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US First Lady wears Indian designer's dress for talk show
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Aug '12
courtesy: bibhu.com
courtesy: bibhu.com
Bibhu Mohapatra, the internationally-acclaimed fashion designer of Indian-origin, has added another feather in his cap by designing a dress for the US First Lady Michelle Obama.
 
The First Lady appeared in a breezy off-white summer dress seasoned with sunshine yellow and navy blue prints from Bibhu’s collection at the American talk show ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.’ 
 
The Orissa-born, New York-based designer has previously designed outfits for several international and Indian celebrities, such as Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, Sienna Miller, Glenn Close, Kajol and Deepika Padukone.
 
The designer, known for his exquisite evening wear collections, has studied fashion from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.
 
The couturier offers luxury women's ready to wear, couture and fur under his eponymous label. His collections are sold at upmarket stores like Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus in the United States.
 
The fashion designer has earlier worked with various eminent faces of the fashion industry like Halston and J. Mendel.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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