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Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
Zardoz
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Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
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Victoria’s Secret has removed a newly launched lingerie collection titled Go East from its website, after one particular outfit called Sexy Little Geisha was labelled racist by offended critics.

The 'Eastern-inspired' cut-out sheer mesh teddy, which comes with a matching removable obi belt, fan and chopsticks, was described as 'your ticket to an exotic adventure,' by the lingerie giant.

After Racialicious, a website that dissects the intersection of race and popular culture, accused Victoria's Secret of reducing Eastern culture to a stereotype of exotic sexuality, other critics quickly followed suit.

Racialicious called the outfit, modelled by Swedish born model Candice Swanepoel, 'A troubling attempt to sidestep authentic representation of a culture and opt instead for racialized fetishizing against Asian women.

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'There’s a long-standing trend to represent Asian women as hypersexualized objects of fantasy, so it’s telling that none of the models wearing the Go East collection appear to be Asian.'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/articl...klash.html

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(This post was last modified: 09-25-2012 02:14 PM by Zardoz.)

The Evil AC
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09-25-2012 02:18 PM

 



Post: #2
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
more pics or it didn't happen
pocahontas
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09-25-2012 02:19 PM

 



Post: #3
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
she's got great arms.Cheer
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Post: #4
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
The Evil AC  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:18 PM)
more pics or it didn't happen

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Zardoz
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Post: #5
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
What will be recalled next?

Brazilian thongs?
French Maid ensembles?
Tissue

What would Skippy do?
Rager
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09-25-2012 02:32 PM

 



Post: #6
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
It is racist.
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Post: #7
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
Zardoz  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:31 PM)
What will be recalled next?

Brazilian thongs?
French Maid ensembles?
Tissue

Cow costumes!! Tissue Tissue

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Post: #8
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
Rager  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:32 PM)
It is racist.

So is "Afropolitin" in my opinion.
http://www.racialicious.com/afropolitan/

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Zardoz
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Post: #9
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
CourtDude  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:36 PM)
Zardoz  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:31 PM)
What will be recalled next?

Brazilian thongs?
French Maid ensembles?
Tissue

Cow costumes!! Tissue Tissue

[Image: 35C5_5061A530.jpg]

At first glance, I was thinking it was another woman dressed like a cat. I hate women in cat costumes! Even the cartoon superheroes creep me out.

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pocahontas
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09-25-2012 02:38 PM

 



Post: #10
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
this is outrageous... so now they are coming for our sexy bedroom costumes? Blink
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09-25-2012 02:43 PM

 



Post: #11
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
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Post: #12
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
Rager  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:32 PM)
It is racist.

This word gets overused. Absolutely everything is "racist" these days. People seem to WANT to be offended. It is even used when people are too lazy to THINK (ie ALL criticism of Obama is "racist"). These people, and apparently you, need to get over yourselves.
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Post: #13
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
LoP Guest  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:47 PM)
Rager  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:32 PM)
It is racist.

This word gets overused. Absolutely everything is "racist" these days. People seem to WANT to be offended. It is even used when people are too lazy to THINK (ie ALL criticism of Obama is "racist"). These people, and apparently you, need to get over yourselves.

its because we are not allowed to think or have our own opinions... we are being told what to think/feel/act.

what a woman wears in her bedroom or under her clothes should not be an issue.

so what's next? if a white person wears a do-rag is that racist?
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Post: #14
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
Hold on while I ask Hop Sing. He's cooking us breakfast.
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Post: #15
RE: Victoria's Secret "Go East" Lingerie Deemed RACIST
pocahontas  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:50 PM)
LoP Guest  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:47 PM)
Rager  Wrote: (09-25-2012 02:32 PM)
It is racist.

This word gets overused. Absolutely everything is "racist" these days. People seem to WANT to be offended. It is even used when people are too lazy to THINK (ie ALL criticism of Obama is "racist"). These people, and apparently you, need to get over yourselves.

its because we are not allowed to think or have our own opinions... we are being told what to think/feel/act.

what a woman wears in her bedroom or under her clothes should not be an issue.

so what's next? if a white person wears a do-rag is that racist?

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