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UN Rejects Further Coral Bans

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Doha, Qatar—A proposed ban on harvesting coral for jewelry and other purposes was one of the many stronger environmental controls rejected by the United Nations’ Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) which ended March 25. Despite efforts by the United States, the European Union and lobbying by dozens …

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TAG Honors DiCaprio

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Basel, Switzerland–TAG Heuer honored actor Leonardo DiCaprio for his contributions to climate change control during the recent Basel World show. The event was to unveil the Pendulum Concept timepiece, which replaces the hairspring with 4 powerful magnets. Additionally, the party was the kick-off of the Tag Heuer Odyssey of Pioneers, …

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Rosettes seem to have popped up everywhere, but we love the subtleties of them stitched directly into leather. Raven Kauffman brings spring flowers effortlessly into fall with this rose tote/convertible clutch. It takes the basic leather tote and brings it to a new level by adding the subtle design element …

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FIT Presents Delman Retrospective

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New York—Celebrating Delman’s 90th year in business, The Museum at F.I.T. presents “Scandal Sandals & Lady Slippers: A History of Delman Shoes.” Footwear on display—dating from 1926 to 2007—chronicles Delman’s creative past and close relationship with movie stars and society women. Delman’s “scandal sandal,” which laced provocatively up the calf, …

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This camouflage tote from Elle Nicole certainly has its marching orders! This budget and eco-conscious (yet equally stylish) sister of the Danielle Nicole line caught our attention for its Lucy tote—incorporating the season’s hot military trend without being too over-the-top. The combination of whip-stitched handles, gold mini studs, quilting and …

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Kardashian Sisters Launch Jewelry Line

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Los Angeles–These days it’s getting harder to keep up with the Kardashians. What with their Hit TV series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” retail boutiques, skin care lines, e-commerce sites, marriages, breakups and throngs of paparazzi in tow, it seems that everyday one of the Kardashian clan has expanded their …

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Hey buddy can you spare a dime? How ’bout a nickel? What if I play you a little tune? This whimsical fedora from Lola Hats made us think of a street performer with his hat on the ground full of coins—an urban, bohemian reference (with some talent behind it.)The fedora …

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Mirror, mirror on my wrist…this rhyme has a bit of a twist. Watch company TKO has created a new way for us to see time, and ourselves. A crystal-surrounded mirrored dial stands out as a fashion item in its own right, and the LED display only appears with the push …