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Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

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

/10.25

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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Why Yves Saint Laurent’s passing is so felt in fashion

June 2, 2008/11.57

Yves Saint Laurent’s passing is such a shock to the fashion media because he was the world’s greatest couturier.    When we broke the news on Sunday night at Lucire, it was obvious that we were marking the end of an era.    The casual observer might say that the end occurred in 2002, when […]

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Weather Girls in Cannes

/6.30

My friends Donna Spangler and Richie Benveniste have been in contact with Donna’s new TV comedy, Weather Girls. They’ve just come back from Cannes, as Weather Girls has sold in Europe.    Donna produces, and stars with Lynne Langdon (who also wrote and directed the première episode) and Simona Fusco Stratten.    The Cannes première […]

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Yves Saint Laurent, fashion legend, dies

/0.13

Yves Saint Laurent, arguably the world’s most famous fashion designer, has died in Paris on Sunday, 11.10 p.m. local time, aged 71, according to the Pierre Bergé–Saint Laurent Foundation.    Born Yves Henri Donat Mathieu Saint Laurent in Oran, Algeria on August 1, 1936, he had a childhood fascination for clothes, often teased and bullied […]

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The Midori Margarita

May 29, 2008/13.58

Our friends at Midori will be keeping us informed of some great cocktails for the northern summer here at Lucire—and we’ll be sharing some recipes during the next few weeks.    Here’s one for starters, from the advertisement itself: 1 oz Midori melon liqueur 2 oz Cabo Wabo tequila 1 oz margarita mix Blend with […]

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The ’60s had it

/11.24

The swinging ’60s, birthplace of the miniskirt, kinky boots, the Beatles, Mini Cooper and Twiggy, has been voted the decade that gave Europeans the most timeless styles, according to a survey conducted by LG Electronics, which commissioned the survey to coincide with the launch of its new third Black Label Series handset, the LG Secret. […]

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Film director Sydney Pollack, 73, dies

May 27, 2008/9.51

Oscar-winning ?lm director Sydney Pollack, 73, has passed away in Los Angeles, according to his publicist, Leslee Dart. He had been suffering from cancer.    Pollack was best known for directing They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?, with Jane Fonda; Tootsie, with Dustin Hoffman and Jessica Lange; and Out of Africa, with Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. […]

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