MODEL SOCIALITE: Tinsley Mortimer, who is usually seen at black-tie events in frothy designer frocks and artfully coiffed platinum tresses, took an unconventional turn on Friday when she walked down Heatherette's runway. One would think that making a mark following such other high-profile faces as Nicky Hilton, Bijou Phillips and Kelly Osbourne would be quite a challenge, but Mortimer mastered it like a fashion pro. The socialite managed to upstage the teetering Hilton, stomping Osbourne and pouting Lydia Hearst by gracefully making her way down the runway in an over-the-top beaded, pleated, metallic mesh and floral concoction that few other models could have pulled off. "She is gorgeous, fashionable and so uptown, and totally not afraid to come downtown and have some fun," Heatherette's Richie Rich said.

Osbourne, meanwhile, was still recovering from the experience after the show. "It's the first time I've ever walked the catwalk in my life, and to do it holding Naomi Campbell's hand — oh my God!" she enthused. "I was so scared, especially as Richie and I were gluing on the last of the silk flowers to my dress minutes before I was meant to walk out."

WEDDING BELLE: Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Hedi Slimane and John Galliano were among the glitterati who watched Saturday as Delphine Arnault said oui to Alessandro Gancia in an hour-long mass at the Cathedral Saint-Jean Baptiste in the French town of Bazas. Galliano, of course, dressed the blonde bride in a Christian Dior couture confection, while the groom wore Dior Homme by Slimane. The 700 guests then repaired to the celebrated Chateau d'Yquem, where LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton boss Bernard Arnault hosted a sit-down feast of foie gras and caviar, washed down by vintage 1975 Yquem, the year of Delphine's birth. Dancing went on late into the night, but the newlyweds were up early enough Sunday to entertain their guests at brunch.

CAMERAS ROLL: The Bryant Park tents weren't the only place where lenses were focused on fashion this past week. Filming started over the weekend in New York on "The Devil Wears Prada," starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. The project has been interviewing designers for weeks about Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour, even down to how her office at Vogue is decorated. But the movie is fiction, after all. So the producers are said to have asked Valentino and Giorgio Armani to make most of Streep's costumes — two labels Wintour rarely wears.H & GEM?: The "masstige" movement is getting glitzier — even inching near Place Vendôme territory. WWD has learned that Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M has another designer collaboration in the works, this time with London-based jeweler Solange Azagury-Partridge, who sells her elaborate diamond-studded baubles out of her Notting Hill shop. Partridge was also previously the creative director of Boucheron. Her new line of costume jewelry and accessories, at the higher end of H&M's price range, is expected to hit stores in late November, only a few weeks after the one-off apparel line by Stella McCartney.

HARRODS' SECRET WEAPON: Harrods' owner Mohamed Al Fayed watched his daughter, Camilla, walk the runway at Fashion for Relief from the front row with Warner Brothers chairman and chief executive officer Terry Semel. He singled out Ralph Lauren as the best show of the week but, then again, he does serve on the company's board.

It's America's less-established talent that could use a helping hand, though, Al Fayed said. "You have a lot of talent, but this talent needs to be helped. In Europe, young designers are sponsored by government grants or business people. I sponsor two dozen young designers. Having young designers to work with me is helpful to business. You need this here."

One thing that is not likely to crop up here is a Harrods store. "Lots of people are telling me to open a Harrods in New York. But I don't know that you can have a Harrods in other cities," he said. "Harrods is a mecca. You have to come to London to see Harrods."

ONE OF THE FAMILY: When photographers rushed over to take the requisite preshow picture of Ralph Lauren's family in the front row Friday, Lauren Bush moved slightly away to allow the cameras to take the portrait, but to no avail. Her name is Lauren, after all. Dylan Lauren pulled her brother, Andrew, closer to her side so he could get in the photo and finally there was a shot of all five — Andrew, Dylan, Ricky and David Lauren and, of course, David's girlfriend, Lauren — all in a medley of navy and white, except for Andrew, who wore a bright green jacket. After the show, Bush said this was the only one she was attending during fashion week since her classes began this week at Princeton. Now in her senior year, Bush is majoring in anthropology and photography.DONNA REACHES OUT: Those who stumble across men's wear pieces labeled ‘FORME 3'3204322896' at the Donna Karan Collection flagship at 819 Madison Avenue later this week may wonder if the designer is developing another new concept. No. Instead, she's reaching out to Koeun Park, one of her former protégés, by offering her retail real estate to sell Park's debut collection.

Park, a Seoul native, was until recently a men's and women's designer at Donna Karan, and launched her own line called Factory of Faith in Milan last summer. Forme 3'3204322896 may seem like an odd choice of a name for a new collection since it's admittedly a little difficult to memorize but, according to Park's bio, it is pronounced as Forme d'expression, "d'expression" being the translation of that from the ‘Helvetica-Fraction' font. The Donna Karan boutique will offer a selection starting Friday.

FASHION PEARL: Mariane Pearl, wife of slain Wall Street Journal writer Daniel Pearl, may be just about one of the last people one would expect to run into at fashion week. But Thursday night, Pearl sat patiently in the second row at Linda Loudermilk's presentation waiting for the start of her first fashion show. "I love her clothes, and Linda is a friend of a friend," Pearl said. Meanwhile, the eco-friendly designer had live music from an electro-acoustic group called Sonreel accompanying, which consisted in part of a woman drumming on plant pots.

LIKE A ROLLING STONE: Peter Beard was off to a slow start Thursday, but he managed to pull himself together in time for Junko Yoshioka's show. After partying the previous night away with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the rest of the Rolling Stones, Beard said he hadn't gotten home until 11:30 a.m. After a quick catnap, he was freshly dressed in a satin-lined black velvet jacket, black pants, blue shirt and blue tie and off to the fashion show. "I just got up. I went to bed at 6:30 [p.m.] and got up at 8 [p.m.]"Beard met the designer through her husband, who happens to be his hip surgeon. Slapping his hip for effect, the photographer said, "I have seven plates and 28 pins in my hip — from the elefante." (In 1996, Beard was trampled by an elephant and nearly died.)

What most intrigues him about Yoshioka's dresses is "they are pure and elegant — just like my hips," he said.

CHARM SCHOOL: Small doesn't necessarily mean inexpensive. Case in point: Louis Vuitton's new "miniature" handbags, which can carry not much more than some Tic Tacs. Meant to dangle from actual-size handbags, they are among the limited-edition products for the world's largest Vuitton store bowing at the close of Paris Fashion Week. According to Vuitton, each tiny purse takes as much time to assemble as a full-sized one. Only 125 of the itty-bitty leather goods are up for grabs — at 600 euros and 750 euros a pop — or about $775 and $950.

LEARNING TO EXHALE: Hayden Christensen felt right at home taking in the "Star Wars" fashion show with George Lucas at the Ziegfeld Theater. Aside from returning to the place where the prequel trilogy premiered in the U.S., the actor has in the past been ringside at a Versace runway show in Milan. However, Thursday's production, which featured a catwalk and film clips, was more his speed. "This was a little more up my alley. It was something I could relate to," Christensen said. Of course, it helped that he'd been surrounded by the clothes on display on film sets for years.

The Toronto native will have a more extended stay in New York while filming Joe B. Herald's psychological thriller "Awake" with Jessica Alba and Sigourney Weaver about "a guy who goes into cardiac arrest." Off the clock, his mind is on less troubling subjects like playing tennis, hockey and reading. "I was in Barbados and I learned to surf and scuba dive. I'm learning to relax," the 24-year-old said.

IN FROM DOWN UNDER: Sitting in the front row at Donna Karan, a few seats down from Susan Sarandon, Delta Goodrem was nervously adapting to her first American fashion show. The Australian singer is a megastar everywhere else in the world, but hopes to add significantly to her fan base come Oct. 25 when her album, "Born to Try," is released in the U.S. Goodrem has found an apartment here, but still misses home, including rugby and Australian TV. "I just found an apartment and am trying to get a TV installed," she said. "I hope I can pick up some Australian programs on cable."FAMILY JEWELS: As throngs of club kids waited outside the Altman Building Thursday evening in the sweltering heat to get into Kai Kuhne's "Myself" show, Evan Yurman was seated backstage on a folding chair fiddling with his BlackBerry and minding a table set with sparkly David Yurman jewels. "There's probably about a few hundred thousand dollars' worth right here," Yurman said, gesturing to the table lined with gold necklaces, bracelets and chunky gold cocktail rings. But Yurman had some help, should anyone try anything suspicious. "I'm not the only one here. We've got an armed guard, too," he said, gesturing over his shoulder. Some featured pieces included necklaces from the David Yurman Renaissance collection, such as a 16-inch, 18-karat gold necklace that retails for $16,500. "[Kai] said he wanted lots of gold," Yurman said. One of the pieces, an antique tiger's claw necklace, was designed by Evan. It retails for $10,000.

FASHION FLOPS: Oh, how celebs love their free swag, especially when they can personalize it. Backstage at the tents, W Hotel set up a VIP lounge to mark the opening of a Maldives location and in that spirit, offered free pairs of Havaianas flip-flops in color combos of guests' choosing. Elijah Wood opted for bubblegum pink and white with Swarovski crystal details — for a young lady, not himself; Jacquetta Wheeler went for green and white; the Heatherette crew swept up looks in navy and pink, green and white and lavender and navy with crystals. Rosario Dawson and Heather Graham picked up a few sandals, too. And Star Jones showed her sorority colors for AKA — pink and green.

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