GREEN SCREEN Mining and marketing emeralds, as documented in the books Brilliance and Fire and Stoned, hasn’t always been an ethical business. Now the industry, in Colombia particularly, is moving toward more responsible practices. Angelina Jolie (above) wore Colombian emerald drop earrings, valued at $2.5-million, to the 2009 Oscars sparking renewed interest in the stones.
Nathalie Atkinson examines how gemstone-rich Colombia is embracing ethical sourcing… Read more
Model Cara Delevingne Insta-flaunts the “Cara” hat by Valdez, a collection of Toquilla fedoras handcrafted in Ecuador.
Odessa Paloma Parker shops hot labels from Ecuador to Venezuela… Read more
Jaden Smith, Catherine Deneuve and Alicia Vikander attend the LV show.
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ONE NIGHT IN RIO
Nolan Bryant breaks down the society players populating the games' host city… Read more
Anthony Walsh, pictured with Leña chef Julie Marteleira (left) and his mother-in-law Elena Arevalo (right), plays with family recipes and South American staples for the restaurant’s menu.
THERE'S THE BEEF
Maryam Siddiqi reports on Anthony Walsh's new Argentine-inspired restaurant… Read more
Carol Gay’s Sao Paulo apartment is filled with decorative objets that rival the art outside her windows.
MARCOS CIMARDI FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Anya Georgijevic peeks inside designer Carol Gay's eclectic Sao Paulo living room… Read more
Chile-born winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr.
MORE THAN MALBEC
Beppi Crosariol samples from vintners based in Chile and Argentina who are expanding their repertoire beyond the usual grapes… Read more