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It's Not Really Summer Until Half-Naked Abercrombie Employees Lip Sync "Call Me Maybe"

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Each season, our sister site in New York keeps a watchful eye on that critical harbinger of summer: the day the young men at Abercrombie & Fitch stores emerge from their annual winter hibernation waxed, shirtless, and gleaming outside their respective stores, ready and willing to lure in their pre-teen prey. And happily, this year we get to participate in the fun. Torso Watch has gone national—international, in fact—this summer, thanks to this egregiously abtastic, click-baiting video of Abercrombie associates the world over lip syncing and bopping to, you guessed it, Carly Rae's "Call Me Maybe." The gentlemen don't get many points for lip-dub accuracy, or for that matter being good dancers, but what do you want—they're paid to be hot, not to dance. Enjoy after the jump, and let's all thank God it's summer once again.

· All Torso Watch coverage [Racked NY]
· All Abercrombie & Fitch coverage [Racked]