Victoria’s Secret is getting its personal documentary. Titled “Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons,” the three-part docuseries detailing the lingerie empire’s rise and fall is coming to Hulu on July 14, after first premiering on the Tribeca Movie Competition on June 18. The present is directed by Matt Tyrnauer, an award-winning journalist recognized for guiding documentaries exploring the lifetime of Valentino Garavani and Studio 54.
“Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons” will go behind the scenes of the model’s meteoric success and subsequent downfall, in addition to present perception into its former CEO, Les Wexner. Whereas a trailer has but to be launched, the sequence logline is sort of intriguing. “Reality isn’t what it appears; because the underworld of trend, the billionaire class, and Jeffrey Epstein are revealed to all be inextricably intertwined with the autumn of this legendary model,” it reads.
Victoria’s Secret’s annual trend present got here to an finish in 2018 after a 23-year run, with guarantees to evolve the model’s messaging following years of criticism over its lack of physique variety. The present’s viewership dropped drastically then, when former CMO Ed Razek defended the lingerie large’s problematic casting practices. When requested in regards to the trend present’s homogeneous mannequin choice, Razek mentioned “transsexuals” should not go down the VS runway “as a result of the present is a fantasy.”
Since then, Victoria’s Secret has revamped its course. In June 2021, the corporate introduced it was now not utilizing the time period “Angels” and was partnering with influential people throughout varied industries as a substitute, together with Megan Rapinoe, Priyanka Chopra, Eileen Gu, and Paloma Elsesser.
“Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons” joins a documentary analyzing one other controversial trend model of the early aughts, “White Scorching: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch,” which debuted on Netflix earlier this month. Watch this house as we discover out extra about what the characteristic will entail.