YOUTH RULES: Benetton is opening a temporary mom-and-child store Wednesday in Milan, which will operate until the end of July. Proving the project is in sync with his marital status, the group's vice chairman, Alessandro Benetton, will be joined by his wife, former Olympic skier Deborah Compagnoni, and their offspring — Agnese, Tobias and Luce — at the opening. The two-level, 16,000-square-foot unit on Corso Vittorio Emanuele boasts a wide selection, from newborns to 12-year-old youngsters.
The new fall children's line and maternity collections also will be on display. And what kid doesn't need a bit of pampering these days? To wit, a team of hairstylists from the well-known Coppola salon will lop that latest bob, while a personal shopper will guide mothers and children in their purchases to reflect the child's look and personality.