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Naomi Campbell has had her fair share of scraps in the past but here’s one she won’t be getting cuffed for.

The feisty supermodel has been matched with Linda Evangelista in a battle between beauties, to represent the new Dsquared2 Spring/Summer 2009 campaign.

The brand’s designers, identical twins Dean and Dan Caten, wanted to portray Dsquared2 women as angels of war and feel that this promotion reveals the idealistic contrast of beauty between universally recognised opposites: ebony versus ivory.

The two iconic models of the Nineties battle it out in a statuesque struggle but despite them looking quite evenly matched, we have our bets on Naomi coming out on top.

Dsquared2 have always tried to incorporate red hot sex appeal in their fashion shows, making the headlines in 2003 when Christina Aguilera performed a catwalk striptease with the male models.

The New York designers’ latest collection was recently presented on the runway during Milan Fashion Week, showing inspiration from the 1930s and ‘jazz-hot nightclubs’.