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A good way to sidestep the whole "these images are creating unrealistic standards, causing body image issues, blah blah blah" issue: use adorable animals to model your products. We just about died of squee when the latest Anthropologie catalog showed up at our doorstep and wish Jezebel hadn't beat us to the punch on calling it newsworthy. Also, our East Coast counterparts got their paws on the new United Bamboo calendars, where the cats are dressed in scale models of clothing you can actually buy. Oh, how we love this fantasy scenario: can you imagine Terry Richardson herding cats?
· The 2011 United Bamboo Cat Calendar Photos, We Has Them! [Racked National]
· Anthropologie's New Models Are Total Animals [Jezebel]