Memphis Grizzlies score vs. Denver Nuggets: Live updates

It’s a clash of the Western Conference’s best Saturday as the Memphis Grizzlies host the Denver Nuggets at FedExForum.

The Nuggets (42-18) are in first place in the West, six games ahead of the second-place Grizzlies (35-23). It’s been a month since the Grizzlies had a marquee win over a top-four team in either conference, and they need one after Thursday’s collapse in losing to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Denver won the memphis-grizzlies-vs-nuggets-takeaways/69718011007/” data-ylk=”slk:first meeting;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “first meeting 105-91 on Jan. 20 behind Nikola Jokic’s triple-double (13 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists) and Aaron Gordon’s 24 points. Ja Morant had 35 points and 10 assists, but only two other Grizzlies scored in double figures.

The Grizzlies have won three consecutive games at home, but now that they’re in stretch of games against playoff contenders, they need to get right against a Nuggets team on a four-game win streak.

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Study Diamonds at GIA

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Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program

This diploma program explores the GIA diamond grading methods to assess the 4Cs of Diamond Quality – Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat weight – and how they affect diamond value. Students use professional diamond grading equipment for the purposes of examining a diamond’s quality characteristics to grade and identify diamonds. Coursework also includes creating plotting diagrams; determining fluorescence; and detecting treated diamonds, laboratory-grown diamonds and diamond simulants. Other topics covered include the effect of fluorescence on diamond body color; the role cut plays in the marketplace; and important sectors of the diamond industry, including dealers, cutters and manufacturers.

How to Earn: Full-Time On Campus or Distance Education

Duration: 7 instructional weeks

What You Earn: Graduate Diamonds Diploma

Ideal For: Industry professionals and individuals who want a career in the diamond industry, including the skills and knowledge to grade diamonds. Completing the Graduate Diamonds program is required to earn the GIA Graduate Gemologist diploma.

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Diamond Essentials

A comprehensive, multi-week, on-campus program covering the technical expertise needed to grade, buy, and sell diamonds.

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Nepo babies dominating the fashion world: Iris Law, Kaia Gerber, Lila Moss & more

Nepo babies – it’s a hot topic. Not to mention a controversial one. The term refers to the offspring of celebrities or industry insiders who automatically help their kids get ‘a leg up’ upon starting their careers. While there has been much debate concerning the even-handedness of the existence of nepo babies primarily in Hollywood, there have been many nepo babies permeating the fashion sphere. And dare we say, it’s not always such a bad thing.

Stella McCartney, daughter of Sir Paul McCartney has used her platform to promote a more ethical approach to fashion design. Lila Moss, daughter of supermodel Kate Moss, advocated awareness for diabetes, previously posing with her diabetes monitor for a 2022 Fendi campaign. Ella Emhoff is taking a leaf out of her stepmother Kamala Harris’ book, showing that there is a place for politics in fashion. You get the picture.

MORE: Hailey Bieber hits back at critics in ‘Nepo Baby’ T-shirt

The fact remains that celebrity children always spark intrigue, regardless of meritocracy status. So, whatever your beliefs on the subject, we’ve prepared a list of hyped-up nepo babies ruling the runway. Read on to discover more…

Iris Law

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Daughter of actors Jude Law and Sadie Frost, Iris Law has become a regular on the runway in recent seasons. The 22-year-old walked for Daniel Lee’s Burberry debut during London Fashion Week having become a poster girl for the luxury British brand. In the past year, the star, who has also dipped her toe into the world of acting having starred in Danny Boyle’s docuseries Pistol as Soo Catwoman, modelled for Versace’s recent Pour Femme fragrance campaign, closed the Alexandre Vauthier’s Autumn/Winter 2023 show, partner with Jimmy Choo for the label’s Party With Jimmy Choo campaign and graced the cover of Vogue

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Jewelry simulation or rendering are nothing new, but they are getting increased traction as online jewelry shopping gets a bigger and bigger market share. Rendering enables jewelers to create simulations for many products, and has several clear advantages: Bigger stock, and significant saving in both time and money.


What is Rendering?


3D rendering is a three-dimensional computer graphics process which enables to automatically convert 2D models to 3D models that look realistic.


The computerized process enables to create a simulation of any object, from homes to bridges, as well as products that do not yet exist. You could, for instance, simulate a non-existent building into a neighborhood, simulate a non-existent highway system in its surroundings, and even see how a certain ring would look on your finger – without ever touching it.


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Rendering in Jewelry


The jewelry business has quickly taken to renderings. Rendering is highly effective in the design process, and enables jewelers to create models in 2D or 3D, and then produce realistic images of the piece from every angle with every type of gem or diamond, and in gold of every color. Jewelers can also choose the background of the image, including its color and texture. The entire process can be done in a few hours.


Advantages of Rendering


When creating jewelry collections, jewelry companies or designers use pricey raw materials. The jewel’s journey, from the design process to its purchase by the end client, is a long and expensive one. So, instead of creating a model out of gold and precious stones, photograph it and offer to sell it online, jewelers can now create previews of their jewelry designs by rendering, thereby saving hundreds of dollars in costs. Rendering enables them to create, for instance, a model of a piece made of

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Tiffany & Co. and Its Most Memorable Collaborations in the Recent Years

Some recent collaborations by Tiffany & Co. have truly moved the brand. Here are some of the very popular collaborations that have truly made a mark in recent years.

With nearly 200 years of glorious history, American brand Tiffany & Co. is rightly considered the quintessential jewellery house in the world — one that represents class and creative excellence in the most unique and stylish ways. Often making headlines for its popular collaborations, the brand owes its joint venture successes to the luxury conglomerate, LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton), which acquired Tiffany & Co. as one of its 75 luxury maisons in 2021.

The signature Tiffany Blue boxes containing sophisticated pieces such as the famous diamond ‘Engagement Ring’, the ‘Heart Tag Necklace’ and the ‘925 sterling silver rings,’ have been captivating the world since their debut and have an interesting history too. Founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and his partner, J. B Young as ‘Tiffany & Young,’ the first Tiffany store opened on Broadway in New York City in 1837 with USD 4.98 as its first day’s sales. However, it was only after Charles took control of the company in 1853, that ‘Tiffany & Co.,’ which the world cherishes today, came into existence.

From Tiffany’s American aesthetic flourishing through the Art Deco years of the 1920s and 30s to its current collaborative flairs such as the 2023 Tiffany & Co. x Fendi limited-edition ‘Tiffany Blue’ Baguette triumphing at the global front, success came in swift for the company. So much so that the Tiffany collaborations, which began with a jewellery piece with contemporary artist Frank Gehry in 2006, are now statement emblems of pop culture.

Of late, the jewellery house has seen an incredible influx of collaborative opportunities ranging from streetwear and sports to art and fashion. And as the

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Kith Opens Miami Design District Flagship Just Weeks After Landing in Beverly Hills

Just weeks after opening a new Beverly Hills flagship, Kith continues its retail expansion with the unveiling of its newest store in Miami’s Design District.

Located at 69 NE 41st Street, this new two-story flagship is the second Miami store for the New York-based retailer and includes a Kith for Sadelle’s restaurant and a standalone Kith Treats store directly across the street.

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For Kith founder and creative director Ronnie Fieg, this opening feels like a “true notch” in the timeline of the company. “Evolving and expanding our spaces with tact is as challenging as it is motivating,” Fieg said in a statement. “Each store must feel completely unique while retaining the red thread that runs through all of our flagships.”

Designed by Fieg, the store features a neutral color palette alongside vibrant shades of green and Santa Margherita Rosa Perlino, Perlato Royal and Carrara marble floors. Upon entering, a circular structure centers the space separating the menswear from the womenswear. A deep hallway of changing rooms with birch paneled walls and ceilings is located at the rear of the store.

Further into the second floor is footwear as well as Sadelle’s at Kith, bringing Major Food Group’s New York restaurant to the Design District. Whitewashed ash walls with picture frame molding are met by a checkerboard floor, fluted ming green counter and fluted Carrara marble header. Kith for Sadelle’s Miami will offer the restaurant’s signature menu items including its infamous brunch.

Credit: Courtesy of Kith

Credit: Courtesy of Kith

Courtesy of Kith

“Our first collaboration launched in Paris, and we couldn’t be more proud to bring our beloved Sadelle’s to our new home in the Miami Design District,” Jeff Zalaznick, co-founder of Major Food Group added.

To celebrate the opening, Fieg and Asics are reprising

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Diamonds & Diamond Grading

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The Diamond and Diamond Grading eLearning course brings to life the skills needed to grade the color, clarity and cut of diamonds through video, graphics, images and text. 

Key topics include: 

  • The influence of color, clarity, cut and carat on diamond value
  • Determining proportions and estimating weight
  • Diamond treatments, simulants, and laboratory-grown diamonds
  • Fluorescence and its effect on body color
  • The role cut plays in the marketplace, including fancy cuts
  • The technical knowledge needed to make effective buying and selling decisions

The course also covers:

  • GIA Diamond Grading Reports — how to read and explain them
  • Segments of the diamond industry beyond retail — dealing, cutting, manufacturing
  • Diamond formation and key properties
  • Special challenges of grading mounted diamonds and grading estimation techniques

The final exam is online, closed book and proctored; see the Education Catalog for details.

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Tommy Hilfiger claims Russell Simmons told him “street kids and rappers” wore his clothes to feel rich

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Tommy Hilfiger has Russell Simmons to thank for his popularity amongst the hip hop community throughout the 1990s.

Prior to luxury fashion houses becoming go-to status symbols of success, the who’s who of the culture could be seen in Hilfiger’s editorial campaigns and draped in the ready-to-wear attire. While his clothing line was already popular among the affluent crowd who could afford prep school tuition and family summer homes in Cape Cod, Nantucket and the Hamptons, it was not until hip hop embraced the Americana brand that it shot to newfound levels of popularity.

“It was actually Russell Simmons, who really is one of the godfathers of hip hop, who said to me that young street kids and rappers wanted to wear the clothes because they wanted to look rich,” Hilfiger said in a feature for hilfiger-interview-fashion-brand-history” data-ylk=”slk:The Guardian;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “The Guardian, which was published on Feb. 20 but has become a social talking point this weekend.

Simmons had already cornered his share of the streetwear apparel market when he launched Phat Farm in 1992. His then-wife, Kimora Lee Simmons, expanded the line to women with Baby Phat in 1999.

Hilfiger stated that the success he achieved following photoshoots with Aaliyah and Snoop Dogg established him as hip hop’s designer of choice, dethroning Ralph Lauren for a time and even dictating his approach to apparel. He said that the significance of sports inspired him to make large logos as demand for Tommy Hilfiger garments grew.

“They wanted everything way, way oversized because they were buying sizes that were way too large. And so I started just making oversized, and it was a perfect storm. I was dressing Puff Daddy for

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24 best places to buy affordable fine jewelry in 2023

From braided rings and chunky hoops to gemstone necklaces and tennis bracelets, the best affordable jewelry brands on the market provide timeless, multi-generational pieces that we’re heart-eyed over.

But, the price in the fine jewelry area can be daunting at times, especially when ordering online. Let’s face it — after a while, stock images of rose gold, sterling silver and diamonds all look the same.

After consulting with a gemologist to roundup the best engagement rings to buy online, we realized while diamonds are great and all (in fact, they’re a girl’s best friend), there are so many other dainty, paperclip-inspired and colorful options waiting for you to add them to your e-shopping cart.

So, we did the research for you, tried out some pieces and corralled the best affordable fine jewelry brands to shop from online. From Mejuri’s minimalist gold to PDPAOLA’s unique finds, your next bracelet, necklace, ring or pair of earrings is waiting for you.

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The best dainty jewelry brand

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Adina Jewels

About the brand: A NYC-based retailer, founded by Adina and named ‘Adina’s Jewels’ after her late grandmother, after she decided to go big or go home with her hobby of designing and curating jewelry. She’s been “determined to offer a unique line of trendsetting jewelry, at a reasonable cost, to fashionistas all around the world.”

I’ve heard of Adina’s Jewels all over social media and a standout is definitely their Pavé Butterfly Initial Choker. Get it with your partner’s initial and the piece instantly turns into something sentimental and special.

The brand’s 14K Fine Gold Jewelry collection, in particular, features pieces from $250 to $1,500, with the brand also

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