Elie Tahari Launches Jewelry; Christian Lacroix Makes Furniture With Large Tassels

Elie Tahari Photo: Neilson Barnard/2011 Getty Images

Elie Tahari is launching a stand-alone jewelry line, T by Tahari. The designer revealed the news on ABC’s The View, where he also told Whoopi Goldberg he’d like to design a line of sneakers in her honor. [WWD]

• Here's a first look at the furniture that Christian Lacroix designed in collaboration with Sicis, an Italian brand best known for making mosaics. [WWD]

Bottega Veneta has created a short film, called Viaggio Notturno, about people checking into a luxury hotel with their Bottega Veneta luggage and accessories. [WWD]

• Model Heidi Mount called NYC police on Tuesday night claiming her husband, Shawn Mount, had threatened her with a knife. [Page Six/NYP]

• Here’s a short film starring Julia Restoin-Roitfeld and her boyfriend, Robert Konjic. They kiss. [Racked]

• The total cost of fur products purchased in 2010: $14 billion. [Glamour]