Giorgio Armani slams Prada for faddish and "ugly" designs

Giorgio Armani slams Prada for faddish and "ugly" designs

Handbags at dawn! Giorgio Armani slams Prada for faddish and “ugly” designs

4:52 PM on 24th June 2011

Outrage: Italian designer Giorgio Armani (centre) posing with models after the presentation of his spring / summer 2012 collection during the Milan Men

Outrage: Italian designer Giorgio Armani (centre) posing with models after the presentation of his spring / summer 2012 collection during the Milan Men”s Fashion Week, moments before he denounced the fashion industry

Prada Dolce & Gabbana

Clowning around: Giorgio Armani has criticized labels such as Prada (left) and Dolce & Gabanna (right) for their “sometimes ugly” designs

Karl Lagerfeld Anna Wintour

Firing line: Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia made it clear that he is not a fan of Vogue”s Anna Wintour (right) and German fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld (left)

Lone ranger: Giorgio Armani says that his financial independence enables him to create more elegant pieces free from faddish influence

Lone ranger: Giorgio Armani says that his financial independence enables him to create more elegant pieces free from faddish influence