Vogue oil spill beach photo shoot

The kind of oil spill most fashion models are familiar with probably involves tanning oil. Famous photographer Steven Meisel makes sure this wilting flower experienced something a little less “D&B” and a little more “BP.”

Vogue Italia has a new fashion spread featuring an oily model spread across the pages of darkened sand like it’s going out of style. Black feathers. Fishnets. Malnourished mammals. A scantily clad woman. It’s hard to tell the difference between this clothing ad and a scene from the Gulf.

What do you think: Is this a crude art form? Because it looks like a fashion faux paux to us.

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