The Fashion Audit: Juliet's jewels, all tied up and designer duds

What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...

We love: Juliet’s jewels

Not content with conquering the jewellery market, Swarovski has branched out into the film industry, too, with its new business arm, Swarovski Entertainment. Its first endeavour is Romeo and Juliet, which features the star-crossed lovers clad in costumes fittingly bejewelled by the brand.

‘Romeo and Juliet’ in cinemas now, swarovski-entertainment.com

We’re not sure about: Designer duds

We can’t blame designers for putting their name to other projects  – fashion after all, is not an easy industry to make money in. What we do object to, however, is the seemingly random nature of some of these collaborations; Giles Deacon’s collection of sofas for DFS, for  example.

Sofa £3,500, Giles Deacon for DFS, dfs.co.uk

We’re buying: All tied up

These swanky accessories by Ermenegildo Zegna are from the Peid-de-Poule (that’s houndstooth to non-Francophiles) collection created to coincide with the 50th Anniversary Wool Awards. To celebrate the launch, the Italian brand is hosting an interactive window at Harrods which showcases the stages of wool production.

From £90, exclusively at Harrods, harrods.com

We can’t wait for: Japanese tricks

Cosmetics brand Japonesque was  originally formulated specifically with make-up artists in mind. This week it arrives in store at John Lewis, meaning you can get your fix of make-up,  brushes and tools, even if your skills aren’t quite up to professional status.

Prices from £12, launches Wednesday, John Lewis, Oxford Street, London W1

We’re saving up for: Party feet

The festive season will soon be upon us, and with perfect timing this party style from up-and-coming Italian  luxury-footwear label Aquazzura has popped onto our retail radar. Exclusive to Shoescribe, the suede cut-out style comes in three colours.

£460, shoescribe.com

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