SEATTLE, United States — Diamond rings on display at Nordstrom's flagship Seattle store are not for sale. Shoppers can try them on, inspect the gems' quality up close, but to buy them requires a visit to Blue Nile's website.
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The story of Ugg (Telegraph) “Clumpy or comfortable, hideous or heaven-sent, few shoe styles have proved as divisive as Uggs. The boots – originating from Australia – have outlasted all forecasts of their demise, and rocketed to ubiquity as one of the footwear industry’s biggest success stories of the past decade.” Offer Submitted on Gianfranco Ferré (Fashionologie) “Gianfranco Ferré might have