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It looks like Vogue made a hames of the Photoshop on its new front cover


VOGUE’S COVER FOR its March issue was revealed last night – and it’s a celebration of the “modern American woman”, featuring Liu Wen, Ashley Graham, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Imaan Hammam, Adwoa Aboah, and Vittoria Ceretti on the cover:

As soon as it was posted though, people picked up on a rather curious section of the photo:

Gigi Hadid’s hand looks… surprisingly long

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There were instant claims of bad Photoshop

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Everyone had the same question: “why does it look like her fingers are so far away from her hand?”

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While some thought it might be an intentional move

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Ashley Graham has defended the shot on Instagram, commenting that she was not directed in any way:

I chose to pose like that. No one told me to do anything.

The main theory on Gigi’s hand is that it’s Photoshopped, but there’s another possibility: that the fingers actually belong to Ashley Graham and Gigi’s fingers are hidden behind the arm


The conspiracies are raging about what will forever be known as “Gigi’s Hand”

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And more issues besides

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The fashion world, and every Twitter conspiracy theorist, is awaiting Vogue’s clarification.

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