ADRIANA LIMA, the longest-serving Victoria’s Secret Angel, has introduced that she’s going to not take off her garments “for an empty trigger”.
The Brazilian mannequin took to Instagram to vocalise her opinion on society’s expectations for girls to look a sure manner. “I’m bored with the impositions,” she shared, “we won’t [continue] residing in a world with such superficial values, it isn’t truthful.”
Her epiphany got here after a pal expressed dissatisfaction along with her physique. “It made me assume,” Lima wrote, “that day-after-day in my life, I get up pondering, how do I look? Was I going to be accepted in my job? And in that second, I realised that majority of lady most likely get up each morning making an attempt to slot in a stereotype that society / social media / trend and many others. imposed.”
Although the 36-year-old mother-of-two instructed Individuals in September that her plan was “to remain [at Victoria’s Secret] so long as my physique permits me, no less than till I’m 40, in order that’s 4 or so extra years,” her social declaration would recommend in any other case. “I’ll make [a] change… I’ll begin with me,” she mentioned.
Commenters on her social letter have raised the purpose that she appears to have unfollowed lots of the Victoria’s Secret Angels and senior inventive Ed Razek, nonetheless, Lima doesn’t straight point out the model. Her parting message “#Embraceyouself #natureisbeautiful #naturalissexy” suggests a shift away from the bombshell persona she has to stick to as an envoy, whereas a call to depart the model would see the lingerie big lose two of its most-famous fashions this yr. Fellow Brazilian mannequin and pal Alessandra Ambrosio hung up her wings after the 2017 Shanghai catwalk spectacular in an effort to deal with her swimsuit line, Ale by Alessandra, and construct her performing profession, one thing that Lima has additionally hinted at previously.
See the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Style Present in footage beneath.