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Previewing the new Hollister store made the Cut uncomfortable: "'Welcome to the pier,' a pantsless girl said to us as we entered, because not only is the store 'epic,' it is apparently a dock that juts out into water. She wore only a bikini under an unbuttoned shirt. Hopefully in her state of undress she took some comfort in the shirtless male greeter standing next to her. Clearly, they are there to be ogled, but are shoppers really going to stop and stare at their abs while standing three feet away? Looking at a picture on a wall is one thing. But looking at a shirtless person in the flesh is something else entirely. In fact, we felt compelled to avert our gaze." [The Cut]