico, two young Americans decide to smuggle him back across the border, […]

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Model search for Napoleon Perdis face of 2008

Filed by Jack Yan//13.03

Here’s one of two modelling contests that I want to let folks in on—the ?rst is the Napoleon Perdis Model Search that my friends at StarNow are running. And Napoleon is one of the community of internationally minded Greek entrepreneurs that I seem to be in contact with regularly. So there are two groups of […]

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Lucire editorial, September 11, 2001

Filed by Jack Yan//1.49

Let the healing begin Lucire, September 11, 2001 Today we suspend our New York activities in light of the attacks on the United States. And we know many of you are turning to us for our thoughts. I have my thoughts on what this all means.    First, we send our deepest, most heartfelt sympathies […]

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Dame Anita Roddick, DBE: leadership is about humanity

Filed by Jack Yan/September 11, 2007/13.51

I cannot be sure whether, if Dame Anita Roddick had not lived, Lucire would have taken the ethical, socially responsible route. It’s not so much that we don’t believe in corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, would we have had the courage to have become the United Nations Environment Programme’s ?rst fashion industry partner in 2003? […]

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Quick clip from the next Lucire

Filed by Jack Yan/September 10, 2007/23.59

I know this is a well known fact in fashion circles, but I quite liked the expression: A former design tutor of mine, Arti Sandhu, now at Columbia College’s fashion department in Chicago, Ill., recently explained a theory of hers, calling fashion magazines ‘female porn for gay males.’ It says a lot of the politics […]

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Does alcohol in goody bags sound like a good idea to anyone else?

Filed by Lucire staff/September 7, 2007/11.48

When I turned up to Walk on Earth, I must admit I had certain preconceptions. Certain questions, if you like, that I wanted answered. For example, who has been in charge of naming the event? Walk on Earth—were they serious? Maybe literalism is the new metaphor.    One of the opening sentiments was that it was […]

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New York should be a humdinger

Filed by Jack Yan/September 6, 2007/13.14

I’m getting great reports about the coverage our team’s doing at the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week spring 2008 collections. Respect to Carolyn, John, Kristina, Stephen and Ann for keeping the Lucire end up! The results will be in the 25th number, celebrating our 10th anniversary. I am glad it is an improvement on the coverage […]

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Claudia Schiffer: it’s harder for supermodels today

Filed by Jack Yan//11.05

Left: A perfect example of the global fashion story: Claudia Schiffer herself modelling H&M, as featured in Lucire in 2000. Photographed by Max Vadukul. I’m glad someone agrees with me when I said earlier that the great global fashion stories seem to have deserted us—unless you drag in a supermodel from the 1980s or 1990s. And […]

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