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Cuchi, cuchi, Lucire

June 15, 2008/8.59

There’s a ‘Scene’ extra online today at Lucire. Elyse Glickman and Karen Loftus check out the Hollywood scene and notice that it’s still lively despite the thought of a looming recession. Meanwhile, Sonia Yee goes to a dinner hosted by couture label World in Wellington, New Zealand, at the Ambeli restaurant. A highlight from these […]

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The Midori Sour

June 14, 2008/6.18

This is an intriguing Midori cocktail for the weekend: the Midori Sour. It mixes the melon liqueur’s taste with the distinctive tang of a sweet and sour mix. 30 ml (1 oz) Midori 60 ml (2 oz) sweet and sour mix Method: shake. Then garnish with orange slice. […]

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A birthday surprise: Adriana Lima engaged to Marko Jari?

June 13, 2008/13.33

People magazine reports that model Adriana Lima and basketball player Marko Jari? are engaged.    Jari?’s publicist, James Weir, says that the proposal was on Thursday night, on Lima’s 27th birthday.    The pair had been dating for nine months.    Lima, who hails from Salvador, Brazil, is one of the world’s most recognizable models and […]

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Midori champagne


As it’s Friday, here’s another great recipe from Midori, the melon liqueur, to celebrate the weekend: the Midori champagne. 15 ml (½ oz) Midori top with dry champagne Method: build. Enjoy your Friday night! […]

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Reese Witherspoon in Japan, highlighting breast cancer issues

June 12, 2008/14.11

Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon, in her capacity as Avon Global Ambassador and honorary chairman of the Avon Foundation, visited Japan and was the guest of honour at a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, where she met breast cancer survivors.    The Foundation is focused on breast cancer, domestic violence and emergency relief. As part of Witherspoon’s […]

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The Midori martini


With the splendid northern weather, it’s time for another great recipe from Midori, the famous melon liqueur: the Midori martini. 15 ml (½ oz) Midori 30 ml (1 oz) gin or vodka dash of dry vermouth (optional) Shake, then garnish with red cherry. Keep an eye on Lucire, where we’ll bring you even more this […]

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A jewellery designer to watch out for

June 8, 2008/11.03

We always like seeing these success stories. Scarlett Lanson of Sedona, Ariz. might have missed out on the top three placings in the Swarovski Create Your Own Style design contest last year, but as she’s 17, she has plenty of opportunity to make her mark in years to come.    And even a fourth placing […]

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Lovely legs the focus for winter


It really does seem that tights and knee-high leggings are back in a big way for the southern winter. Voodoo, from Paci?c Brands, is a new entrant that we’re covering at Lucire in the next print edition.    We did predict this at the turn of the century but we didn’t expect legs to remain such […]

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Welcome to Planet Green

June 6, 2008/10.32

On June 4, 2008, we said, ‘Welcome,’ to Planet Green, Discovery’s new channel replacing Discovery Home. And the welcome is felt extra-strongly because one of the channel’s personalities and board advisers is none other than Lucire editor-at-large Summer Rayne Oakes.    She tells me that there is a Wasted show that is based on the one […]

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Glamour UK announces star-studded 2008 award winners

June 3, 2008/23.23

The Spice Girls are the band of the year, in the Glamour UK Women of the Year awards (‘the Glammies’) held Tuesday at Berkeley Square Gardens, London.    The rest of the winners were popular choices, as can be expected from a reader poll-based award ceremony: Kate Moss is the magazine’s entrepreneur of the year; Joanna […]

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