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Players in the department store better areas may soon be getting more competition.

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Hilfiger shouldn't party too hard though, since he has a busy week ahead of him. The designer is scheduled to show his men's and women's spring 2008 show at Hammerstein Ballroom on Sept. 12, the last day of shows.

IN THE BAG: Té casan, the women's specialty footwear brand that opened its 7,500-square-foot New York flagship last November, is expanding its offerings to include handbags. In the spirit of supporting emerging designers, té casan is showcasing three up-and-coming accessories talents who design bags as well as shoes. Japanese footwear designer Megumi Ochi, shoe and handbag designer Jacques Choï of the French brand Louison and French handbag designer Stéphane Verdino will feature their collections with té casan for the fall season. Té casan, which is Gaelic for "a woman's path," will continue to offer its signature designer collections.

SUITS HER: Edward Sexton, the Savile Row bespoke tailor who has dressed the likes of Twiggy, Bianca Jagger and Marie Helvin, has revealed he's working on a women's ready-to-wear line that he plans to unveil during London Fashion Week in September. "It will involve female versions of men's tailoring," said Sexton, who recently attended an event held by the Savile Row Bespoke Association at the British ambassador's residence in Paris. Also in attendance, Patrick Grant, director of Norton & Sons, said his establishment was working on a Savile Row T-shirt for fashion prankster Henry Holland. "It won't be rude," he joked.

RUSSIAN AROUND: Louis Vuitton is taking the art-fashion link one step further. For its next exhibition in the gallery atop its Champs-Elysées flagship in Paris — devoted to Moscow — the luxury firm is inviting seven of the 11 artists involved to create their works on the spot, transforming the gallery into a studio. Titled "Moscopolis," the showcase is slated to open Sept. 21 for a three-month run, featuring artists such as Alexander Brodsky, Olga Chernysheva and Kirill Chelushkin.
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