Victoria's Secret apologizes for Native American headdress

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Victoria's Secret apologized for putting a Native American-style headdress on a model at its annual fashion show.

Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss walked onto the runway last week wearing the floor-length feathered headdress, leopard-print underwear and high heels. She also was adorned with fringe and turquoise jewelry during a segment meant to represent the 12 months of the year — fireworks in July, rain gear for April and a headdress for November.

The company responded to the complaints over the weekend by saying it was sorry to have upset anyone and that it wouldn't include the outfit in the show's television broadcast next month, or in any marketing materials.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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0 #1 Why?Guest 2012-11-13 19:33:34
I'm upset that they are allowed to show the stuff on Television: women parading around in their undies for all the kids in America to see????They haven't apologized to me. And,yes, I have complained about it in the past. We are crumbling under the pressure of political correctness.
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