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A CULT CUSTOM SHIRTMAKER FOR MEN COMES TO TOWN: With fans such as Andy Cohen, Ron Meyer and Paramount's Adam Goodman, it was only a matter of time before NYC label Seize sur Vingt hit L.A. In August, the men's and women's brand -- beloved for its classic shirts -- opened an in-store shop at Ron Herman (8100 Melrose Ave.) and is now expanding its shelf presence at Santa Monica's Fred Segal (500 Broadway). The line includes everything from suits to ties, but the centerpiece is its signature shirting, in ready to wear (from $190) or made-to-measure (from $280). The cut is slim but not fashion-victim slim; the collar points lay just so under jacket lapels. Ron Herman has a linen selection exclusive to L.A. Says label co-founder James Jurney, "It's a real European playboy linen, not Margaritaville linen." -- Degen Pener
Courturiers Take a Bow
Some of italian fashion's biggest names have unleashed their talents onstage. Gianni Versace designed kaleidoscopic costumes for a 1991 production of the ballet The Firebird, while Missoni designed for the opening performances at the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. These and nearly 70 other stage costumes by Italian masters will be on display Oct. 14 to Nov. 13 in the exhibit Il Teatro Alla Moda, sponsored by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (opening in 2013 at the old Beverly Hills post office). MGM Place, 253 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. -- D.P.
How Nancy Silverton is Expanding the Mozza Brand
Wolfgang Puck made pizza a California specialty at the original Spago, but Nancy Silverton turned it back into a Tuscan/Umbrian treasure when she opened L.A.'s Pizzeria Mozza with Mario Batali in 2008. Since then, the originator of La Brea Bakery has opened Osteria Mozza and Mozza2Go. Now, she is co-author of The Mozza Cookbook (Knopf, $35), with recipes for the restaurant's famed squash blossoms and butterscotch budino -- plus she and Batali have debuted a Newport Beach branch of Pizzeria Mozza. "When we opened on Highland, we had no plans to do multiples, but it's so packed we decided it could be a traveling brand," says Silverton. On Oct. 15, she'll be cooking in person along with a host of celebrity chefs at the inaugural Los Angeles Food & Wine festival at L.A. Live (tickets: $350; lafw.com). -- Merle Ginsberg
Expendables New Essential
Panerai Automatic BronzoLongtime fan of the brand Sylvester Stallone recently ordered five of these limited-edition watches for fellow castmembers on The Expendables 2, filming in Bulgaria. The new Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo 47mm, water-resistant to 300 meters, sports an unconventional case in rough-hewn brushed bronze and is inspired by a timepiece the brand built a half-century ago for the Egyptian navy. $10,700 in an edition of 1,000, panerai.com. -- Laurie Kahle
Giuseppe Zanotti Heads West
The Italian shoe impresario is jetting in for the Oct. 14 official opening of his Las Vegas boutique at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. The day before, Zanotti -- whose shoes are worn by Emma Stone and reality bride Kim Kardashian -- will be at Saks in Beverly Hills for a private luncheon for loyal customers, followed by a public appearance from 2-4 pm. -- Carol McColgin