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NOTES ON FASHION BY STEVEN HEMPEL L ouis Vuitton has launched a new collaboration with Fornasetti — entitled, a p p ro p r i a t e l y, L o u i s Vuitton x Fornasetti. Known for its instantly recognizable surreal designs, Fornasetti has left an enduring mark on the world of art and design. By sorting through more than 13,000 archival works at Fornasetti's Milan base, LV has helped transform the imagery into a fantastic exhibition collection that includes a velvet dress, printed jersey tops, fleece hooded jackets, and tailored pieces. Unveiled with the Louvre's Michaelangelo and Daru Galleries as its backdrop, a capsule collections will follow at a later date, featuring a broad array of LV works adorned with Fornasetti art. LV X FORNASETTI F irst came the Peekaboo, and now comes the Peekaboo Bar. Lovers of Fendi's "new classic" handbags, first unveiled with the Spring 2009 collection, have seen the Peekaboo grace the arm of many a celeb and serve as inspiration for multiple collaborations. The new Peekaboo Bar in the Fendi boutique gives fans the chance to fully customize their Mini Peekaboo, with more than 60 components to mix and match, from handles to leathers and embroidery to straps. The limited- time experience, which launched in September, closes Tuesday, October 5. Fendi boutique, Houston Galleria. PEEKABOO! AIN'T NO HALF STEPPIN' N eed we even say it: Tom Ford is back! This time, our friend has launched Tom Ford Signature O m b r é L e a t h e r Parfum. Cultivating the designer's favorite notes from the American West, the latest offering "builds on the wild, unbridled sensuality of the original scent … that elicits wild freedom and unpredictability of the desert." Who doesn't love leather. And the desert: Beautiful, mysterious, dangerous, it's the perfect foil for Tom's latest adventure. Capturing the essence of black leather and blending it with violet leaf and cedarwood, the latest fragrance is rich, luxurious, and sensual — just like Tom. 50 ml $160, 100 ml $205, at the Tom Ford boutique,

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