The global fashion magazine March 1, 2024 
Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

Lucire’s Car to Be Seen in nominees for 2008

December 23, 2007/21.54

Last night, the nominees for Lucire’s Car to be Seen in 2008 were announced: Fiat 500 Ford Mondeo Jaguar XF Volvo C30 Audi A4 Audi S5    Look, ma: no minivans or SUVs. These still have not distinguished themselves, in our book. One looks much the same as the other—except for the Volvo XC60, which we […]

Read more

Survey: 86 per cent believe Sarkozy’s image unchanged


According to a survey published in Le Journal du Dimanche, 86 per cent of French people do not feel that the image of President Nicolas Sarkozy has changed since his romance with model–singer Carla Bruni became public. Eleven per cent believe his image has deteriorated, while three per cent believe it has improved.    Eighty-nine per […]

Read more

Cars not to be seen in ’08


We’ll announce the 2008 Car to Be Seen in nominees shortly on the Lucire website, but what gets us is how many mainstream models are in the reject pile. But at least the Australian Toyota Avalon and Rover 45 are gone. Chrysler Chrysler Sebring Jeep Patriot Jeep Compass GM Daewoo Tosca (a.k.a. Chevrolet Epica, Holden Epica)  […]

Read more

Van Cleef & Arpel sues Heidi Klum, Mouawad


Reuter reports that Van Cleef & Arpel ?led a lawsuit in New York last Friday against Heidi Klum GmbH and Mouawad USA, alleging that its Alhambra clover design had been copied and that the companies bene?ted from its reputation. Van Cleef & Arpel claims $25,000.    In copyright, the plaintiff has the onus in proving objective […]

Read more

Swimwear for the baby boom


With a baby boom at Lucire, this seems to be an appropriate story: new styles of swimwear for Mums-to-be. A Pea in the Pod, Mimi Maternity and Motherhood Maternity have new lines for the next spring in the northern hemisphere. The story won’t make it into the print edition of Lucire here, but we showed the […]

Read more

Dress My Nest: feng shui and clutter

December 21, 2007/13.49

Clutter and feng shui are connected, according to Jayme Barrett in this segment from’s Dress My Nest. On today’s Lucire home page. […]

Read more

When beige is bad

December 20, 2007/21.31

Beige is a bad interior-design default colour, says Dress My Nest’s Thom Filicia in our latest segment on the online cover of Lucire. […]

Read more

Build the bob: Ultimate Style and Ken Paves try it out

December 19, 2007/11.10

Would you go short? The bob is the “it” hairstyle for 2007 and probably the beginning of 2008, and Ultimate Style convinces one woman to try it out at the Ken Paves salon. The video airs today on the Lucire home page. […]

Read more

Hello Hannah


It turns out Nicole and Paul McKinnon decided that their daughter looked more like a Hannah than an Aimée, and I was told the wrong weight—she’s in fact a healthier 5 lb 15 oz. So, I present, the newest Lucire team baby: Hannah McKinnon. […]

Read more

Congratulations to Nicole McKinnon


Lucire beauty columnist Nicole McKinnon and her husband Paul McKinnon welcomed a lovely, 5 lb baby girl yesterday at 5 p.m. (Yours truly called at 4.44 p.m.) Prior to baby’s birth, we know Paul and Nicole had settled on Aimée as her name. All of us at Lucire send her and her family our love. […]

Read more