Roger Vivier is paying tribute to French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy with a chic new bag. The vintage-inspired Miss Viv bag features a solid rectangular frame with a simple ring buckle clasp. It comes in a giraffe print on pony hair accented with croc-printed calf leather (below) as well as in washed leather and black patent. The bags are available in small (HK$16,700) or large (HK$21,100) sizes at Roger Vivier, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 8690.
The signature detail on Fendi's Unzipped collection of handbags is, surprise surprise, the zip. Choose from two styles and sizes: the hobo and the double straps, which are available in four colours and a snakeskin pattern (pictured on a small hobo bag; HK$27,800). Made from Syrian lambskin, the bags are available at Fendi, The Landmark. tel: 2524 1339.
Off the cuff
American jeweller David Yurman has launched a collection of bold cuffs. There are three designs, all in 18-carat yellow gold or sterling silver, including the Pilgrim and Classic, which features a new take on the buckle design. More unusual is the braided Sculpted Cable (left; HK$81,600 for the gold and HK$6,500 for the silver). The cuffs are available at David Yurman, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2295 0005.
Los Angeles shoe designer Jerome C. Rousseau has taken inspiration for his spring collection from the disco era and architectural and anatomical silhouettes. Standouts include the Kessell (HK$6,900), a black-glitter bootie, and the Matador sandal (left; HK$6,100), both featuring a sexy U-shaped cutout at the ankle. The shoes are available at Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, tel: 3695 3388.