Bibhu Mohapatra : Pride of Odisha Designed Dress for US First Lady


Odisha-born internationally acclaimed designer Bibhu Mohapatra designed US first lady Michelle Obama’s dress on her Visit to India. Mr Michelle Obama thrilled all Indians by arriving in New Delhi wearing Rourkela. Odisha born designer collection.

The New York-based designer, a regular at international fashion weeks.  After dressing international celebs such as Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Sienna Miller and Cate Blanchett, recently Mohapatra designed dress for Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Kajol.

Mohapatra was born in Rourkela, Odisha on June 7, 1972. He earned a masters in economics from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University in 1996, then moved to New York City to enroll in the Fashion Institute of Technology. In 1997, while still at F.I.T, he was awarded Fashion Institute of Technology’s Critic.

She wore a spectacular pale yellow knee-length dress with navy brush strokes to The Jay Leno Show in 2012, as well as a floor-length white gown with black gauze and sequin detailing at the Black Caucus Foundation Annual Phoenix Awards dinner in September 2014