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Missing the holey table

December 10, 2007/4.38

In Lucire issue 24, one of my criticisms about the Quadrant Hotel in Auckland was directed at the table. This table is full of holes as an arty feature. Not a good idea: keys, cards and Strepsils kept falling through the holes.    Quadrant sales and marketing director Penny Evans wrote me today to note that […]

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New watches from TAG Heuer, Maria Sharapova


TAG Heuer brand ambassador, tennis champion Maria Sharapova, presented several new women’s watches yesterday (Dec. 8) in Miami from the company’s Professional Sports Watch, Carrera and Formula 1 series.    The Professional Sports Watch is ‘inspired’ by Sharapova, and is made of ultra-light titanium and able to absorb 5 kg of shock. It is available in […]

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Ultimate Style: what’s in with fall coats

December 9, 2007/12.19

Beginning today, Lucire will be bringing you clips from’s Ultimate Style, presented by Daisy Fuentes and Jai Rodriguez. Keep watching for the clips on our home page, or watch this blog for updates. Our first one’s on fall coats, as we join Daisy, Jai and the team at Ann Taylor Loft. […]

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The making of a Lucire cover


I know some readers are fascinated about how a cover takes shape at Lucire. Again, before these go into the archives, we present the making of the shoot from issue 24. Make-up with Emma Foley Photographer Kelly Thompson discusses the shoot Vanilla works on the hair Thompson shoots Kenzy Cheeseman    If you have been following this […]

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Doug Rimington shoots Nicky and Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum


When we ran our tribute to Doug Rimington last month, we forgot to run some of his celebrity photographs. So, before they are archived in our DVD library, here are a couple from New York back in 2006 for your enjoyment. One is of Lucire cover alum Nicky Hilton with sister Paris Hilton at Heatherette—Doug […]

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Keds announces campaign with Mischa Barton

December 7, 2007/14.02

Mischa Barton is still hot property, even though her role on The OC has long ?nished, particularly with the younger set.    Keds has announced that Barton is its new face for its line of spring 2008 sneakers, with the campaign having launched in New York earlier this week.    The release notes, ‘The theme of the […]

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Audi readies A3 Cabriolet for February launch


Audi has done well with Lucire’s annual Car to Be Seen in, being its inaugural winner at the turn of the century. And its latest model, the A3 Cabriolet, could fare well when it hits streets in February 2008 in Germany.    It’s more cohesive in appearance than the A4 Cabriolet, which I had the pleasure […]

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Isabella Blow cause of death official


Connected to the next print issue of Lucire: it was sad to note that the earlier suspicions that Tatler contributing editor Isabella Blow had drunk Paraquat, the weed killer, have now been confirmed by the Gloucestershire coroner.    Mrs Blow had drunk half a pint, 10 times the fatal amount, and had concerns over her ‘waning […]

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Thanks to StyleInn; others welcome


We have never done much promoting of the Lucire blog, but we are quite happy for blogging networks to syndicate our RSS feed. We’ve noted that the nice folks at StyleInn have started including Lucire: Insider as part of their coverage, as have others, and welcome them. A Feedburner link is at the top right […]

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Eva Mendes shows cheeky PETA campaign


On the Lucire site today: the glamorous and very curvy actress Eva Mendes stars in the new PETA ‘I’d rather go naked than wear fur’ campaign.    Lucire is known to many animal cruelty campaigners and to PETA for its continual support of their causes, so unlike some publications covering the story, we practise what […]

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