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Aug24

Everything You Need to Know About Chocolate Diamonds

What are chocolate diamonds? Unfortunately, they are not a sweet treat. In fact, ‘chocolate diamond’ is a simple marketing term for a type of diamond. It was named by Le Vian, a jewellery brand, and describes a unique diamond in a brown shade. It doesn’t have to be a natural brown, either. These diamonds can be found naturally, or they can be treated to have the colour artificially.

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The Value of a Chocolate Diamond

Using the term ‘chocolate’ as a descriptor seems not to have helped the case for value. Generally, a chocolate diamond will be less valuable than a standard diamond because of the selection process. It isn’t due to the consumer, however. Usually, the diamonds chosen to become artificial chocolate diamonds are of a lower quality, and the same goes for most coloured diamonds – therefore they normally end up a lower quality.

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May02

How to pull off the ‘all white’ menswear trend

Spring is in bloom, and so are we. This year, however, we won’t be blooming like our local floral roundabout. In fact, we’ll be ditching that Hawaiian shirt we’ve loved since the first time we saw Johnny Depp in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and reinventing ourselves as a blossoming – yet masculine, cool and suave – cherry tree.

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If we learnt one thing at this year’s London Fashion Week Men’s Show, it was to make like the clouds in the sky and dress tonally, in all white. But, for those us who feel like our chemical makeup is more complex than the water-vapour that rises from the sea, and less, well, white, this trend may seem like a bit of a laundry competition. Here are some reasons why dressing tonally isn’t actually physically impossible, and our advice might even make the daily struggle to put …

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