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Near-Naked Shaman Stars in Swank Saks Catalog

Here’s further evidence that the shaman–a mystical indigenous prophet and healer–has achieved sufficient allure to get featured in a top dollar fashion shoot. Click here, if you must, to see a dark, tattooed man (who at least appears to have special powers) next to a bikini-clad fashion model in Saks Fifth Avenue’s spring 2006 catalog. (How’d I land on this list? I doubt it was my subscription to The Utne Reader!) Again, I don’t know that this man’s the real thing, and the advertising copywriters don’t explain. But fashion is all about illusion anyway. Saks’s back cover features a photo of the same gentleman from the rear with full buttocks in view. Words fail me.

How much do you think he paid for that loin cloth?

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posted March 1, 2006 at 12:21 pm

shaman?? (who at least appears to have special powers)??? I don’t see it.>

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posted March 1, 2006 at 8:53 pm

*chuckles* Personally? I’m just happy that something so delightfully out of the norm was featured~>

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posted March 1, 2006 at 10:31 pm

Man, oh man, my shaman is an old guy with a gut and a ponytail!! I agree that Utne Reader is a great magazine.>

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