The global fashion magazine June 1, 2023 




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


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Starring Rachel Hilbert on the cover, photographed by Lindsay Adler, styled by Cannon, make-up by Joanne Gair, and hair by Linh Nguyen; with additional fantastic, original shoots by Damien Carney, Dave Richards, Josh Fogel, the Riker Brothers, Klaudia Żupnik, and Karo Bill. Plus we profile Reem Acra, Mandeep Dhillon, Beth Dover, and Searching, look at Paris’s spring 2023 fashions, visit Finest Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, talk to perfumer Ernesto Collado—and, of course, reflect on 25 years of Lucire


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


Daphne Zuniga: 10 things about me

Formerly bearing an address at Melrose Place, Daphne Zuniga is a tireless campaigner for our planet and our fellow citizens
First published in the September 2005 issue of Lucire


Sensible with spice

The Opel Corsa has been one of our most anticipated B-segment hatchbacks, in theory a cut above the likes of the Toyota Yaris. Jack Yan samples one of the first ones in the country and sees if his expectations are met
Photographed by the author


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


Courtney Perna: taking her chances

The Emmy-winning host is doing it for herself and the sisterhood on her daring digital talk show, Brunch with Courtney PernaJody Miller speaks with her


Best of both worlds

Not ready to go full EV? MG’s plug-in hybrid, the HS Plus EV, is a very convincing C-segment crossover that blends the best of both worlds, writes Jack Yan
Photographed by the author


Glancing back: the 25th anniversary edition

Retour en arrière: l’édition du 25e anniversaire
Our print editions have regularly featured a page looking back into our history. For our 25th anniversary, we check out our archives from 25, 10 and 5 years ago
Un regard sur nos archives, il y a 25 (en guise de célébration), 15 et 5 ans
First published in the October 2022 issue of Lucire KSA
Dans le numéro de l’octobre 2022 de Lucire KSA


Do try it at home

Merrill J. Fernando is well known as the founder and public face of Sri Lanka’s Dilmah Tea, a Brands with a Conscience Award winner. Jack Yan spoke with him on social responsibility, family and his company’s part in the relief efforts for the Boxing Day tsunami
First published in issue 20 of Lucire


The next level

Le prochain niveau
This month’s lifestyle selection goes from the urban jungle to the moneyed community of Pebble Beach, California
La sélection de style de vie de ce mois-ci commence par la jungle urbaine et se termine à Pebble Beach, en Californie


Keeping it simple

As one of three cars on the New Zealand market under the NZ$20,000 mark, is the MG 3 worth your time? Jack Yan finds out
Photographed by the author


Enjoy a taste of Lucire KSA for July 2022

Beyond our usual distribution, you can read Lucire KSA’s July 2022 issue right here on the web this month, in English and in French


The spirit of Alsace

Lola Cristall checks out the new book from celebrated chef Gabriel Kreuther, showing his craftsmanship and culinary delights, which readers can attempt to re-create
Photographed by Paul Wagtouicz and Evan Sung


For all seasons

Jack Yan tests the Kia Sportage X-Line 2·0 Diesel AWD, a crossover that blends capability with 2020s style
Photographed by the author


Blooming with good vibes

Actress Violett Beane has some things in common with her God Friended Me character Cara Bloom, but has ambitions beyond her love of acting, she tells Jack Yan
Photographed by Jon Moe
Make-up by Jamie Dorman
Styled by Brittany Lovoi
Hair by Lino Martínez
First published in issue 40 of Lucire


Taking one moment at a time

Un pas à la fois
Megan West’s career, which began when she was six, has seen her tackle an astounding range of roles. The actress shares insights into her work, and what gives her balance, with Jack Yan
La carrière de Megan West, qui a débuté à l’âge de six ans, l’a vue s’attaquer à une gamme étonnante de rôles. L’actrice partage un aperçu de son travail et de ce qui fait son équilibre avec Jack Yan
Photographed by/photographié par Lucas Passmore

Make-up by/maquillage par Beth Follert
Styled by/stylé par Karlee Parrish

First published in issue 44 of Lucire
Dans le 44e numéro de


The rise of game fashion

L’essor de la mode des jeux
Facebook’s plans for the metaverse are nothing new. Riveka Thevendran looks at the history of fashion in gaming, where even big-name designers have found themselves working
Les plans de Facebook pour le métavers ne sont pas nouveaux. Riveka Thevendran se penche sur l’histoire de la mode dans les jeux, où même des créateurs de renom se sont retrouvés à travailler
First published in the March 2022 issue of Lucire KSA
Dans le numéro du mars 2022 de
Lucire KSA


Active luxury

Le luxe actif
Our lifestyle selection’s all about being on the go, from fast cars and SUVs to watches and laptops
Notre sélection de style de vie consiste à être actif, des voitures rapides et SUV aux montres et ordinateurs portables


Mixing genres

Jack Yan considers why Lucire has named the Kia EV6 its latest Car to Be Seen in winner


Tulles and tiaras

Anyone up to date on the latest season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills will surely recognize Sutton Stracke—socialite, philanthropist and haute couture client. Here, Stracke chats to Reilly Sullivan about her passion for custom, in particular Italian Alta Moda, and the cities and experiences that have defined her style
Photographed by Stefanie Keenan

First published in the May 2021 issue of Lucire KSA






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