All You Need To Know About The First Transgender Model In Victoria's Secret History

Mina Muzumdar |Aug 06, 2019

Victoria's Secret hast just cast the first openly transgender model in their history. See all the hottest photos of Valentina Sampaio!

For the first time, the world's leading women's lingerie, womenswear Victoria's Secret has an openly transgender Brazilian model, Valentina Sampaio, joined the cast.

The 22-year-old model then took to Instagram announced the big news to her fans, wrote: “Never stop dreaming."

Valentina Sampaio was selected for a catalog photoshoot amid Victoria's Secret is currently facing harsh criticism for being 'anachronistic and out of touch'.

The Brazilian model's agent then said that "this is a great opportunity to break barriers” in the fashion industry “and to contribute to a bigger representation for everybody.”
Just last year, the chief marketing officer of Victoria's Secret, Ed Razek, expressed his lack of interest in casting transgender women models, saying the brand doesn't need a transgender in their show. Ed Razek, however, has to apologize for his sexist statement and explained that his comment “came across as insensitive.”
 Razek said before retiring because of the remark.
Currently, Victoria's Secret is still leading womenswear and lingerie brand in the USA but the brand's market share in other countries has declined sharply.
The former model of the brand, Karlie Kloss, who recently made the decision to quit Victoria's Secret said their brand image wasn't “truly reflective” of who she was.
See all the hottest photos of Valentina Sampaio below!

Valentina Sampaio


Valentina Sampaio



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