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Balenciaga drew its typical hard-partying crowd Tuesday night.

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SMOKE SIGNALS: Every store is his castle for Roberto Cavalli, who, despite France's new smoking ban, puffed away on his trademark cigar at the Just Cavalli boutique opening in Paris on Tuesday. And, if the after party at cabaret Crazy Horse is any indication, Cavalli's nightclubs, opening later this year, will be just as happening. "Well, he's got vodka already, so it's a natural transition," noted Tinsley Mortimer, who has turned her hand to diet advice, contributing to the upcoming book, "The Park Avenue Diet," by Stuart Fischer, M.D. Cavalli certainly showed a host's generosity, sharing his cigar with French actress Sara Forestier, who is about to start filming with Israeli filmmaker Haim Bouzaglo. "It's a remake of 'Exodus,'" said Forestier. "But unfortunately without Paul Newman." The soiree lured in the cognoscenti from the four corners of the map. "Heroes" star Jimmy Jean-Louis has been putting in some legwork for his latest project, "The Ball is Round," a soccer film starring ex-professional Frank Leboeuf.

"I think I may have scared the maid this morning," said fellow prime-time star Robert Knepper, aka. "T-Bag" the psychopathic murderer on television series "Prison Break." Knepper is in Paris filming Luc Besson's "Transporter 3." Prima ballerina Eleonora Abbagnato nipped in after rehearsals nearby at Paris' Opera Garnier. Vivica Fox, meanwhile, disclosed she'd be designing her first denim and sweatsuit fashion line in December. She said she will also be the new host of a talk show program on VH1 dubbed, "Vivica Fox Presents: Styled By." "Candidates will be called to style looks for the red carpet," Fox said.

"I feel like Marilyn Monroe," said actress Moran Atias when her chiffon dress, caught in a draft, started billowing. "And I don't want to die young." Atias, who finished filming "Mother of Tears," said she was off to start a new film project in Australia. Looking to plant French roots, Paris-based Australian songstress Micky Green said, "I'm getting my visa tomorrow. I can finally get an apartment now." Green's album, "White T-Shirt," will be released in the United States in June.

GREAT SCOTT: Forget after-show parties. Jeremy Scott's groupies, including the French band Rock & Roll, New York deejays the Misshapes and style blogger Cory Kennedy, got mighty rowdy during the countdown to the show, held in the Palais de Tokyo. Musing on the collection's theme and opulence backstage, the ever-humble Scott — who later sent models down the runway in green dollar dresses — revealed his most extravagant belonging to be a giant fiberglass bust of his truly. Model Anouck Lepère was up to mischief. "I'm gonna go downstairs and steal some artworks," she said, sporting the show's cat burglar eye makeup. The Belgian model remained mum about speculation that she's set the date to wed Jefferson Hack this August. Fellow model Chanel Iman entertained staff with tales of how she recently stepped in for her air hostess mother on a flight. "I served drinks from a trolley. The guests were very well behaved," she said. Scott's Agyness Deyn was missing in action, however, having flown back to London suffering from a nasty eye infection.
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