MULBERRY ON BLEECKER: Mulberry has confirmed its plans to open a store at 387 Bleecker Street in New York, which was first reported in WWD earlier this month. A company spokeswoman said the store, Mulberry’s first in the U.S., would open in August, and carry the full range of accessories for men and women. It will also offer Mulberry’s bespoke bag service, which is currently only available in the U.K. A men’s bespoke service will be available starting in the fall. Customers can choose their own colors and materials, and the bags are engraved with initials.

VF APPOINTMENTS: Boyd Rogers has assumed responsibility for all of VF Corp.’s global supply chain. Previously, Rogers oversaw supply chain responsibilities for VF’s Americas and Asian operations. Tom Glaser has been promoted to president of the company’s European and Asian supply chain operations. Glaser served as managing director of Asian sourcing, a position that will be taken over by Tom Nelson. Nelson is a 22-year company veteran and has spent the last three years in Asia.

LIVING LIKE THE STARS: Like the flirty top Amanda Bynes wore in the last episode of “What I Like About You”? Log into and you’ll find not only the label — Bono’s Edun collection — but also where it’s sold — Saks Fifth Avenue. With the recent launch of, spearheaded by former CBS president Jim Rosenfield, shoppers will be able to buy anything — from candlesticks and couches to candy-striped party frocks — that tempts their fancy from an assortment of TV shows, movies and music videos. The site also includes style tips from Talitha Peters, who once had a walk-on role in J.J. Abrams’ “Felicity,” and Debrae Little, the costume designer behind “Big Momma’s House 2” and “Malibu’s Most Wanted.” For now, the roster of current shows includes Bynes’ vehicle, “As the World Turns,” “American Idol,” “Guiding Light” and “The Young and the Restless.”

This story first appeared in the March 23, 2006 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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