Armani vs. Cavalli: The Battle Is On

Giorgio Armani Warns Roberto Cavalli not to anger “The Little King”

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A Fashion Quarrel Between Armani and Cavalli
Photo Courtesy of Just Cavalli
A Fashion Quarrel Between Armani and Cavalli
Photo by Anthea Simms
A Fashion Quarrel Between Armani and Cavalli
Photo by Anthea Simms

Has order fallen in the fashion kingdom?

In a press conference yesterday, Giorgio Armani addressed negative comments directed towards him last week by Roberto Cavalli. The outspoken designer took to his blog to express his discontent (to say the least) with Armani’s request to change his show date during Milan Fashion Week from the last day of shows, Monday, to Sunday. In his post he referred to Armani as “Reuccio,” or “Little King” and blasted the Camera Nazionale della Moda calling the Italian Fashion Chamber “useless” for giving into Armani’s demand.

Is this all a little amusing to Armani?

In his press conference he laughed, advising Cavalli to “be quiet because the ‘Little King’ could start to get angry.” We sense a fashion war brewing! To add to the buzz, Just Cavalli has announced it-girl Georgia May Jagger as the face of the label’s new fragrance–a first for the spawn of rock legend Mick Jagger. Dubbed a “playful temptress” by Cavalli, perhaps GMJ will add to the fire as round one of this fashion battle plays out.

Click here to see Georgia May Jagger’s fall style list.

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