Vogue Italia is certainly no stranger to controversy. Just days after running a feature on “slave” earrings, the magazine has released an image of their September issue cover, featuring Stella Tennant, shot by Steven Meisel. Notice something…amiss with Tennant’s waist?
The magazine reportedly had the model’s waist whittled to a shockingly tiny 13 inches (whether by photoshop or some serious corset-tightening, we don’t know–we’re hoping it’s the former) in honor of early-20th century style icon Ethel Granger, the Daily Mail is reporting.
We’re figuring that, like us, you’ve probably never seen a 13 inch waist in real life, so to give you an idea of just how tiny it is, we’ve put together a helpful list of common objects and how they size up to Tennant’s Vogue Italia waistline: