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Oscar De la Renta once lightly criticized Michelle Obama for wearing a cardigan to meet the Queen (See: Right), and she's never worn the designer to a public function. In the press, this means war. Still ODLR isn't too worried about it. The designer told the AP that "an anonymous woman on the street is the woman who influences fashion today, not a movie star or a first lady." [Daily News, via Fashionista]