PRIZE PRADA: The Material Girl is the first to get her hands on Prada’s new handbag for the fall-winter season — a custom-made version Madonna was recently spotted carrying to a party Demi Moore threw for her Kabbalah buddies. The one-of-a-kind envelope-shaped shoulder bag is made of python and crocodile skin, featuring jet and Swarovski crystals mounted on a grosgrain base. Miuccia Prada’s signature robot charm and a black leather key chain dangle from the detachable handle. Other versions of the bag, which comes in color combinations like cobalt and violet or burnt orange, are hitting stores now.

LEAPIN’ HIGHER: Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash is getting active. Dash has purchased the license for Pro-Keds brand footwear in partnership with Tom Nasto of Endurance, the New York-based firm which also produces Dash’s athletic line, Team Roc, as well as Rocawear’s big and tall collection. “I’m planning to revamp the line,” Dash said. “But I will bring it back to retro as well as work to establish ourselves as an athletic company.” Dash said he plans to design a limited-edition line of footwear specifically for trendsetters in both athletics and fashion. He also plans to design special-edition shoes to work with the Team Roc and Rocawear lines.

A GOOD SPORT: Although Domenico De Sole has been keeping a low profile since his exit as Gucci Group chief in April and moving from London to South Carolina, he is hardly staying still. Asked about De Sole’s whereabouts at Gucci’s annual meeting in Amsterdam on Thursday, Allan Tuttle, Gucci’s general counsel, said, “He’s moving around a lot.” He related that De Sole was spotted among the fans at a recent European Cup soccer match,in Lisbon, cheering for Italy, of course. “The camera panned the fans and there was Domenico,” Tuttle said.

BLING THING: Marc Jacobs just put the finishing touches on one Louis Vuitton campaign — and so it’s on to the next. Soon he will reunite with photographers Ines van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin to shoot the forthcoming ads for Vuitton’s fine jewelry, officially being launched during couture week in Paris. The duo, who shot Vuitton’s fall 2000 ready-to-wear spots on a cadre of supermodels, also lensed the first piece of fine jewelry Jacobs ever made for the French brand: a charm bracelet famously modeled by Kate Moss in 2001. But while Diane Kruger, Christina Ricci and other stars populate the main Vuitton campaign this fall, Jacobs has opted for models to wear the jewelry. “Three fresh faces,” he promises.GO EAST: Fashion is definitely becoming a moveable feast — and two couturiers are off to Japan later this year for runway shows. Christian Dior, feting a new boutique in Tokyo this September, plans to reprise its July couture show. And Karl Lagerfeld, heading east for the opening of the new Chanel building in Ginza in December, plans to unveil on the occasion his next “satellite” collection.

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