! Newly launched, high-end British makeup range Illamasqua features several rainbows’ worth of bold and neon tones and was inspired by Berlin nightclubbers. Visit www.illamasqua.com
! The V&A museum has been getting steadily more fashion-conscious – last year it exhibited Kylie Minogue’s entire wardrobe. New show “Fashion V Sport” examines the interplay between sportswear brands and the designers who flirt with them, including Stella McCartney and Yohji Yamamoto. On view until January 4, 2009 at the V&A, Cromwell road, tel. 44.2079422000, www.vam.ac.uk
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! A D&G boutique for men only opened last August on London’s illustrious Sloane street. Paris and Milan will soon follow suit as men’s D&G boutiques are on the way for both cities. D&G is at 6 Sloane street, tel. 44.2072010140.
! Famed Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer’s Meridiist cell phones sold out in one day when they first arrived at Selfridges earlier this year. The handmade, stainless steel mobiles are priced at £2,650 each. The new phone is available at Selfridges, 400 Oxford street, www.selfridges.com
! Eco-friendly Brazilian shoe manufacturer Melissa and Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid have teamed up to create an eight-piece collection of futuristic-looking shoes with plastic heels. Available exclusively at Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover street, tel. 44.2075180680, www.doverstreetmarket.com
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" Every party-going female needs the fashion classics: a little black dress and a clutch bag. Now Vaza has blended the two, with a new capsule collection of little black clutch bags available at Joseph stores. Visit www.v-a-z-a.com