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Fighting Words

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The blood-pressure elevating anxiety that fuels Fashion Week might be getting to designers these days. First, Oscar de la Renta answers Cathy Horyn's review with some choice words, and now Roberto Cavalli has something to say to Italy's Camera Nazionale della Moda, Armani, and Dolce & Gabbana thanks to, what he feels, is some Milan Fashion Week scheduling injustice. Here's one shiner from slew of good quotes: "As usual, the Camera Nazionale della Moda [...] will not go against the wishes of 'Little King' Armani, and therefore the problems are mine alone." But unlike Oscar, Cavalli isn't holding back, which isn't—thankfully—new. That's just how he talks. [WWD]