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Victoria's Secret's Word Change Is A Step In The Right Direction - But Only A Small Step

Frances Black | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Frances Black

Victoria's Secret is not off the hook yet. They need to apologise for the damage that this ad has done, and pledge that they will not use such harmful marketing in the future. It is not enough to just silently change the words and move on as if nothing has happened. Until then, it's only a partial victory.

Feminism and the Beyonce Problem

Neil Simpson | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Simpson

Queen Bey recently displayed her feminist credentials in neon lights at the MTV Video Music Awards. She's a great medium to deliver the feminist message, but does it matter that she clearly benefits from people objectifying her (not to mention benefits from being married to a rapper who made millions singing about bitches, hoes and pimpin')?

Victoria's Secret Backlash: The Problem With Getting Women To Celebrate Their Imperfections

Poorna Bell | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

If we're not happy with something about ourselves, that it needs to be for some other reason than because we don't have the legs of Gisele Bundchen or the skin of Naomi Campbell. It's buying into this archaic system of perfection and imperfection that has allowed Victoria Secrets to peddle such bullshit in the first place.

What Victoria's Secret and Meghan Trainor Are Trying to Tell You About Your Body

Ellen Stewart | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellen Stewart

Guess what girls? Your body is disgusting. If you're bigger than a size 12 you're disgusting. If you're smaller than a size 12 you're disgusting. And just who's decided you're disgusting? Your fellow women, of course.

Victoria's Secret's 'Perfect Body' Campaign Shows How Society Encourages Female Body-Shaming

Frances Black | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Frances Black

The message that this kind of campaign sends out to women is unhealthy and damaging. It promotes negative body image, low self-esteem and eating disorders among women. It tells us that only one body type is desirable. It tells us that only one type of woman deserves to be proud of her body in underwear.

This Victoria's Secret Advert Is Really Pissing People Off

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An online petition is calling for Victoria's Secret to rethink an 'irresponsible' new product launch for their 'The Perfect Body' underwear range. ...

Mother-Of-One To Change Hated First Name To 'Sexy'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

If this woman gets her way, we’ll shortly be addressing her as 'Sexy Crabtree'. Yup, Ohio resident Sheila Ranea Crabtree is so repulsed by her g...

An Open Letter to Victoria's Secret

Sheila Hageman | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Hageman

Ashley Clawson had just spent $150 in a Victoria's Secret when she asked an employee if she could nurse her son Beckett in a changing room. She was instructed to go out back into an alleyway where no one would see her.

1D's Niall Dating Victoria's Secret Model?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

It looks like One Direction's Niall Horan may have found himself a new lady... The Irish heartthrob is reportedly dating Victoria’s Secret model ...

Victoria's Secret Create 3D-Printed Angel Wings

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The world has already seen its first 3D printed dress - not to mention its various 3D printed firearms and robot spiders. And now we have 3D printe...

Taylor's A Brit Of Alright

Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Taylor Swift was looking a Brit of alright as she opened the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York on Wednesday. The singer dressed in a full ...

Teen Caught 'Shoplifting', With Dead Baby In Bag

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

A teen arrested for shoplifting in a Victoria's Secret store was carrying a dead foetus in her shopping bag, police discovered. Tiona Rodriguez, 17...

Victoria's Secret's Models Need to Represent All Body Types Because We All Wear Underwear

Sheila Hageman | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Hageman

We have been raised in a society where the only women we see fighting the issues are those labeled as 'feminists' or 'fat' in a demeaning voice. The majority of admired female icons are supermodels in bathing suits adorning sports magazine covers in grocery stores.

Who's Showing Off Their Bendy Bikini Bod?

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Miranda Kerr was in danger of snapping her teeny-tiny bikini body as she took to the beach over the weekend. The Victoria's Secret model was showi...

Candice Makes A Splash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

With celebrity holiday season in full swing, Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel has become the latest name to make us come over all jealous tha...

Miranda Strips To Promote Her, Errrm, Make Up Range

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

When we heard Miranda Kerr was on a shoot to promote her make up range, we weren't expecting her to be shedding clothes, 'cos you know, it's all about...

Woman Charged In Acid Attack On Victoria's Secret Shopgirl

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with an acid attack on a shop worker, police said on Tuesday. Naomi Oni, 21, claims to have suffered burns and...

Janie's Gone, But She Wasn't the Key to Solving M&S's Problems

Jan Shure | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

If Ms Schaffer, with her decades of retail experience was "not given free rein", what hope for a former fashion director, albeit one who was a brilliant journalist with stellar contacts and endless fashion savvy?

Naomi Oni Acid Attack: Two Arrests Made

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK

Officers investigating an acid attack on a Victoria’s Secret shop worker have arrested two people. Naomi Oni suffered severe burns to her face, ...

'I Just Feel Blessed To Be Alive': Acid Attack Survivor Speaks

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

A Victoria's Secret shop worker who had acid hurled in her face as she walked home has revealed she feels no hatred for her attacker. Naomi Oni wa...

'I Look In The Mirror & It Just Isn't Me': Victoria's Secret Worker Scarred In Acid Attack

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Naomi Oni Acid Attack Survivor: She Tells Philip Schofield & Jenni Falconer 'I Feel Blessed To Be Alive' (VIDEO, PICTURES) A 20-year-old Vi...

Forget John Lewis, It's All About Victoria's Secret

Posted 12.12.2012 | Home

Forget the warm and cosy John Lewis Snowman Christmas advert - the YouTube video which is getting most people (well, blokes) talking is the new Victor...

Monaco Princess Slammed For 'Doing A Victoria's Secret' In Native American Costume

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

Monaco's Princess Charlotte Casiraghi has been criticised for donning Native American warpaint and a feathered headdress during the Gucci Masters hors...

Is This Racist?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Charlotte Casiraghi 'Pulls A Victoria's Secret' In Native American Garb At Gucci Equestrian Event Victoria's Secret has apologised for putt...

No Justin, You're Not Dreaming

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home

Justin Bieber was like a kid in a sweet shop last night, as he found himself surrounded by an array of scantily clad supermodels. JB was invited t...