18ct white gold, diamond and vitreous locket, POA, Shaun Leane, 020 7493 9601; Venyx constellation coin, £5,500, venyxworld.com; Shaun Leane for Sam Taylor-Johnson 18ct white gold and diamond Tear Catcher ring, POA, Shaun Leane, as before; pendant, £21,500, Theo Fennell, theofennell.com; Midnight ring, £18,500, Theo Fennell, as before

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Francesca Bellettini (right) talks to FT Fashion Editor Jo Ellison at the Business of Luxury conference

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Filling Pieces, £169, harveynichols.com

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Philipp Plein at his Cannes villa, 'The King's Jungle'
©Rebecca Marshall

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Top model agencies accused of price fixing

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