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SOUTHERN EXPOSURE

As the Olympics arrive in South America for the first time, Globe Style maps out the continent's exuberant approach to fashion, design and entertaining

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.

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.

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MINING TRENDS

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.

Model Cara Delevingne Insta-flaunts the “Cara” hat by Valdez, a collection of Toquilla fedoras handcrafted in Ecuador.

HATS ON

Odessa Paloma Parker shops hot labels from Ecuador to Venezuela… Read more


Jaden Smith, Catherine Deneuve and Alicia Vikander attend the LV show.

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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

FULL BRAZILIAN

Anya Georgijevic peeks inside designer Carol Gay's eclectic Sao Paulo living room… Read more


Chile-born winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr.

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

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