The supermodel Kardashian clan Kendall Jenner will not participate in the acclaimed Victoria’s Secret brand parade, which this year will be held in Shanghai, entertainment and fashion media such as TMZ and ELLE revealed.
The 21-year-old made her parade debut in 2015, becoming one of the world’s ‘angels’ and further catapulting her successful modeling career. Then returned to participate in the parade of 2016 that was made in Paris.
But this year the model, who will receive the recognition of the Fashion Icon of the Decade during the New York Fashion Week 2017 Fashion Media Awards, said she will not participate in the parade.
The strongest reason would be that Jenner entered into a conflict of interest, after becoming the image of luxury lingerie brand La Perla, in whose contract would have signed a non-competition clause, according to ELLE.
The model is one of the best known of the Kardashians, having more than 83 million followers in Instagram and has posed for numerous fashion magazines, becoming one of the most acclaimed faces of the media family.
But his name has not only been flattered. She was recently the target of criticism for a photo published in the magazine Love Magazine, which looked very thin, which reopened the controversy over the limits to which some girls arrive to have a reputation in the world of fashion.
In April of 2017 Pepsi announced the retirement of a controversial advertisement carried out by Jenner, in which they show images of a protest to advertise the mark and that unleashed a rain of critics in the social networks.
“Pepsi wanted to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly we have not met our goals, and we apologize,” the company said in its Twitter account.
The commercial was harshly criticized and branded as “offensive” and “insensitive” to use images very similar to those that have been lived on numerous occasions in the United States. during racial protests, and for using social justice movements to sell their product.
Despite Kendall’s departure from the parade, it has been rumored that the renowned models Gigi and Bella Hadid and Karlie Kloss are back on the runway this year.