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互联网 2019-10-24 11:24:00

  Victoria’s Secret has just signed its first-ever size-14 model. Her name is Ali Tate-Cutler and she will be featured in a collaboration ad campaign with U.K. lingerie brand Bluebella.

  维多利亚的秘密刚刚签下了第一位14码身材的模特。她的名字是Ali Tate-Cutler,她将与英国内衣品牌Bluebella合作拍摄广告。

  The move, however, was met with criticism, as some people think that the company is just covering its tracks. Less than one year ago, Victoria’s Secret chief marketing officer Ed Razek was slammed for insensitive remarks on brand talent.

  然而,此举遭到了批评,因为一些人认为该公司只是在掩盖自己的罪行。不到一年前,维密的首席营销官Ed Razek曾因为对品牌人才的不适当言论而受到抨击。

  Responsible for a homogenous and sexualized brand image that is now largely considered as outdated, Razek infuriated the public with comments he made in a Vogue.com interview last November about Victoria’s Secret’s casting practices: “Shouldn’t you have transsexuals in the show? No. No, I don’t think we should. Well, why not? Because the show is a fantasy.”


  Surprisingly, the confirmation of Razek’s departure came on the same day when news talks began circulating that Victoria’s Secret hired its first-ever transgender model, Valentina Sampaio, who is working with VS Pink.

  令人惊讶的是,就在Razek离职的消息得到证实的同一天,有关维密聘请了首位变性模特Valentina Sampaio的消息开始流传,她目前在维密Pink工作。

  Regardless, Ali Tate-Cutler was stoked to work with the brand. “It feels amazing, I feel on top of the world,” Ali told E! News.

  不管怎样,Ali Tate-Cutler还是很乐意与这个品牌合作。“感觉太棒了,我感觉自己站在世界之巅,”Ali告诉E!News。

  “When I went in today to the VS store for the launch of the collaboration it felt surreal. I never expected that I was going to see an image of myself on the wall next to these top supermodels that I have been looking up to since I was a little girl.


  The whole thing came about when I got cast to be in Bluebella in London through my agents. It all unfolded from there and I was told this was going to be on the wall at VS and carried in their flagship stores.”


  She also said she doesn’t get hung up on the term ‘plus-size.’ “I do know that I am not the first plus-size model, but I am the first 12-14 size model. Size 14 is actually the average size of women in America and I do think that we need to see more of it in media and fashion because most women are that size. So, we need to be accurately represented in brands and media.


  For Victoria’s Secret, I am so excited that they decided to put a size 14 women like me on the wall. I feel like they are headed in the right direction and they are listening to their audience who have requested to see more women of diverse shapes and sizes. I think if they continue to head in that direction they will be on to a jackpot because that is reflective of what the average woman is in America.”


  “When we look at fashion history it’s taken a long time but we can also look back and see that in the 1950s there was a different body type that was more popular,” Ali said. “Predominately the body that has dominated the fashion scope has been a skinny tall body.


  We needed people to step up and be the whistle-blower of the fashion industry. More than ever we are seeing all different shapes and sizes in fashion weeks around the world. They are heading campaigns of all different kinds. It has been changing but it just took a while to get there.”



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