10/02/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Burberry And Birkins In India: Is This Vogue 's Most Offensive Spread?

Vogue India's August issue presented a 16-page vision of supple handbags, bejeweled clutches and status-symbol umbrellas, modeled not by runway stars or the wealthiest fraction of Indian society who can actually afford these accessories, but by average Indian people.

Perhaps not surprisingly, not everyone in India was amused.

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