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An awkward 'lunch' with Armani

A touching meeting with the Italian designer reveals his modesty and passion for work, reports CATHY HORYN
Oct 18, 2013 6:00 AM

[NEW YORK] IT was awkward, in more ways than one. At 1.40pm, Giorgio Armani sat up abruptly and announced he was returning to work. "OK, I have to do 60 fittings." He stood and slipped the strap of his messenger bag over his snowy head. I scrambled out of the deep, pillow-piled sofa in the salon