The enthusiasm of Laura Vandervoort

WOW goes global

par Jack Yan · visuels: Victor Huang

The Brancott Estate World of Wearable Art Show, about to celebrate its quarter-century, saw international designers compete against its native New Zealand ones—to an unprecedented result. Jack Yan gets up close for 2012

Sign of a victory

WAGs—the wives and girlfriends of football players—continue to be fêted globally. Sarah MacKenzie examines a cross-section and asks what the source of their power is.

Red, white and blew

visuels: Douglas Rimington

The spring–summer 2013 collections show fashion’s cyclical nature. Tiffany Fernando checks out collections from both sides

Swimming deep

par Louise Hatton

The darlings at New Zealand Fashion Week’s autumn–winter 2013 shows were the duo from Surface Too Deep. Sopheak Seng looks at the label and its future plans

Chase to the cut

visuels: Dorit Thies

Contrary to expectations, short hair makes you more feminine and brings a consistent elegance. Tiffany Fernando speaks from experience about this hair trend

V for Vandervoort

par Jack Yan · visuels: Courtney Dailey

Jack Yan speaks to Laura Vandervoort, about her latest feature Ted, getting a cult following from V and Smallville, being named one of the hottest women in magazines, and her plans beyond acting

The legend of Pininfarina

par Jack Yan

Sergio Pininfarina, one of the most famed car designers in automotive history, passed away earlier this year. Jack Yan looks at his legacy

Drawing on passion

You will have seen her byline in Lucire, but Katherine Thomson’s real passion is illustration. We speak with her about her new business.

The Route less travelled

David Machowski has always had a hankering to journey through the US’s historical Route 66. He finally indulges himself, heading west and discovering a quintessentially American romantic past

Good things come

The über-fashionable Ohtel in Wellington is very trendy and stylish—but it doesn’t commit the sin of some other boutique hotels that make similar claims. Lucire digs deeper