'Nude for All' Campaign Breaks Lingerie Ad Stereotypes

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When Catalina Girald saw Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics, it sparked an interesting product idea. Girald, a former gymnast, herself, was taken aback by the fact that Douglas, who is African-American, was wearing a "nude" ankle wrap that didn't match her skin tone.

"I wore ankle wraps many times and hadn't ever thought about the fact that they don't make them in other colors. It made me realize that 'nude' is not 'nude' for everyone," Girald said.

Two years later, when Girald launched her lingerie company, Naja, she kept that idea in mind.

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