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Poor Valentino. The legendary fashion designer is in hot water over alleged tax evasion--a common accusation in Italy--and has been ordered to pay a $39 million fine. One good thing that could come of having to pony up that cash: without money to pay for tanning treatments, Mr. Valentino could give his poor, orange Oompa Loompa skin a rest.

But Valentino just wants to fit in, see? Because all the other big name Italian designers sport skins in similar hues of mandarin. Both Donatella Versace and Giorgio Armani took vacations in St. Bart's last month, and they could have been mistaken for brother and sister, their skins were so similar.

Donatella Versace Walking On Beach
Donatella Versace seen on the beach with a male friend in St Barts. (Photo Agency)more pics »
Giorgio Armani Walking On Beach In St Barts
Fashion designer Giorgio Armani walks on the beach during a vacation in St Barts. (Photo Agency)more pics »
At least he remembered his sunscreen! You might think, "Hey, he's on vacation, of course he's dark." But then check out a picture of him standing next to a normal person!

Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani seen walking down Milan's most famous street for shopping, Montenapoleone Street, Milan, Italy. (Photo Agency)more pics »Designer Laura Biagiotti has let go of her permatan, but her daughter Lavinia sure hasn't.

Valentino 45th Anniversary Celebration - Gala Arrivals
Italian designer Laura Biagiotti and her daughter Lavinia Biagiotti arrive at the post haute couture show gala dinner and ball in the Parco dei Daini at the Villa Borghese July 7, 2007 in Rome, Italy. Fashion icon Valentino decided to mark the celebration of the 45th anniversary of his luxury brand by breaking a 17 year tradition of unveiling his luxurious haute couture collections for women in Paris with a show in Rome. Valentino showed about 64 couture dresses, a record number considering a HC show never shows more than 40 gowns. (Getty Images)more pics »
Roberto Cavalli's pallor makes anyone in his vicinity look just like a ghost.

Roberto Cavalli At H&M Collection - Launch Party
Roberto Cavalli and Yvonne Scio attend Roberto Cavalli at H&M collection launch party on October 25, 2007 in Rome, Italy. (Getty Images)more pics »
Maybe it's Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's fault that his country has turned orange - he's setting a horrid example.

German Chancellor Merkel Meets Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi looks on during a news conference on October 6, 2008 in Berlin, Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Berlusconi for bilateral talks and the global banking crisis. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Silvio Berlusconi (Getty Images)more pics »

Fake tans do not impart real youth, as is evidenced by the now-ravaged face of the Once-King of Tan, George Hamilton.

The 30th Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Ball 2
Denzel Washington at the 30th Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Ball, Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo Agency)more pics »
Don't try this at home, even if you're an italophile: tanning booths merely speed up the aging process and put you at risk for developing skin cancer. Not pretty.

More pictures of famous orange people:
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Donatella Versace in Donatella Versace On Beach With Male Friend On Christmas
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
  • Giorgio Armani in Giorgio Armani Walking Down Montenapoleone Street In Milan
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