Victoria’s Secret Accused of Cultural Appropriation Again

Elsa Hosk, 2016 Victorias Secret Fashion Show
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret

Victoria’s Secret is in trouble again.

The lingerie giant has been accused of cultural appropriation during its annual fashion show. A writer from Cosmopolitan claims some of the outfits showcased during the extravaganza were racist. In an essay that since has been deleted, writer Helin Jung criticized the Asian and Mexican influences that inspired some of the Angels’ luxurious looks and claimed the company held a condescending attitude toward its Asian customers.

“Stripping of cultures aside, the emblems that stood out most were the ones that came from Asia‚ÄĒspecifically China,” she wrote.

 Joan Smalls, Kendall Jenner, Adriana Lima, 2016 Victorias Secret Fashion Show
Dominique Charriau/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret

“The dragon that Elsa Hosk wore wrapped around her body, the embroidered stiletto…

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