Sofía Jirau becomes the first Victoria’s Secret model with Down’s syndrome

Suffering from Down syndrome, Puerto Rican model Sofía Jirau collaborated with the very prestigious lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret. A great first!

Sofía Jirau ‘s daydream continues!

The model with Down syndrome never stops breaking glass ceilings and has just become the first top model with Down syndrome to join the prestigious lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret.

The 24-year-old Puerto Rican has thus become one of the muses of the “Love Cloud” collection, an inclusive underwear line created on the occasion of Valentine’s Day, alongside 17 of her colleagues. . Among the latter are in particular models of mature age, pregnant women or women affected by a disability.

“ One day I dreamed about it, I worked on it and today it’s a dream come true (…) I can finally tell you my big secret. I’m the first Victorias’ Secret model with Down syndrome. Thank you Victoria’s Secret for seeing me as a model who has #NoLimits and for having me participate in the inclusive Love Cloud Collection campaign , ”announced the young woman on February 15, 2022 on Instagram.

” From the selection of incredible women who bring the collection to life, to the incredible inclusive spirit on set, this campaign is an important part of the new Victoria’s Secret standard we are creating,” commented Raul Martinez, Director artwork for the “Love Cloud Collection” campaign.

With this 100% inclusive collection, the lingerie brand, much criticized in the past due in particular to its cult of thinness, is making a significant shift in an attempt to restore a badly damaged image.

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