07 June, 2022

Sabyasachi Mukherjee: The Controversial Side

Fashion designer, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, has been part of many debates over time. So let's take a tour of the controversial side of his life!

By Rishabh Naudiyal

'Unhappy Models' in the jewellery ad

In November 2021, Sabyasachi Mukherjee had launched his Autumn Winter 2021 fine jewellery collection. However, it had received trolling as models in the ad starred into the camera with sad faces.

Semi-naked 'Mangalsutra' ad

When Sabyasachi had launched his Fine Jewellery series, he had received a lot of backlash for putting models in an intimate position with a semi-naked look featuring the Royal Bengal 'mangalsutra'.

Statement about 'sare' at a conference in Harvard

In 2018, Sabyasachi Mukherjee faced a lot of heat for his statement at a Harvard Conference. He had said, "If you tell me that you do not know how to wear a saree, I would say shame on you."

Collaboration with HandM

Sabyasachi Mukherjee had collaborated with the international clothing brand, HandM in August 2021. However, the designer was badly trolled for its designs, which older women mostly wore.

Sabysachi's 'Obsessed with Boob' remark

At Harvard India in 2018, Sabyasachi had made hurtful remarks on women's body type and was trolled. He had said, "I've become tired of gaunt faces and stick-thin models. I'm obsessed by boobs!"

Sabyasachi taking a dig at women who wears makeup

In 2019, Sabyasachi was trolled for his hurtful IG post that reads "If you see a woman overdressed, caked with makeup, armoured with jewellery, it is most likely that she is wounded. Bleeding inside."

Semi-naked man wearing only white trunks

A Sabyasachi campaign featured a semi-naked man wearing only white trunks, kundan jewellery and a black clutch. Netizens had raised eyebrows and stated it as 'disgusting' and 'gross'.

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