A photograph featuring models Amna Babar and Hasnain Lehri from an Ali Xeeshan photo shoot receives criticism for promoting harassment and rape culture.
Social media sparks with different reaction as the photo shoot came into limelight.
Pakistan fashion industry Romanticising abuse! pic.twitter.com/Tcl95JuEzG
— Tooba Syed (@Tooba_Sd) August 19, 2016
There's more. Ugh. pic.twitter.com/Q5VZHV7gSJ
— Mahwash A. (@LifeofSigh) August 19, 2016
Now the fashion industry is promoting RAPE and HARASSMENT publicly! #Pakistan
STOP DOING THIS! pic.twitter.com/y7xZC1Lyz0
— Arsalan M. Khan (@amk) August 19, 2016
This is not the first time that Pakistani designers and photographers have being backlash for disturbing concept. In 2013, Pakistani designer Aamna Aqeel was criticised for her clothing collection “Be my Slave”.
Does the Pakistani fashion industry need these cheap tactics?