/「缺陷是最獨特的美麗」白斑女模Winnie Harlow將首次登上維秘舞台!


一年一度的維密內衣秀(Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show )將於年底舉行,而近日通過選拔的模特兒名單慢慢揭曉,經過一系列面試廝殺後,除了呼聲極高順利入圍的模特兒如 Barbara Palvin、Gigi Hadid、Bella Hadid 和元老級天使們,名單還出現了一些從未出現在維密天使名單的名字,當中就有已在時尚圈家喻戶曉的女模 Winnie Harlow。

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I had a break down before i walked into the most nerve wrecking casting of my life. I asked my driver to go around the block twice before i could walk into the @VictoriasSecret offices so i could re coup, and remember (while my trainer @bodybymato reminded me on the phone through sobs - thank you lol) how hard I’ve been working! I went in and made new friends and saw old friends and it already felt like home! We patiently waited while @ed_razek @johndavidpfeiffer @monica.mitro @10magazine carefully took time to get to know each girl. When it was finally my time, within my nervous storm of anticipation i changed into a black Victoria Secret set and stepped out!!!! I spoke to them about Jamaica, @nick_knight , my abs, and how i was beyond honoured to be given the opportunity to try out.. then I walked for my life!!!! I can’t believe this!! Thank you for giving me all the energy and kindness in that room! Thank you for allowing me to walk for VICTORIA’S SECRET! Thank you to my agencies @firstaccessent @womenmanagementnyc @women_paris @thesquadmanagement my pr @remibrb my agent @mannyuk and mama bears #sarahstennett & @thelilmisse for having my back supporting and believing in me! I love you guys you’re FAMILY!! Thank you mommy for praying with me everyday for the past 3 days. And thank you so much to my fans who have been pushing me forward to this point in my career. I’m so blessed thank you Lord!! IM WALKING THE VICTORIA’S SECRET SHOW! Thank you Vogue for the exclusive interview 😭🙏🏽💗🙈

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得知自己能夠走上維秘舞台的 Winnie 興奮在 Instagram 寫下自己面試的心路歷程,表示這是她職業生涯以來最緊張的一場面試。



Winnie 透過參加節目《全美超級模特兒新秀大賽》而入行成為專業模特兒,那些布滿全身的白斑曾經是她的弱點,如今也是吸引人目光的特點,雖然入行初期頻頻傳出負面新聞,包括以皮膚問題「博取同情」等,但其自信鮮明的個性,最終還是獲得時尚界的認可。



24歲的 Winnie Harlow(又名Chantelle Brown-Young),用自身經歷告訴大家:所謂的缺陷,其實是上天賜給我們每人的獨特美。自4歲患上皮膚疾病「白蝕症」,導致臉上及四肢都有大片白斑。異於常人的外表,曾被嘲諷為「乳牛」、「斑馬」,這些惡意攻擊對年幼的她造成很大的傷害,甚至曾經有過的自殺念頭。



「上帝若為你關了一扇門,必然為你開另一扇門。」漸漸成長的她選擇了接納自己,將他人眼中的「缺陷」,轉化成為獨有的「特質」。



把自己的人生活成一本勵志小說的 Winnie Harlow,更入選「BBC全球百大女性」(BBC 100 women),且不停地向大眾宣揚「平等」、「包容」、「無條件的愛」等價值觀。



她曾說:「我想要證明一個人可以追尋自己的夢想,即使他們滿身缺陷又飽受挫折。」,白斑雖引人注目,但內心的堅韌與自信讓她的美麗真正綻放。