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Cortney Capoverde Capoverde 1 English IV Ms. Escobar March 29, 2007 Roy Raymond and the History of Fashion Victoria's Secret, one of the most popular lingerie companies in the world, has influenced the history of fashion with it's new materials, different patterns, and wild colors. Since the beginning of Victoria's Secret history, men have been able to walk into a lingerie store and feel
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comfortable, which was Roy Raymond's initial view. Looking at it through an art standpoint, Roy Raymond changed very many things. He made underwear into a sexy thing rather than just a piece of clothing. Before the wars, underwear was made of lace and silk (Thomas). They were made frilly and that took a lot of fabric, but during the war the clothing industry had to cut back on fabric because the silk was going to war efforts, making things like parachutes (Thomas). Roy felt uncomfortable looking for a sexy gift
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for his wife, which sparked the idea to solve that problem by opening a male friendly lingerie store ("Victoria's Secret History"). During the war he did unordinary things with ordinary fabric to make undergarments sexy without using so much fabric. He did things to plain white underwear like change the color, the style, and he made underwear with patterns. (Thomas) Roy Raymond not only cared about making his customers feel comfortable, male and female, he cared about the image of his company. The name Victoria for instance. The
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course ENL 2022 taught by Professor Edwards during the Fall '08 term at FAU.

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