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Lucire update: Alber Elbaz interviewed, South Africa, and top 10 menswear

April 9, 2011/10.26

Above Lucire Paris editor Lola Saab with Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz. If you’ve surfed through to our home page, you’ll have noticed that Lola Saab has interviewed Alber Elbaz, getting him to reveal his thinking behind Lanvin’s menswear collection for autumn–winter 2011–12.    It’s not the only new article that we want to alert […]

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Different sides to autumn menswear at MAN, E. Tautz, Cassette Playa and James Long

February 24, 2011/5.50

The MAN collective show had New Power Studio (distinguished by way-out headgear, a mask and a child model), Felipe Rojas Llanos (a real contrast, with back-to-basics T-shirts, coats and jackets, with black the base again), and Martine Rose (layered coats and gold vests). New Power Studio distracted us a little too much with spectacle, and […]

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CNN talks to Betty Jackson, while the menswear designers strut their stuff


We have the second video from CNN’s Connect the World, after the first one on Matthew Williamson that was kindly offered to us to syndicate.    British fashion designer Betty Jackson is well-known across fashion circles for her beautiful clothing and is even responsible for designing the outrageous costumes on the hit television series, Absolutely […]

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H&M announces Conscious Collection for spring ’11

February 3, 2011/11.29

Hennes & Mauritz has announced its Conscious Collection, a sustainable range launching April 14 at all its stores.    The company says the range is made from environmentally sound materials including organic cotton, Tencel and recycled polyester. It will be combined with lace, broderie anglaise, frills and draping.    The range is heavy on white, […]

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Finding Zen with style

January 12, 2011/9.41

Above Keeley Hawes may have style in Upstairs, Downstairs, but publisher Jack Yan argues that Rufus Sewell, in Zen, paints a far more desirable fashion world (ignoring the tobacco smoke). Fashion editor Sopheak Seng and I had a great meeting today, discussing trends. A couple of weeks ago, he told me that he had seen […]

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Konrad Parol, Rhian Morris, and a trip to Kolkata

December 27, 2010/12.06

It may be the holiday season, but the world doesn’t stop at Lucire. There are articles in our features’ sections, beginning with Joanna Mrocz­kowska and her first report on menswear designer Konrad Parol, one of Warszawa’s rising stars. We’ve had a good year looking at some menswear label, thanks largely to fashion editor Sopheak Seng; […]

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Merry Christmas, on a summer’s day

December 24, 2010/23.38

Here’s our view from HQ on a beautiful summer’s day in Wellington, New Zealand. Merry Christmas to all our readers, clients and supporters.    Meanwhile, as a Christmas treat, Polish correspondent Joanna Mroczkowska has filed her first report, on menswear designer Konrad Parol. Surf over here to have a read about his spring–summer 2011 collection. […]

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Barkers, Flying Nun collaborate on T-shirts commemorating classic Kiwi artists

December 13, 2010/21.20

Barkers and record label Flying Nun have collaborated on a range of T-shirts, featuring the sleeve images from four of the label’s famed artists’ releases.    Barkers is also re-releasing the Flying Nun “fuzzy logo” T.    The four limited-edition T-shirts feature images from the 3Ds, the Bats, the Clean and Gordons. Each T-shirt comes […]

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Project Born mixes lingerie with visual effects to celebrate life

November 19, 2010/3.04

Neil Danby The worlds of high-end fashion lingerie, art, dance, music and theatre came together to create a unique show, Project Born, that combined fantasy and magic, all to benefit the Neonatal Trust (New Zealand).    Not your standard catwalk show, this was a unique experience for the senses that was two years in the […]

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Cyclus’s bags make eco-design more fashionable

November 16, 2010/12.04

Cyclus was created in Colombia in 2002 was designed to fill a niche in today’s market. The range of bags comprises durable fashionable products of the highest quality and innovative design.    Made from premium raw recycled materials, you can be sure that you make a fashion statement while still caring about the environment.   […]

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