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… » 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

Daphne Guinness Tied To Shady Diamond Dealer

Daphne Guinness's current fashion exhibit at the Museum at FIT has drawn the ire of peace groups including Code Pink and Jewish Voice for Peace because of the show's principal sponsor, one Lev Leviev. Leviev is a Soviet-born Israeli diamond magnate and real-estate speculator with a reported personal fortune of $1.5… » 11/28/11 1:40pm 11/28/11 1:40pm

What Happened To Ashley Greene's Neck?

British GQ Features Naomi Campbell Nude, Floating In A Pool

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Vogue Tries This Eco-Friendly Thing On For Size

Anna Wintour heard about this so-called "environmentally friendly" fashion, so she sent her crack team of stylists to go out find some of it, to put it in her magazine. Her very eco-friendly magazine. The result? $2,895 trench coats. » 10/22/10 4:46pm 10/22/10 4:46pm

Lara Stone's Breasts Nab French Vogue Cover

What Will Naomi Campbell Say About Her Blood Diamond?

British supermodel Naomi Campbell has been called to testify in the trial of former Liberian president Charles Ghankay Taylor at The Hague in the Netherlands — will she talk about her blood diamond? » 7/19/10 12:52pm 7/19/10 12:52pm

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

Naomi Campbell And The Warlord's Big Blood Diamond

This is a video of Naomi Campbell refusing to answer questions about her relationship with the notorious Liberian warlord/president Charles Taylor, and about a large blood diamond Taylor allegedly gave the supermodel in South Africa in 1997. » 4/22/10 4:40pm 4/22/10 4:40pm

(Blood) Diamonds Are Forever

Ian Smilie, the driving force behind the regulation of the diamond trade in Africa, recently "retired" (some say "stomped out") from his role on the Kimberly Process committee over the continuing presence of dirty rocks on the international market. [Independent] » 6/26/09 11:20am 6/26/09 11:20am

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