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From Oscar de la Renta to Hedi Slimane, Horyn was the focus of many spats in the past few weeks—including one with Lady Gaga.J.Lo’s Daughter Wore $2,400 Worth Of Merchandise to the Chanel Show; Anne Hathaway’s Wedding Dress Was Pink|The Fashion Beast Team|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They lived out their spats and quarrels in public and in the papers.Gore Vidal Epitomized an Era When Writers Were Like Rock Stars|Malcolm Jones|August 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The spats tend to fade over time, as French leaders come to see how fundamental a strong partnership with Germany really is.Francois Hollande: France’s Anti-Sarkozy President|Tracy McNicoll|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And not just catty little spats between debutantes—smack-talking text messages frequently led to physical altercations.
The president has tried to avoid public spats with Bibi Netanyahu.
We heard nothing further from Mr. Dismuke, the portly gentleman in the tan spats, though he still stayed on at the Bullard.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
A blue serge suit, white spats on brown boots, a Panama hat, gloves and—what he was never without—a smoothly-rolled umbrella.The Pagan's Cup|Fergus Hume
She could have spats enough with that horrid, spiteful Cuban girl, but there was no fun in those; just cold, sneering hatefulness.Three Margarets|Laura E. Richards
He might wear overwhelmingly correct afternoon attire, with spats and a monocle on a wide ribbon.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
The President was garbed in a neutral-tinted lounge-suit and wore a dark fawn overcoat and dove-coloured spats.