Preppy clothing enthusiasts recoiled today when J. Crew put a model with hippie-hairy legs on its website. Has J. Crew found its "inner feminist"? Is a disgruntled web designer playing pranks? We reveal the startling truth, after the jump.

None of the above: Turns out these tights replicate the exact texture and appearance of super-hairy legs. These will either become J. Crew's poorest-selling item, or best-selling—after all, Halloween is coming. Maybe they could market it as a sexy Chewbacca accessory?

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