BUSH WHACKED: Seventh Avenue had its monthly visitor again. Four weeks after her low-key visit to Oscar de la Renta’s studio, Laura Bush was spotted making a dash into Carolina Herrera’s showroom Tuesday morning. Then the First Lady headed down 10 blocks to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology for a guided tour of Arnold Scaasi’s retrospective with the designer himself. But Bush wasn’t willing to make a fashion statement. When a WWD photographer attempted to catch a shot outside the museum, the Secret Service first ordered her across the street, then off campus — altogether.

BERRY GETS JINX-ED: Looks like Halle Berry, as sexy CIA agent Jinx in the latest James Bond thriller, "Die Another Day," will get to see more screen time, with or without her leading man. The actress, who sports Versace’s sexy couture in the film when she’s not showing more skin, said at Monday night’s Los Angeles screening that she’s in talks with MGM to star in what would be the first Bond-spinoff ever. That would certainly get designers’ — not to mention moviegoers’ — engines revving.

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