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Oil and Water

This has been all over the internet this week, but what do we think about Italian Vogue’s 24-page piece featuring model Kristen McMenamy covered in grease on a beach? The New York Magazine post on the editorial pretty much sums up my opinions of it. Yes, it is shocking, but I think it’s unclear whether it is trying to make a point about the Gulf oil spill or whether it is trying to generate publicity through sensationalism. And while the images are beautiful, I don’t pay attention to any of the clothes. I still haven’t decided whether or not I actually like it though. Thoughts?

{More images after the jump. Via NotCot}

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