SHOW TIME: John Galliano had showgirl types on his couture runway in July. Now the fashion flock can see the real thing: excerpts from the "C’est Magique" show at the Lido, where Christian Dior is hosting the launch party for Addict fragrance tonight. The dress code? "Admit It." Huh? That’s the new name for the clothing and accessories line formerly known as Addict. Turns out Dior cannot use Addict for the fashion category for legal reasons. Meanwhile, celebrities galore are expected in Dior’s front row. Word has it expected guests include Penélope Cruz, Christina Ricci, Claire Danes, Rosanna Arquette, Anna Kournikova and Laura Dern.

BLONDE AMBITION: Narciso Rodriguez was the surprise guest at Donatella Versace’s post-show party Tuesday night in Milan. Could the New York designer be trolling for backers? "Wait and see," a coy Rodriguez quipped when questioned about his presence in Milan. Meanwhile, the guest of honor, Britney Spears, proved she could teach P. Diddy a thing or two about bodyguard management — even within the confines of her new buddy Donatella’s place. When a male model asked her to dance, the mountainous men in black hovered not so discretely at the edge of the dance floor.

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