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

Paulina Porizkova replaces Twiggy for cycle 10 of America’s Next Top Model

November 27, 2007/22.58

Due to con?icting schedules, Twiggy will be unable to appear as a judge alongside Tyra Banks, J. Alexander and Nigel Barker in cycle 10 of the CW’s reality series, America’s Next Top Model. Taking her place will be former Estée Lauder signature face and actress Paulina Porizkova.    Czech-born Porizkova (in which case one probably should […]

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ID Dunedin makes official announcement about event

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The official announcement about next year’s Southern Trust ID Dunedin Fashion Week has arrived, as expected.    As insiders know, the Southern Trust has taken over principal sponsorship of the event, after Vodafone felt its participation had run its course after 2007. And we’re glad the Trust has seen fit to support ID: it’s the premier […]

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November beauty online

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For lovers of beauty out there, a couple of articles this month online (re-runs from Lucire’s print edition) may interest you. We have Schwarzkopf’s spring–summer hair trends for the warming southern summer: I found this interesting from a design perspective, with the comments about futurism. Secondly, Ana Vegar’s earlier story on Clarins’ international make-up artist, Claude […]

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Slip on the blogosphere

November 26, 2007/7.52

There may be some blog comments out there bearing my name but were not written by me today. One of my team did go blog-sur?ng on my recommendation, but did so on a computer that I had not signed out of. How embarrassing. C’est la vie.    I don’t think it’s Mercury retrograde, but both telephones […]

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Kiwi airlines compared

November 25, 2007/3.01

Another blog post was turned into a Lucire article today: my review of New Zealand airlines. Click here to read about my views on Air New Zealand versus Qantas versus the newcomer, Pacific Blue. Other news is scattered on sectional pages: new books from Lonely Planet; the Fiat 500 winning European Car of the Year; […]

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Media finally get behind Lauren Bush’s WFP bag

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It has taken the media a while, considering model Lauren Bush has been promoting these since April, but there has finally been worldwide attention on the Feed 1 bag (US$59·95) that she designed in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme. The bag does hit Harrod’s in December at a £30 price, which admittedly lifts […]

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Murdoch Press claims Sophie Anderton offered sex, drugs

November 24, 2007/23.52

The Murdoch Press, using an undercover reporter who almost goes under cover, reports that Sophie Anderton has resorted to vice (use your imagination) to help fund a property in Notting Hill. There’ll be enough moralists lecturing Ms Anderton on what is right and wrong but let me say one thing about the modelling industry: this sort […]

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The Kin hit the Troubador with Josh Kelley and the Pat McGee Band

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[Cross-posted] It’s not all the time I hit the clubs. There are musicians who can attest to that—mostly because of deadlines or time frames of when they are going on and the distance I have to drive.    Recently the Kin toured with Josh Kelley and the Pat McGee Band for well over a month […]

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A long weekend in te Waka a Maui

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It was a pleasure bumping in to former Lucire cover girl Amber Peebles (above, posing cheekily while eating salad), newly engaged to TV personality and entrepreneur Brooke Howard-Smith, at Style Christchurch last week.    Also present was Lizzie Gray, Miss New Zealand 2006, and both girls were more than ably looked after by producer extraordinaire Andhy Blake. […]

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Roberto Cavalli and H&M: the trans-Atlantic party season

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You’ve seen the video (which has been on the Lucire home page since late October), now read the article: a little more news of Roberto Cavalli and H&M’s collaboration and the parties they had in Roma and New York to kick it off.    We hesitate linking the video in too many places, since it […]

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