DOLLED UP: Alber Elbaz is giving the concept of collectable fashion a new twist. The Lanvin designer has teamed up with the Taiwanese craftsman Franz to create a series of miniature porcelain dolls wearing signature looks from his collection. The hand-painted, stiletto-wearing figurines, starting with this fall-winter season, will each be produced in a limited series of 800 and cost 250 euros, or $345, a pop.
CRYSTAL BALL: Industry veteran Herve Martin, most recently product general manager of Ferragamo, has exited the Florentine firm. According to market sources, he is headed to Starwood in a senior management role. He could not be reached for comment. Martin is perhaps best known as the longtime president of Kenzo. He has also worked at Louis Vuitton and Cartier.
GOOD CLEAN FUN: Maggie Gyllenhaal will have the chance to show off any noirish tendencies in the upcoming Batman sequel "The Dark Knight," but the actress was all sunshine and smiles last week in Nantucket, Mass. The actress and Peter Sarsgaard stole away with their daughter Ramona to one of The Summer House's fishermen's cottages in Sconset. After dining at the Summer House Restaurant, Gyllenhaal, Agent Provocateur's new poster girl, and her beau sidled up to the piano to sing along with other diners.