What To Do, See & Buy: Wallace Sewell; Mac and Ninny; Knowsley Safari Park; Affordable Art Fair; Vivienne Westwood; APC + Carhartt


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Soft touch

Admit it, now that it's getting cold you like lying on the sofa under a blanket as much as we do – and hang the granny image. Wallace Sewell, run by two very cool textile designers, is the place to go for perfect, pure lambswool pieces. 'Honeycomb' and 'Triangle' are among the colourful blankets lovingly produced at a mill in Lancashire. From £230, wallacesewell.com

Return to lender

It is nice to share your favourite books and DVDs with friends, nicer still to get them back. The pretty, versatile name-plates from Mac and Ninny are a polite way of putting your stamp on your favourite things. £4.95 for a pack of 12, macandninny.com

Fright night

Get your costumes on and head to Knowsley Safari Park in Merseyside this evening for a pre-Halloween event, featuring a spooky bird-of-prey display, a dark stroll through the bat forest and definitely more treats than tricks. Children £10, adults £15, including food and drink; knowsleysafariexperience.co.uk

Artistic licence

This year's Affordable Art Fair, on in Hampstead this weekend and Battersea the next, is your chance to pick up wall-candy for less than £500. Affordableartfair.com

Shining example

Vivienne Westwood's fabulous globe gets a glossy treatment on a necklace made of Palladium, for her new Gainsborough jewellery collection. It – and matching earrings, etc – will have fashion fans saving up. £750, viviennewestwood.co.uk

Puffed nice

APC + Carhartt = joy. This third collaboration from two of the greatest names in street fashion features a sleeveless puffer jacket (see gallery). £219, available now, apc.fr