Heidi Zak, CEO ThirdLoveHeidi Zak (left) and Ra'el Cohen, founders of ThirdLove. Continuing her crusade against Razek, Zak further describes Victoria's Secret's ignorance, noting how obviously they market towards men selling a male fantasy to women” and the complete disregard for the reality we live in: the reality where women go to work, breastfeed their children, play sports, care for ailing parents, and serve their country” and aren't limited by archaic ideas of femininity.
None of us really agreed with it from the beginning.” Plus, the company had just come out with another campaign celebrating women's individuality with the slogan To each, her own.” It was like ‘what if a woman wants to be in the show or watch it, why are we telling them what to do?'” a source we'll call Kate said.
Let's exceed their expectations.” Then, in case it wasn't already clear, she spelled it out: ThirdLove is the antithesis of Victoria's Secret.” The entire campaign seemed designed to show how woke, how feminist, how very different ThirdLove was from traditional bra makers — and it worked.
Whatever her shape or size, I want every woman to see herself reflected in our brand — and hopefully all brands — and feel welcomed by the retail landscape This is just the beginning, but my hope is that the majority of women will soon be able to find their size — whether petite, tall, big or small — in all shops and online retail destinations.
Several former and current employees spoke to the outlet about their experiences with the brand, charging that co-CEO David Spector — who is much less visible that his wife, co-CEO Heidi Zak — contributes to an intimidating, dismissive, condescending, and bullying management style, and the company as a whole isn't quite so pro-female-employee as its public image might make it seem.
THE entrepreneurial story of Heidi Zak was born out of a frustration she felt in common with millions of women across the world, when shopping for bras; or more accurately, the time-consuming difficulties in shopping for and finding a correctly sized bra.
Here, a few of the best reactions: To Victoria's Secret, with all their love, ThirdLove. Heidi Zak is the Co-Founder and CEO of ThirdLove Founded in 2012, ThirdLove uses proprietary computer Heidi Zak co-CEO ThirdLove vision technology to help every woman find the perfect fit bra. Heidi Zak was in her early 30s when she cofounded online bra startup ThirdLove with her husband, David Spector.