Handmade leather clutch by Falconwright


Handy work

This handmade leather clutch by Falconwright is big enough for your keys, cash, phone and lippy – and it is seriously cute. Rummage through a selection of covetable goodies from Couverture online. Some items, which range from book stands to knitted mittens, are one-off vintage pieces – but there are plenty of these jazzy clutches to go round. £39, couvertureandthegarbstore.com

Show stoppers

Roll up for the dazzling 'Performers' collection from Anglo-French outfit, Famille Summerbelle. See Maximilien le Magicien and friends in screen-printed glory across a range of trays, bone-china mugs, cotton tea towels and cushions. Magic. From £10, famillesummerbelle.com

We're hooked

Get your home in order with this chaos-busting ForgetMeNot 'school organiser' from Tidy Books, which makes quirky storage units in jolly colours,for children. It has a magnetic board, a shelf and coat-hooks for storing (almost) all your daily necessities in one place. No more gym-kit morning panics… Available in natural wood, blue, red or white. £44.95, tidy-books.com

The whole hog

The Complete Nose to Tail: A Kind of British Cooking, by Fergus Henderson and Justin Piers Gellatly, is a glutenous compendium of classic recipes – along with some new ones – from the founder and head-baker at St John. Expect plenty of offal and wheaty delights, from devilled kidneys to Eccles cake. Eccentric photographs add a frisson of fun. Published Thursday, £30, bloomsbury.com

The hole truth

Stone Free, a new exhibition by Angela Ferreira, sees the artist inspired by two famous holes in the ground: Chislehurst Caves in south London and the Cullinan diamond mine in South Africa (above). 12-17 October, marlboroughcontemporary.com

Plain speaking

Forget imitation-wood and dodgy tile effect, if you want your floor to make a statement, a slick new range of plain vinyl from London-based company Colour Flooring will do it. Cherry-red, cadet-blue lemon-yellow and dove-grey are new colours. Sturdy, yes, but looks sophisticated too… £26/sq m, colourflooring.co.uk