Lucire
The global fashion magazine May 26, 2022 

Shein’s rise helped by those unaware of allegations of copying and lack of transparency

Filed by Lucire staff/May 4, 2022/11.20

Despite pushing slow fashion and environmental sustainability in our pages, in a quest to inform consumers on how to be more conscious of their purchasing, it’s disappointing to note that the fastest-growing app in the US is the antithesis of that: Shein has been downloaded more than Tiktok, Instagram and Twitter, according to one publication. […]

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Chinese state TV to launch US-developed AI anchor

Filed by Lucire staff/March 24, 2022/9.49

  It’s Max Headroom in real life, but at a far more sophisticated level: the People’s Republic of China’s state TV channel CCTV says it has an AI anchor called Wang, who will appear in one of its programmes in March. Wang will be used in news and economy programmes on the channel this year. […]

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Naersi teams up with Madame Figaro Mode for editorial on woman power

Filed by Lucire staff/March 15, 2022/10.57

  Chinese brand Naersi has teamed up with Madame Figaro Mode to promote women and their influence, and to explore issues of identity and female power. The five women include Li Jing, TV host and producer; Tang Limei, marine geology scientist who reached 2,774 m underwater in a submarine; Xu Lingling, lawyer and blogger; He […]

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Karl Lagerfeld’s spring–summer 2022 collection launches in China

Filed by Lucire staff/March 7, 2022/13.19

  Karl Lagerfeld’s spring–summer 2022 collection has been launched in China, blending a rock-chic style and French elegance. Dubbed Life 2·0, it draws inspiration from the elements of nature—land, air, fire and water—with its prints, fabrics and colour schemes. Floral and zebra prints also mark out this season, as seen on parkas and silk dresses. […]

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In brief: Zegna shows latest Triple Stitch Sneaker; Lilysilk débuts spring ’22

Filed by Lucire staff/February 24, 2022/16.58

  Zegna’s new unisex Triple Stitch Sneaker has been updated once again for the latest season, and the design seems more relevant than ever. It’s a shoe that suits leisure, work and travel applications, and complements both formal and casual clothing. There’s even a variety of materials, from canvas and soft suede to grained leather, […]

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Guess Watches launches three models for the lunar New Year

Filed by Lucire staff/January 14, 2022/12.49

  Guess Watches has launched a collection for the upcoming lunar New Year in the Chinese market. The company says it combines the hallmarks of past Guess designs with an eye toward the future, with an avant-garde style blending its traditional motifs. What we do see with the hero model is an attractive 34 mm […]

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Tommy Hilfiger announces limited-edition men’s collection for Asia

Filed by Lucire staff/September 24, 2021/20.28

Tommy Hilfiger has announced a limited-edition Utility Icons Collection specifically for Asia, comprising T-shirts, parkas, bomber jackets, shirts, double-sided cotton vests, overalls, hats, messenger bags, and more. It goes on sale on- and offline from late September.    The collection is a cross-season capsule for men, using colours you might see on construction or work […]

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Supermodel Me returns, with Cindy Bishop, Yu Tsai, Catriona Gray, Hanli Hoefer, Ase Wang

Filed by Lucire staff/July 8, 2021/10.33

The Asian reality show Supermodel Me will be rebooted for a sixth season, Supermodel Me Revolution, this October, bringing together aspiring models from Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Filmed in Singapore in June with COVID-19 precautions, viewers can expect the new season to feature a fresh approach and […]

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New Balance releases Everybody’s Welcome collection commemorating Pride 2021

Filed by Lucire staff/June 15, 2021/23.49

For Pride 2021, New Balance has released its Everybody’s Welcome collection of footwear and apparel.    Queer Hong Kong visual artist Zoie Lam has created the art on the items, conveying an upbeat, positive and colourful mood. The characters are genderless and fun, and show that everyone is welcome, regardless of how they identify. They […]

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Coupé crossovers are the latest fad, as Ford Evos and Roewe Jing appear at Auto Shanghai

Filed by Lucire staff/April 19, 2021/21.45

It seems coupé crossovers, low-slung fastbacks riding on big wheels, are the trendy shape for cars now, after a decade dominated by the boxier variety, if Auto Shanghai’s débutantes today are any indication.    Ford showed its Evos crossover, with hints of the Mustang Mach-E—a car, based on its development code, that started off as […]

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