Israeli-American fashion photographer Guy Aroch turns his lens toward the peculiar bodily obsession known as the thigh gap in a short film appropriately titled “The Magic Gap.” Part of NOWNESS’ weekly #DefineBeauty series, Aroch aimed to “diffuse” the controversial topic by applying his hazy, sun-kissed filter to a romanticized 1970s New York. Whether or not he succeeded in that goal is largely debatable. Decide for yourself below.

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