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Victoria’s Secret Does It Again: When Racism Meets Fashion



But when a company takes it one step further by developing a story about how the clothes can offer a sort of escape using explicit sexualized and exploitive language, it takes the whole thing to another level. It’s a troubling attempt to sidestep authentic representation and humanization of a culture and opt instead for racialized fetishizing against Asian women.


Source: http://www.racialicious.com/2012/09/06/victorias-secret-does-it-again-when-racism-meets-fashion/
  1. Victoria’s Secret Does It Again: When Racism Meets Fashion

    But when a company takes it one step further by developing a story about how the clothes can offer a sort of escape using explicit sexualized and exploitive language, it takes the whole thing to another level. It’s a troubling attempt to sidestep authentic representation and humanization of a culture and opt instead for racialized fetishizing against Asian women.


    Source: http://www.racialicious.com/2012/09/06/victorias-secret-does-it-again-when-racism-meets-fashion/

  1. 3 notesTimestamp: Friday 2012/09/07 8:38:00Asiancultural appropriationexotificationfashionsexual stereotypesvictoria's secretcommodification
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