09/21/2012 01:33 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Elle Serbia Cover Reminds Us Why Photoshop Is A Bad, Bad Thing (PHOTO)

We're used to seeing fashion photographs airbrushed into oblivion, all streamlined hips, carefully whittled thighs and styling that's been retouched to look absolutely flawless.

When we spotted the October cover of Elle Serbia on Design Scene, then, we breathed a sigh of relief at its apparent commitment to natural beauty.

On the front, gorgeous model Georgina Stojiljkovic lounges on a green chair, wearing a pretty dress. Standard fashion mag cover, right? But instead of perfection, we noticed little idiosyncrasies that reveal a distinct lack of airbrushing, like the creases in her white peplum dress and the non-artificially slimmed fingers of the gloves.

Several magazines have done ostensibly unretouched covers before: there was Marion Cotillard on Vanity Fair, Jessica Simpson on Marie Claire and others. (And then there are those covers with extra Photoshop.)

So, cheers to Elle Serbia for keeping it real. Can all covers look like this?


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