BAG LADY Scarlett
• <a href="http://wwd.com/issue/article/110497
" target="_blank">Can you hear the shrieking? It's the sound of Lindsay Lohan suffocating from jealousy. Sexiest Woman Alive Scarlett Johansson has been picked as the face of Louis Vuitton for Spring 2007. It's not the first time for Scarlett. Along with Christina Ricci and Chloë Sevigny, ScarJo represented Vuitton in 2004 (also known as the year everyone put brooches on everything).
• <a href="http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/11/06/style/Ftom.php?page=1
" target="_blank">If anyone can feel Bill Clinton's pain it's Tom Ford: "Can you imagine that man—what he must have suffered—the depression, the despair," Ford said recently about Clinton's post-presidential experience. Post-Gucci Ford has been dealing with his own postpartum depression by selling sunglasses and perfume and not wearing <a href="http://socialitelife.com/categories/designers/tom_ford/ (wearing no underwear)
• Got your sleeping bags ready? The frenzied Viktor & Rolf collection for H&M hits the stores tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. The bearded Dutch duo designed the collection around a wedding motif. The silk satin dresses and shirts are adorned with hearts, and the centerpiece of the collection is the $350 wedding gown. Men's tuxedos look really good too.
• Down with Paris. Ever wonder why European fashion glitterati are spending so much time in New York? Beponied prince of the runways Karl Lagerfeld has answers: "Just 15 years ago, when I left Paris for two weeks, I felt I'd miss something. Not now. I have more fun in New York than Paris. When I'm not in Paris, I tend to forget it. Without a doubt it's because the French have become too reasonable.... Paris is beautiful but it has no verve." C'est la vie, mes amis.