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The Indian luxury brand: Jaguar, Land Rover the vanguards to the west

January 3, 2008/13.40

[Cross-posted] We can be pretty con?dent with Ford’s latest non-announcement announcement that the Tata acquisition of Jaguar and Land Rover is a fait accompli.    The Indian multinational says it will make no changes to employment at Jaguar and Land Rover, which no doubt helped swing the sale in its favour. And there are other […]

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Modify your shopping

/3.17

A nice site came across my virtual desk today: Modify, an eco-chic boutique specializing in higher-end fashion, accessories, home items and beauty products. I don’t know the folks behind it, but I am pretty impressed with the home page design. We linked it from the Lucire Shopping Guide—the online one—today.    Shows there’s plenty of growing […]

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Gavin Newsom proposes to Jennifer Siebel

January 2, 2008/3.42

We congratulate our friend Jennifer Siebel on her engagement to Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco.    While I haven’t personally heard from Jen yet, the good news is on the newswires presently. Gavin proposed while they vacationed in Hawai’i over the weekend and she accepted, according to the Associated Press.    Lucire ?rst encountered Jen in […]

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Miami Fashion Week to do emerging designers’ show

January 1, 2008/13.46

A small bulletin among our email attachments today: Miami Fashion Week will be doing an emerging designers’ showcase.    Entrants are sought for the grand opening prelude to the April 9–13 week, which takes place on the 9th at 7 p.m., at the Soho Studios in the Wynwood Arts’ District. One designer will be chosen as […]

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Keira Knightley’s Atonement dress voted best film costume

/10.12

It’s 2008 and two of the three Lucire ‘Insider’ entries are about Keira Knightley. It looks like 2007 was very much Miss Knightley’s year, if all these polls are anything to go by.    From the Press Association: ‘The emerald green dress worn by Keira Knightley in Atonement has been voted the best film costume […]

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Keira Knightley named 2007 beauty icon in UK poll

/3.10

Keira Knightley was named the number one women’s beauty icon of 2007 in a poll of 2,500 people held by UK chain Superdrug.    The Pirates of the Caribbean actress and the face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle perfume (above) beat TV presenter Kelly Brook and supermodel Kate Moss to win the greatest share of votes.    All 10 […]

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Goodbye to Steven T. Florio

/2.25

We farewell Steven T. Florio, the former president and CEO of Condé Nast Publications, who passed away last Thursday from complications from a heart attack. He was 58. Our sincerest condolences go to his family and friends. […]

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Most overexposed person in 2007?

December 30, 2007/5.01

Two words: Pete Doherty.    I am not even sure what fascination he holds. Once a boyfriend of Kate Moss? Read that story. Druggie? Read that story.    Unless he cleans up and gets a knighthood, I am not sure why anyone would make him the subject of any story. You’ll notice we didn’t, all year. […]

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Unpublished in 2007: Katharine McPhee, Diesel models

December 27, 2007/2.28

With less on the newswires today except for more Sarko and Bruni, we thought we’d put up a few of the unpublished images from our server. Here are two that didn’t make publication for one reason or another: American Idol’s Katharine McPhee (mentioned by Summer Rayne Oakes in Lucire 20) at a skin cancer benefit […]

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Bruni joins Sarko in Luxor

December 26, 2007/2.51

The French political and gossip press, as well as some glossies, united over Christmas as President Nicolas Sarkozy’s girlfriend, model-turned-singer Carla Bruni, ?ew to Luxor with his family to stay at the ?ve-star Hotel So?tel Old Winter Palace (left), near the Karnak temple. The family ?ew on a Falcon 900 private jet loaned by billionaire Vincent Bolloré. This was con?rmed […]

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