A Quarter of All Diamonds In Stores Are Blood Diamonds, and Nobody Can …

I don't know about you but I barely made it through Blood Diamond. The 2006 Leo-helmed torture-porn about diamond runners during the Sierra Leone Civil War really fucked me up. After sobbing through most of the movie, I cursed my greedy western brethren, and vowed to never, ever wear a conflict diamond. However, in the … » 1/07/13 10:20am 1/07/13 10:20am

Turns Out Diamonds Aren't Really Your Best Friend After All

A global advocacy group called Global Witness has recused itself from a coalition that aims to eliminate the flow of blood diamonds into the global marketplace, saying the safeguards that have been put in place aren't preventing tainted conflict gems from being bought by consumers. I guess diamonds are maybe more like… » 12/05/11 6:30pm 12/05/11 6:30pm

UPDATED: Gap To Give Away 10,000 Pairs Of Jeans On Facebook

  • Want free jeans? Don't mind handing a corporation access to your personal data and real-time location? Gap will give away 10,000 pairs of jeans to Facebook fans who "check in" to its stores on an as-yet-unannounced date tomorrow. [Fashionista]
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Real Housewives Of New Jersey: Special Delivery

On last night's episode of the Real Housewives of New Jersey, we got to see Teresa's labor and delivery process. She put on lip gloss, requested blood diamonds during her epidural, and apparently tried to shave her "chucky." » 5/25/10 12:00pm 5/25/10 12:00pm

Naomi Campbell On Oprah: "I Don't Have An Excuse For My Behavior"

Today, Naomi Campbell took up the full hour of Oprah talking about various aspects of her life (she's into the Master Cleanse) but O mainly wanted to focus on the supermodel's notorious tantrums involving kicking, punching, and throwing cellphones. » 5/03/10 6:20pm 5/03/10 6:20pm

The Jewels In September's Elle Come At An Extremely High Price

Who do you contact when you feel like your head is going to explode from disgust and horror? Get that person on the line: This page, from the September issue of Elle, features diamond pendants made in the shape of African masks. Responsible for this jewelry? De Beers, the company founded by Cecil Rhodes, the guy with… » 8/01/08 4:00pm 8/01/08 4:00pm