Influencer Colette LeClair,
who has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram.
decided to bid adieu to San Francisco before she moved down to Los Angeles with a series of photos at the beach.
In the photos, she wears a bright orange tulle dress, which matches the dystopian sky tinted orange by forest fires raging across the Pacific Northwest.
LeClair’s images became a talking point on Twitter after author
Caroline Moss took to the platform to condemn the influencer’s
decision to exploit a destructive and deadly forest fire.
Many Twitter users agreed
with Moss’ criticism of
the “creepy” photo shoot.
“Grim on so many levels,” one person said about the photos.
“Using an ecological tragedy as a prop for your self promotion is the epitome of vulgarity,” another person noted