Victoria's Secret's runway show doesn't air until Dec. 4, but one image from the show won't make the final cut: Karlie Kloss
draped in a feathered headdress and turquoise. The look struck a sour chord with the U.S.’ indigenous communities. That's hardly a surprise considering this kind of thing has been done before and it rarely goes well. Let's count the most recent ways: (1) Last year's Urban Outfitters Navajo Hipster
panties controversy (2) Last month's Gap "Manifest Destiny" fiasco (3) Victoria's Secret's sexy little geisha kerfuffle from two months ago and (4) America's Top Model
making Native American Mariah Watchman dress like Pocahontas for a photo shoot....
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Last night's Monday Night Football game at the Dallas Cowboys’ $1.2 billion stadium offered attendees a chance to drink some beer, eat a few hotdogs and pick up a bra or two. According to an article in the Detroit Free Press
, a Victoria's Secret PINK store opened at the stadium just in time for last night's game. The grand opening marked the first underwear store to set up shop at a professional sports stadium or venue, according to the article.