BLAHNIK GOES BLING
If strutting out in a pair of Manolos isn’t enough, women will soon be able to display their devotion to the shoe kingpin with Blahnik-inspired jewellery. A collaboration between Blahnik and Spanish brand TOUS will showcase his famous Campari shoe in the form of silver and vermeil pendants, as well as an 18kt yellow gold number with a brilliant-cut diamond. Manolo Blahnik for Tous is launching at Westfield in April.
BREMONT’S FIGHTING SPIRIT
British luxury watch company Bremont (www.bremont.com), which in 2008 made a limited edition piece containing parts made from bits of a Spitfire fighter plane, is repeating the trick with an American Mustang P-51 WWII fighter. Aluminium from the plane’s fuselage is integrated into the exceedingly handsome watch’s features. Only 251 of the are being made, priced at £7,450. Check out next Friday’s City AM watch special for the latest in high-end watches.
ULTRA-LIMITED CHLOE BAG AT HARRODS
There are just eight of these chic bags from design house Chloé, all at Harrods. Called the Elsie, they’re numbered from one to eight, each with a metallic plaque inside with the inscription “Exclusive for Harrods 1/8”. The bags are made from an expensive python “scarabeao” material combined with metallic gold pieces, and are priced at £1,560. You’ll find them in the Harrods Luxury Collection Room 2, on the Ground floor. www.harrods.com
CLERKENWELL’S FASHION & JEWELLERY SALE
On 15 February Craft Central, the institution that’s home to a bevvy of super-talented, independent jewellery, accessory and fashion designer-makers, will be holding a one-day sale to coincide with London Fashion Week. That means you can get your hands on unique pieces from over 40 UK designers at discount prices. 15 Feb, 12-7pm, Craft Central, St John’s Square, EC1M 4DS. www.craftcentral.org.uk