Chilean Fashion Show Featuring Models Dressed as Virgin Mary Sparks Controversy
By Maya Pope-Chappell | 01/16/2009 - 17:45

A fashion show in Chile sparked a hell of controversy when designer Ricardo Oyarzun's plans to send models dressed as the Virgin Mary sashaying down the runway with half-exposed breasts became public knowledge. The Roman Catholic Church expressed outrage over Oyarzun’s choice of threads and a conservative group attempted to block the Santiago show by taking the matter to court, but was unsuccessful.

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