Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee has been a part of many controversies for a long time. So, let us take a look at the controversial side of his life!
Author: Rishabh Naudiyal
The 'unhappy model' in jewelry advertising
In November 2021, Sabyasachi Mukherjee launched his Autumn/Winter 2021 fine jewelry collection. However, the model in the advertisement looked sad in front of the camera, which attracted negative comments.
Half-naked "Mangalsutra" advertisement
When Sabyasachi launched his high jewelry collection, he received a lot of backlash for having his models pose half-naked in the intimate poses of the royal Bengal "mangalsutra."
Statement on "sare" at a conference at Harvard University
In 2018, Sabyasachi Mukherjee was heavily criticized for his speech at a Harvard conference. "If you told me you didn't know how to wear a sari, I would have said shame on you," he said.
Partner with HandM
Sabyasachi Mukherjee previously collaborated with international clothing brand HandM in August 2021. However, the designer has been heavily criticized for his designs, which are mostly worn by older women.
Sabysachi’s “obsessed with boobs” remarks
In 2018, Sabyasachi made hurtful remarks about women's body shapes at Harvard India and was trolled. He once said: "I'm tired of gaunt faces and skinny models. I'm obsessed with breasts!"
Sabyasachi takes a dig at women wearing makeup
In 2019, Sabyasachi came under fire for a hurtful post she made on IG, which read, "If you see a woman overdressed, wearing lots of makeup, and jewelry, chances are she's hurt. She's bleeding inside."
Half naked man wearing only white underwear
Sabyasachi's ad campaign features a semi-naked man wearing only white briefs, kundan jewelery and a black clutch. Netizens expressed "disgusting" and "disgusting".
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