1. Marc Jacobs will open a store in Milan, which, in true Italian style, will serve cappuccino and espresso from 7:30am to 2am. Get a pair of skinny jeans for the trip, and let us know if there are any Marc sightings. [WWD]
2. The rumors are true: SJP will join Halston to help design its Halston Heritage collection. The white dress she’s wearing in the SATC 2 photos circulating is, conveniently, from the line. Get a pair of party shoes to celebrate–you know Carrie would. [WWD]
3. The recession has literally lightened our wallets. The Daily Mail reports the weight of women’s handbags has dropped by 57% in the last two years. They predict “the death of the It bag.” Make room for a new clutch instead. [Daily Mail]
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