Sabyasachi is one of the leading fashion designers in the country. He is known for ethnic attires. He was the one, who designed the wedding dress of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli. He has always left an impression with his astonishing work. He is so popular that when Deepika was asked which designer’s dress she would like to wear in her wedding, she quickly took the name of Sabyasachi. Such is the name and work of the ace designer, who has always mesmerized everyone with his marvelous works.
However, the ace designer is back in the news once again, but for all the wrong reasons. This Saturday, he slammed Indian women, who don’t know how to wear saree and prefer western dresses. He indirectly took a dig at the younger generation of women.
This is what he said:
“I think, if you tell me that you do not know how to wear a saree, I would say shame on you. It’s a part of your culture, (you) need stand up for it.”
Sabyasachi made the statement when he was giving his views over the difficulties women face while wearing saree. He believes that saree is the most amazing outfits in the world and people from all over the world love it. He received thunderous applaud for his comments at Harvard India Conference.
However, his statement has not gone down well with Twitterati. They don’t seem to agree with the ace designer and gave him back in the most epic way possible. We bring to you some selected reactions right here:
Shame on Sabyasachi if he doesn't know how to make a samosa or dhokla. It's a part of his culinary culture. https://t.co/0jB0JUzgyQ
— Siddharth Singh (@siddharth3) February 12, 2018
Maybe fewer young women are not wearing sarees because you're selling em for 80K bro pic.twitter.com/atGail8ehq
— Tanmay Bhat (@thetanmay) February 12, 2018
This is insult to all Indian Women. Sabyasachi should apologise to Indian women. A country where Guthhi, Nani and Palak know how to wear a saree, how did he assume that woman wouldn't know.
— ਫਿਟਨੈਸ ਸਿੰਘ (@luckysaluja) February 12, 2018
Shame them if
Don't know how to wear saree
Laugh too much
What next ?
Shame on them if they breathe ?
— Ragnarök (@AsYouNotLike) February 12, 2018
Not his prerogative to pronounce judgement on women who don’t know how to wear sarees, shocked that such an obtuse comment is not taken as a sexist one ,there is more to women than wearing sarees .
— Kirty Kochar (@KirtyKochar) February 12, 2018
— Vikas Gupta (@lostboy54) February 12, 2018
(If you don’t know how to wear a saree, shame on you: Sabyasachi to Indian women) Like really??
I may not know how to wear a Saree but it doesn't mean I am less Indian or I don't respect my culture. I can't say about the rest, but at least I don't think like that 😕
— Priyanka Bhatt (@iPriyankaBhatt) February 12, 2018
Wow, since u r designing some "oh so extremely costly" sarees for a handful millionaires, u hv got a right to shame millions of women basis on they wear or want to wear.. #Sabyasachi
— United_we_stand (@saikata4u) February 12, 2018
Shame on #Sabyasachi for not giving the speech in Sanskrit. It's a part of your culture, you need to stand up for it.
— Jyotsna Basotia (@JyotsnaBasotia) February 12, 2018
@sabya_mukherjee I don’t know how to drape 6yard fantasy but even my mother is not ashamed of it despite herself being in the#Saree24*7*25yrs!Don’t play dirty tricks just to dignify your brand!In abroad you can get applauses but not in 🇮🇳Ashamed of u belonging 2fashion industry
— Shreya (@ShreyaSri31) February 12, 2018
“I think, if you tell me that you do not know how to wear a saree, I would say shame on you. It's a part of your culture, (you) need stand up for it.” You know what else is part of our culture? Patriarchy. Shame on you for perpetuating it. https://t.co/C0j2d8ss48
— Rituparna Chatterjee (@MasalaBai) February 12, 2018
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