The Purpose Behind the Pose

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Fashion models are those impossibly gorgeous people who appear almost bored by their own fabulousness.

This seemingly effortless beauty is actually designed to frustrate consumers, who go to great lengths – and spend vast sums of money – trying to replicate that glamorous nonchalance.

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