11 episodes

Fallen Angel is a documentary podcast about Victoria's Secret...and its many, many secrets. The series investigates the origin story of one of the world’s most iconic brands and its effect on American culture for nearly 40 years, all told by women who witnessed what really happened behind the curtain. Fallen Angel goes back to the beginning of the lingerie megabrand to confront the many ways the brand influenced how a generation of women think about sex, desire, and beauty. The series also explores Les Wexner, the private man who has been at the head of the company for over 35 years, and his association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Co-hosted by Vanessa Grigoriadis and Justine Harman, Fallen Angel is a production and direction of C13Originals, a Cadence13 studio, and Campside Media.

Fallen Angel C13Originals & Campside Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 711 Ratings

Fallen Angel is a documentary podcast about Victoria's Secret...and its many, many secrets. The series investigates the origin story of one of the world’s most iconic brands and its effect on American culture for nearly 40 years, all told by women who witnessed what really happened behind the curtain. Fallen Angel goes back to the beginning of the lingerie megabrand to confront the many ways the brand influenced how a generation of women think about sex, desire, and beauty. The series also explores Les Wexner, the private man who has been at the head of the company for over 35 years, and his association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Co-hosted by Vanessa Grigoriadis and Justine Harman, Fallen Angel is a production and direction of C13Originals, a Cadence13 studio, and Campside Media.

    Introducing: Chameleon: Wild Boys

    Introducing: Chameleon: Wild Boys

    The latest season of the wildly popular con-themed podcast Chameleon takes place in the summer of 2003 when two half-starved young men turned up in a small Canadian town telling an incredible story. They’d been raised in the British Columbia wilderness, and this was their first-ever contact with society — they’d never seen a TV, gone to school, or registered for IDs. So the community took them in and set about introducing them to the modern world. Before long, the international media descended on the town, enthralled by the mysterious “Bush Boys.” There was just one problem: not a word the boys said was true. Nearly 20 years later, award-winning comedian and journalist Sam Mullins uncovers the bizarre true story of the strangers who turned his hometown upside-down.
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    • 7 min
    C13Features Presents: Ghostwriter, Starring Kate Mara and Adam Scott

    C13Features Presents: Ghostwriter, Starring Kate Mara and Adam Scott

    Welcome to Ghostwriter, a new gripping and suspenseful podcast movie listening experience from C13Features. In Ghostwriter, Kate Mara and Adam Scott star in a psychological thriller about a former journalist who reluctantly accepts a job ghostwriting a new murder mystery novel for an eccentric billionaire. Kate Michaels has been living a solitary life after a traumatic experience, but after pressure from her rational agent and candid best friend, she begrudgingly concedes that she needs the work. As she collaborates with the enigmatic James Webber on the project, she finds herself growing dependent on him and starts to suspect that something is wrong…deeply wrong. Will Kate be able to trust herself with James’ story, or even her own voice? Get ready to pop some popcorn, and get lost in your imagination in this invigorating new podcast movie experience, Ghostwriter, from C13Features, available now.
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    • 2 min
    The Secret

    The Secret

    Feeling pressure to evolve, Victoria's Secret confronts its checkered past and attempts an ambitious brand overhaul. Meanwhile, women who were once beholden to the brand's fantasy grapple with the residual damage.
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    • 33 min
    King Slayer

    King Slayer

    Several new and inclusionary lingerie brands crop up as the culture shifts to focus on what women want. After years of dominating the market, can Victoria's Secret keep up?
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    • 37 min
    Trick Mirror

    Trick Mirror

    Victoria's Secret continues its reign with the introduction of their youth line, PINK, and the diamond-encrusted Fantasy Bra. But some employees suspect that the glossy image is a mirage, signifying a possible turning point in the brand's vision.
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    • 41 min
    Wings

    Wings

    Victoria's Secret heads into the world of high fashion and introduces an elite and exclusive tier of models called Angels. Behind the scenes, models eager to maintain Angel status fear what will happen if their wings are stripped away.
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
711 Ratings

711 Ratings

Ang mr ,

Well that dredged up some old feelings

Thank you for uncovering a lot of body issues i didn't even realize i survived growing up in the Victoria’s Secret era. This was all such a religion at a critical point in a young woman’s development, I don't think I ever appreciated how much it all tormented me and my relationship with my body- then and now! Your reporting was like a therapy session into the depths of my consciousness and subconscious. What do I do with this information!!?! I cant help but feel some vindication in the now time.
Very thorough reporting. I love how it was all told. I binged it in one afternoon. Excellent interviews, not too many adds. I enjoyed the origin story so much. There was a lot about the current state which came to a surprise. Literally the podcast I didn't know I needed.

Glue&Glitter ,

Fascinating!

Just a wild peek behind the curtain of Victoria’s Secret and how much it played into 90s culture.

stinaquentin ,

Interesting

But actually shocked at how bad the audio editing is.

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