February 13, 2021

Celebrate Your Favorite Houseplants With This Charming Wooden Jewelry

Houseplant Wooden Jewelry by Layla Amber

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All plant parents know how much love and dedication it takes to keep our leafy friends happy. Maintaining a healthy indoor garden is something to be proud of. But when you’re not showing off your plants at home, you can celebrate your favorites everywhere you go with these wooden jewelry designs by artist Layla Amber.

Amber lives and works in the small seaside town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast in England, and

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UPDATE: Jewelry Store Owner’s Son Charged In Blank Ammo Shooting At Route 17 Shopping Center

UPDATE: A jewelry store salesman who forced the lockdown of a Bergen County shopping center by firing a blank gun created danger for a large number of law enforcement responders through his “pointless act,” the local police chief said Monday.

Police responding to the report of shots fired Saturday night found David Ahdout, 33, of Upper Saddle River in his family’s Omega Fine Jewelry store in the Interstate Shopping Center off Route 17, Ramsey Police Chief Bryan Gurney said.

They also found nine blank ammo-firing pistol replicas, the chief said.

“At no time was the community in any danger,” Gurney

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Shaquille O’Neal helps man pay for engagement ring at Atlanta jewelry store

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Shaquille O’Neal made a lucky fan’s day. In a video posted to Instagram, the Hall of Fame big man was spotted at a jewelry store in Atlanta giving his credit card to man paying for an engagement ring.

The video itself is short, but reveals the entirety of the story as the NBA legend covers the bill and shakes the hand of the man wanting to get the ring.

O’Neal then explained some further details on “Inside the NBA” during a segment about the context surrounding the video itself. 

“This happened yesterday,” O’Neal said. “So I was in Zales, looking

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How Melissa Bernstein Built a $500 Million Brand While Battling Existential Despair

Melissa Bernstein, 55, is the type of founder who seems to have it all figured out. She built the iconic Wilton, Connecticut-based toymaker Melissa & Doug into a $500 million business, is the designer behind more than 1,000 of its toys, has a happy marriage, and six–yes six–children.

So it’s jarring when she describes herself as an “existential nihilist,” and describes that phrase as “the darkest form of despair.” She spoke in a recent interview on Inc.‘sWhat I Know podcast.

While growing her business and raising her children, she repressed her darkest emotions. “Really no one was

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Go Red for Women Day kicks off American Heart Month

Feb. 5th is the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Day, which kicks off the start of American Heart Month. The goals are to raise awareness and save lives

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — The color red symbolizes love, life and for the month of February, it represents heart health.

Friday, February 5th is the American Heart Association’s annual “Go Red For Women Day.” Launched in 2004, it is the AHA’s signature women’s initiative and the official kick off of American Heart Month.

“We are hoping that we will get women’s attention,” says Kellie Norton, with regional director with Blue

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Brooklyn-Based Designer on Her Brand and Fashion’s Future

Sade Mims’ pieces for her brand EDAS are more than just accessories.

“I grew up in an artist environment,” she explained. “My father had me in art classes since I was a kid, and sculpting and drawing and all that. So I think that that was my first thing, so I create and design with that in mind.”

The 29-year-old took part in New York Fashion Week. Her sustainably-made leather bags were on display at the Black in Fashion Council’s showroom at Spring Studios.

The council works towards the advancement of Black people in the fashion community.

“Black creatives, Black

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For Fashionable Fans: 15 Pieces of ‘Bridgerton’-Approved Jewelry

Bingeing Bridgerton may be the one thing from 2020 we can welcome into this year. Shonda Rhimes’ Regency-era Netflix drama series debuted on December 25, 2020, but the obsession is still very real. It could be your first time watching Duchess Daphne played by actress Phoebe Dynevor fall for the Duke of Hastings AKA actor Regé-Jean Page or third going on fourth time through the first season. That’s how addictive the record-breaking series that reached 63 million households in one week is and likely will continue to be until the highly anticipated second season is released. 

The frenzied fandom isn’t

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Instagram stars share jewelry shopping advice

The former Vogue editor is now a stylist to the stars — including Sienna Miller, Margot Robbie,  Dakota Johnson and Selena Gomez — and host of a new YouTube channel, “Hello Fashion.” 

Cartier Paris Nouvelle Vague 18-k rose-gold bracelet with diamonds, price upon request at 800-227-8437
Cartier Paris Nouvelle Vague 18-k rose-gold bracelet with diamonds, price upon request at 800-227-8437
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Instagram followers: 596,000

Signature jewel style: Minimal signature pieces — a Cartier Nouvelle Vague diamond bracelet, Elsa Peretti cuffs, Sidney Garber dome cuffs, a Dinh Van cigar-band ring.

Iconic red-carpet moment: Fred Leighton necklace on Michelle Williams (above, center) with a yellow Vera Wang gown at the 2006 Academy Awards. 

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New York fashion week 2021 eclipsed by Chinese new year | Fashion

New York’s big week kicks off on 14 February, two days after the start of the Year of the Ox, putting it head-to-head with Chinese new year celebrations.

What’s more, the clash comes at a moment of weakness for Manhattan’s fashion industry. Few designers in any of the fashion capitals hold out much hope of showing new collections in front of an audience in the coming weeks, and every fashion week is struggling to maintain visibility while fighting for digital bandwidth.

But while Milan, Paris and London still have household names flying the flag for their virtual fashion weeks, New

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