Riddhima Kapoor Sahni issues apology after being accused of plagiarising design for jewellery brand

Anonymous Instagram account DietSabya had posted a side by side comparison of Kokichi Mikimoto's original design and the one from Riddhima Kapoor's label.

FP Staff November 27, 2018 11:10:58 IST
Riddhima Kapoor Sahni issues apology after being accused of plagiarising design for jewellery brand

Designer Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, sister of Ranbir Kapoor, who had launched a festive jewellery line under her label, R Jewellery, has apologised for allegedly plagiarising a design of  Japanese entrepreneur Kokichi Mikimoto. Riddhima took to Instagram and shared her apology.


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DietSabya, the anonymous Instagram account dedicated towards exposing imitations, appropriations and plagiarism relating to fashion, posted a side by side comparison image of Riddhima's design versus Kokichi Mikimoto's diamond and pearl earrings, remarking that the cultured pearls looked identical.

Hours later, Riddhima issued a statement, aplogising for not crediting Kokichi Mikimoto, the original creator and founder of luxury pearl company Mikimoto.

Kapoor currently works as the creative head of R Jewellery.

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