LIV AND LEARN: French fashion houses are relying on star power for their next ad campaigns. Actress Liv Tyler, who is already the face for Very Irresistible Givenchy fragrance, also will represent the French fashion house’s ready-to-wear, designed by Julien Macdonald. Tyler just wrapped up shooting the spring 2004 campaign with Mario Testino in a mansion outside of Paris. Meanwhile, sources said Marc Jacobs has tapped a famous face of a different vintage for his spring campaign: Charlotte Rampling. Juergen Teller did the shoot at the Crillon Hotel in Paris.

A REAL SHOWMAN: Karl Lagerfeld is always up for a fashion show. In mid-December in Paris, he’s slated to show his second “satellite” collection for Chanel using the couture house’s specialty ateliers, which include embroidery house Lesage and haute shoemaker Massaro. Sources said this pre-fall collection is likely to lean in an evening direction. Lagerfeld showed his first “satellite” line in Paris about the same time last year, reprising the show in New York, Milan and Tokyo.

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