Victoria’s Secret’s vogue present is again, solely this time within the type of a full-length function movie.
The lingerie big introduced its “reimagined model” of its vogue present on Tuesday. The film can be streamed internationally within the fall together with a dwell vogue occasion, the corporate mentioned in a launch shared with Insider.
Victoria’s Secret has been discussing the return of its vogue present for a while. This iconic occasion, which first aired in 1995, was canceled 4 years in the past after it got here underneath growing criticism for its lack of variety and inclusion.
In 2019 when Ed Razek, the brains behind the present and the model’s former advertising chief, described transgender individuals in an interview with Vogue as “transsexuals,” and mentioned transgender fashions should not function within the present as a result of it’s a “fantasy.”
On the time, critics known as for Razek’s resignation. He later apologized and stepped down some months afterwards.
The model has been working arduous to execute a comeback underneath a brand new administration group after years of sliding gross sales and discovering itself caught up within the Jeffrey Epstein scandal in the summertime of 2019. Les Wexner, who was CEO and founding father of its former guardian firm L Manufacturers, was as soon as thought-about to be shut mates with Epstein.
“This movie is the last word expression of the Victoria’s Secret model transformation,” Raúl Martinez, artistic director at Victoria’s Secret, mentioned in a press release to the press.
“It is going to be pushed by vogue, glamour, and leisure with a nod to beloved iconography from the previous however in a daring, redefined manner”