Lingerie brand VICTORIA’S SECRET enlists professional tennis player, mental health and equality advocate Naomi Osaka as the newest VS Collective Member. The brand selected the four time Grand Slam champion Osaka for her positive energy, courage, determination and honesty. VS Collective features diverse group of women including actress and entrepreneur Priyanka Chopra, soccer player and LGBTQ activist Megan Rapinoe, freestyle skier Eileen Gu, models Paloma Elsesser, Valentina Sampaio, and Adut Akesh. Naomi made her first appearance as a member of the collective on the VS Voices podcast hosted by Amanda de Cadenet. She talked about her tennis career, mental health, fashion, and more.
Happy to finally share that I am joining the Victoria’s Secret VS Collective. Very excited and proud to join an incredible group of women. Wouldn’t have thought this was possible as a child and I’m so glad there’s more representation in the world now. – Osaka
Naomi is already the face of Louis Vuitton, she also collaborated with Levi’s on four piece capsule collection, and launched her own skin care line Kinlò, just last year she covered American and Japanese Vogue, as well as WSJ. Magazine, and was the first Haitian / Japanese woman to star on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Magazine.