Lucire
The global fashion magazine June 13, 2024 
Out now: Lucire issue 48, with free shipping for UK and US

Greed a topical comedy about fast fashion and the practices that support it

June 28, 2020/12.01

Greed, the new Steve Coogan comedy directed by Michael Winterbottom (The Trip), is a satirical tale about a thinly disguised version of Sir Philip Green, the head of Arcadia Group, who stood accused by various British government committees of plundering British Home Stores while it was under his company’s control. The phrase levelled at Sir […]

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Beyoncé relaunches Ivy Park with an Adidas collaboration

December 20, 2019/0.51

Melina Matsoukas Mason Poole The Beyoncé–Adidas collaboration will bear fruit on January 18, with the release of the first Adidas × Ivy Park collection.    Announced last April, after Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment company acquired all of the Ivy Park brand that once partnered with Topshop’s Sir Philip Green, the athleisure collection features performance gear including […]

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Fashion in brief: Emporio Armani launches smartwatches; Topshop opens in Wellington on November 3

October 26, 2016/0.31

Emporio Armani has entered the smartwatch sector with its Connected Hybrid range, mixing the design flair of the traditional watches with the latest technology.    The watches sync with smartphones via Bluetooth, and have features such as automatic time zone updating, notifications, activity tracking, extended use without charging, easy access to music playlists, sleep-pattern monitoring, […]

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Karlie Kloss to model Topshop’s spring–summer 2016 campaign

January 4, 2016/9.00

Tyrone Lebon Karlie Kloss, who has endorsed brands as diverse as Lindex and Victoria’s Secret, will helm the Topshop spring–summer 2016 campaign, which launches globally today.    The campaign sees Karlie model the spring–summer collection in images shot in New York by London-based photographer Tyrone Lebon, styled by Topshop creative director Kate Phelan.    Phelan […]

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Video: Kate Moss reveals her 2014 Topshop collection at Oxford Street store

April 30, 2014/12.10

Supermodel Kate Moss launched her latest Kate Moss for Topshop collection at the chain’s flagship store on Oxford Street, London.    Radio One’s Nick Grimshaw MCed the event, with plenty of press and fans waiting outside the store. Grimshaw called Moss an ‘icon’, while shoppers got a glimpse of the new range, which went on […]

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Style this week: becoming Almost Famous

January 29, 2014/23.27

This week’s look is inspired by one of my all-time favourite movies, Almost Famous. I have focused in particular on the lead female character, Penny Lane, played by Kate Hudson. This movie sprung to my mind after seeing, in my opinion, the horrific Grammy red-carpet dresses this week. I pine the loss of the rocker […]

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Wellington delights in new labels with Jetsetbohemian and Mondegreen launches

April 17, 2012/13.29

David von Garratt/Von Photography Top Mondegreen showed its beautiful florals for autumn–winter 2012 at Pearl in Wellington earlier tonight. Above Jetsetbohemian launched itself into the capital earlier in the season. As Wellington gears itself up for its inaugural fashion week, the city has been abuzz over the past couple of weeks with fashion events galore. […]

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