Victoria's Secret has a new line of feminist-friendly underwear: PINK ♥s Consent
. Except not really
-- it's a hoax site created by FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture
. The internet's response
has been tremendous
Body by Victoria.
It started with an invisible handbag. Photoshop Disasters mocked Victoria's Secret for running a shot of a dress model clutching the straps of a digitally wiped-out purse
. Then Neal Krawetz at Hacker Factor got into the act, analyzing the image to show that the photo editors had not only swiped the model's purse, they'd toned her arms, enlarged her breasts, and lightened her skin
. In the comments, and in this follow-up post
, tons of excellent nerdery about how to tell the photofaked from the real, by science
What *is* Victoria's Secret?
she stay so thing? [props to a fellow tiger
Victoria's Secret is going prime-time.
On Nov. 15, Victoria's Secret will be putting on a fashion show on ABC smack dab in the middle of prime time. According to the Wall Street Journal, "in a move that further blurs the line searating entertainment and advertising, the program's high-profile models also will make guest appearances on at least two of the network's shows during the week of the broadcast
" -- "Spin City" will go backstage, and the models will play "Who Wants to be a Millionaire."