Critics charged that the ads reduced people, and indeed entire cultures, to mere marketing props… Following the outcry, the company removed the images from its website and apologized.
Really, the actual marketing prop is the almost-naked, beautiful woman.
If Native Americans are offended, I guess I should be offended for them… But I think this costume is pretty. I love the color of turquoise, and I think the head dress is rather regal. If Victoria Secret had used a Native American model, proudly wearing this outfit on the runway, it would have made for a much better image.