CORD’S NEXT BAG: Cece Cord has found so much puppy love for her dog bags that she is now extending the line into what she calls "people totes."

The New York socialite is launching her Travels with Tiger brand in handbags and clutches made of suede, crocodile skin and ostrich, sans air holes and other amenities for little pups. Retail price points range from $1,150 for suede and leather styles up to $7,000 for crocodile skins.

"So many people without dogs bought them," said Cord, who sells the line in New York exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman. "The people totes come in the same materials and are designed to be worn as a set, especially for people who travel with their dogs."

SPADE MANAGEMENT SHUFFLE: Kate Spade LLC has promoted Julia Leach to executive vice president of brand strategy, a new position, from senior vice president of creative services. She continues to oversee the creative marketing, advertising and visual initiatives and will now also work on branding efforts in the company’s retail and licensing divisions.

Leach, who has been with Kate Spade since 1996, will report to chief executive officer and creative director Andy Spade. Susan Anthony, who was director of public relations, has been named to the new post of special project manager, in which she oversees co-branding opportunities, like the development of entertainment properties.

Marybeth Schmitt joined the firm as vice president of public relations for the Kate Spade and Jack Spade brands. Schmitt was most recently director of public relations and special events at Gucci USA.

SIGERSON HEADS EAST: Fast-growing accessories company Sigerson Morrison has begun a retail push into Asia. The company has signed a licensing deal with Japanese firm Shin-ei Corp. for a franchised store that opened last week in the Roppongi Hills outdoor mall in Tokyo.

The 500-square-foot store includes the firm’s array of women’s footwear and accessories.

The store is expected to generate first-year sales of $180,000, company executives said. Sigerson Morrison has three stores in the U.S., and one in London, as well as a wholesale business, of which Asia represents 30 percent of total sales.CASLIN’S NEW ROLE: Colleen Caslin joined jewelers Seaman Schepps and Trianon as chief operating officer and creative director, a new post.

Previously, she was senior vice president and marketing brand manager for both Asprey and Garrard, which she joined in 1996. Prior to that, she held posts with Chaumet, Tiffany & Co. and Bergdorf Goodman. The two separate jewelers are owned jointly by Josef Bauer and Anthony Hopenhajm.

Seaman Schepps was established in 1904, and is known for its use of colored precious and semi-precious stones, as well as its link bracelets and signature shells encrusted with stones. The jeweler has a store at 485 Park Avenue in New York.

Trianon, meanwhile, was founded in 1979 and is known for cufflinks and handmade women’s jewelry in natural shells, precious woods and rare stones in 18-karat gold.

Both jewelers will open a combined store in Paris next month, and host an exhibition of their work at the Agnew’s art gallery on Old Bond Street in London in June.

ON THE GO: Adrienne Landau has traveling on the mind and has introduced an item that seems designed for vacations, and can be worn just as easily at a nightclub in Miami as at an exclusive Swiss report.

The silk and chiffon wrap, which the company has named To Go, is not exactly a scarf, shawl or blouse, but it has armholes and can be transformed and worn in multiple ways.

To Go is available in a variety of prints, including animal and floral designs, as well as in solid colors, such as tangerine and turquoise. It carries a wholesale price of $118 and has just begun hitting stores such as Bergdorf Goodman and Tootsie’s, as well as a selection of boutiques around the country.

It will also be sold on Neiman Marcus’s Web site, nm.com.

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