The global fashion magazine July 19, 2024 




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Making life easier

There are surprising new solutions in wellness, luxury motoring, and even home cleaning in our round-up


Putting the Š into SUV

Škoda’s range-topping Kodiaq has a turbocharged two-litre that’s meant to inject sportiness into the big Czech chariot. Jack Yan finds out if it puts the Š into sport utility
Photographed by the author


Safety first

Volkswagen’s T-Roc has gained plenty of attention, with its chunky crossover looks and manageable size. Jack Yan sees if it’s more than skin deep
Photographed by the author


Coming out on the brighter side

Randy Scobey found his faith, but it was sorely tested after he came out as a teen. His experiences led him into the abusive world of gay conversion therapy, and he helped shut down one of its most influential proponents. Today, as a gay man of faith, he recounts his experiences in a memoir that he hopes can save lives in the rainbow community. Jack Yan reviews Randy’s new book, Why: a Memoir


No pretence

The Mitsubishi ASX is a familiar sight in New Zealand—but what is it about the car that draws so many buyers? Jack Yan takes one on test from Gazley to find out
Photographed by the author


Italian verve

Fiat has brought the 500 bang up to date as the 500e, an electric car with plenty of Italian style and character. And, as Jack Yan found out, you can forget about range anxiety
Photographed by the author


A familiar friend

Jack Yan continues to be a fan of the MG ZS EV, as he samples the latest version—which reinforces how much he likes base models
Photographed by the author


Easy going

The Suzuki Vitara JLX Hybrid is an honest vehicle that remains a competitive, well priced entry for those in the market for a B-segment crossover, writes Jack Yan
Photographed by the author


Ace of base

Forget all that you know about entry-level models: the MG 4 Excite 51 is a complete car and a more-than-competitive entry in the C-segment EV stakes, writes Jack Yan
Photographed by the author


Following in the footsteps of Gandhi’s Salt March

Gandhi’s Dandi March was an organized protest against the British Raj’s monopoly, and formed a crucial part of the Indian freedom movement. This excerpt from Becoming Gandhi describes Perry Garfinkel’s effort to retrace Gandhi’s steps 93 years later
Header photograph by J. Miers


Being the change

Perry Garfinkel’s Becoming Gandhi is a well timed book, with the author following the Mahātmā’s ways and finding truth in his quotation, ‘Be the change you want to see in the world’


The world-beater

The MG 4—Mulan in its home market—is the most convincing family car the brand has come out with, reports Jack Yan
Photographed by the author


Intrigue on the Riviera

Anna Shilling’s All in Monte Carlo spins a high-stakes tale through the eyes of four women, founded in the very real lives of those who inhabit the quarter in Monaco. We review it
Photographed by Shan Tomouk/@shantomouk


What if there was a cancer drug breakthrough?

Physician Mary Austin tells a story about a miraculous cancer drug—which is then suppressed by Big Pharma. Jack Yan interviews her about her book, The Last Rose of Summer
Photographed by Elīna Arāja/Pexels


Living her truth

Vivant sa vérité
From studying acting, singing and dancing since age six to Disney’s Zombies franchise and now The Winchesters, Meg Donnelly shines in so many ways. Jack Yan interviews her
De l’étude du théâtre, du chant et de la danse depuis l’âge de six ans à des rôles importants dans des comédies et dans la franchise Zombies de Disney, Meg Donnelly brille à bien des égards. Jack Yan l’interviewe
Photographed by/Photographié par Lucas Passmore
Make-up by/Maquillage par Beth Follert
Styled by/Stylé par Karlee Parrish
Hair by/Coiffure par Ashley Lynn Hall/Atelier Management using Oribe
First published in issue 45 of
Dans le numéro du juin 2022 de Lucire KSA


Third time’s a charm?

MG has released its most compelling ZS EV yet: one with 440 km on a full charge. Jack Yan samples the latest in a theme
Photographed by the author


Authentically You: coaching for the real world

Amanda Satterthwaite’s new coaching practice, Authentically You, brings with it her personal experience in changing to new careers and finding joy in them


Hyde and seek

Camille Hyde made history as the first black Power Ranger, and is an environmental scientist by trade. Jack Yan speaks with the versatile American actress
Photographed by Lindsay Adler
Modelled by Camille Hyde
Styled by Cannon/the Only Agency
Hair by Linh Nguyen/See Management, using Amika
Make-up by Joanne Gair/ using Danessa Myricks Beauty
From issue 41 of
Lucire and the January 2020 issue of Lucire KSA


An even more convincing EV case

MG’s ZS EV starts, after the government rebate, at NZ$41,365, making it a very compelling entrant—more so than the 2021 model which we already thought highly of. Jack Yan explains


Distinctively designed

Here’s a selection of new releases that have something distinctive about their appearance: from a Mercedes-Benz interior to a colour-changing gin


Leading a thriving cultural centre

Diriger un centre culturel florissant
With the Saudi National Museum hosting a Van Cleef & Arpels exhibition, Taha Sakr and Mohamed Samir sat down with museum director-general HE Laila Al-Fadagh, on how the initiative with the jewellery house began, and what other programmes she has in store
Alors que le Musée national saoudien accueille une exposition Van Cleef & Arpels, Taha Sakr et Mohamed Samir ont rencontré la directrice générale du musée SE Laila Al-Fadagh
From the March 2023 issue of
Lucire KSA
Dans le numéro du mars 2023 de Lucire KSA


The best of everything

Le meilleur de tout
Supermodel, presenter, and yoga teacher Rachel Hunter says the times we live in demand that we all get grounded and find inner peace. Jack Yan and Amanda Satterthwaite speak with her
Rachel Hunter, mannequin, présentatrice et professeur de yoga, estime que l’époque dans laquelle nous vivons exige que nous nous ressourcions et trouvions la paix intérieure. Jack Yan et Amanda Satterthwaite s’entretiennent avec elle
Photographed by/Photographié par Paddy Foss

Make-up, hair and styling by/Maquillage, coiffure et stylismé par Krisztina Moricz


Gravitational pull

Model and actress Holland Smith has journeyed into acting after years in sport at a national level. She shares her story with Jack Yan
Photographed and art-directed by Christina Deo
Photography assisted by Stephen Shilling
Styled by Patrick Surach
Make-up by Nicole Rivera
Modelled by Holland Smith
From issue 42 of


With a difference

Avec une différence
Think beyond the ordinary with this month’s fashion and lifestyle selection
Pensez au-delà de l'ordinaire avec notre sélection de ce mois-ci


The joy of performance

Le plaisir de la performance
While she has had a number of high-profile comedy and dramedy roles, Olivia Macklin has talents in all genres, having been trained in the theatre, as Jack Yan discovers
Si elle a eu un certain nombre de rôles de comédies et de dramatiques très médiatisés, Olivia Macklin a des talents dans tous les genres, ayant été formée au théâtre, comme le découvre Jack Yan
Photographed by/Photographié par Josh Fogel
Make-up by/Maquillage par Beth Follert
Hair by/Coiffure par Erika Vanessa
Styled by/Stylé par Karlee Parrish
Photography assisted by/Photographie assisté par Nick Sutjongdro

First published in issue 45 of Lucire
Dans le 45e numéro de Lucire




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