Tarun Tahiliani’s Delhi store accused of body shaming; designer responds

Fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani has discovered himself on the receiving finish of flak after blogger Tanaya Narendra, popularly generally known as Dr Cuterus, claimed that she was physique shamed at his opulent Delhi retailer.

Narendra, who lately tied the knot, shared photos from her wedding ceremony for which she donned an purple Anita Dongre lehenga. The influencer, nonetheless, stated that she had dreamed of being a Tarun Tahiliani bride since she was 12 years previous, however after her expertise on the retailer, she stated she was “by no means going there once more.”

Detailing her expertise whereas searching for her bridal outfit, Narendra wrote, “Bridal shops would physique disgrace (taking a look at you, Ambawatta @taruntahiliani {yeah, that was a large disgrace, as a result of I’d needed to put on a Tarun T to my wedding ceremony since I used to be 12. Never going there once more. [additionally what’s with these large designers being afraid of massive boobs?”

She went on to additionally speak concerning the stress on individuals to drop a few pounds earlier than their wedding ceremony.

“There is SO a lot stress on individuals to drop a few pounds earlier than their wedding ceremony – I had that too. Family associates would ask why I wasn’t “weight-reduction plan” earlier than my wedding ceremony (in a span of 1 month lmao). Some even went out of their technique to ship me “slimming teas”.”

The designer’s studio has, nonetheless, refuted stories of body shaming in a press release on Instagram.

The assertion stated that after “due diligence” and discovering out what had transpired on the retailer on June 18, they reached out to Dr Cuterus through Instagram however did not hear again from her.

“Shaming has by no means been a phrase in our vocabulary,” the assertion learn, including that they didn’t have the dimensions she was in search of as a consequence of restricted inventory on account of the pandemic.


The model responded to the allegations with a press release on Instagram.

Dr Cuterus’s Instagram bio describes her as an Oxford University-trained physician who talks about sexual well being. She has 470K followers.

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