For his Spring 2012 collection, fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra derived inspiration from the erotically-charged, kinky but artistic, black-and-white work of Helmut Newton, who remains one of the most influential fashion photographers in history (just look at this photo of Linda Evangelista...

see Bibhu Mohapatra showing his collection on the runway this season–in the past, he's usually put together much smaller shows or presentations. I'm generally a big fan of low-key shows, but I must admit it was a nice change to see Bibhu's models sashaying down the runway. I had the great...

Inspired by Author Miller's classic play, The Crucible, Bibhu Mohapatra really created something magical. Theatrical smoke filled the room and Mozart played in the background as guests entered to view the presentation. Drawing inspiration from the time of the Salem witch trials, the...

Dark elegance, tribal artistry, and pure craftsmanship describe the new collection by Bibhu Mohapatra. Inspired by Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" and the old world's black magic rituals, the highly anticipated collection featured a tug of war of good vs. evil with the use of bold prints,...

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 The Box @ Lincoln Center Bibhu Mohapatra is a devotee of the modern side of pretty evening ensembles. This season, he was feeling much darker & more brooding as he showed a collection for Fall 2011 that is by far his darkest to date. I'm not just talking about...

This was Bibhu Mohapatra ‘s fourth season showing during New York Fashion Week, but his name was new to me and this was my first time seeing his work. Luckily, he opted to skip a big runway show in favor of a presentation–which (as I've said over and over again) is the best way to unveil a...

Awestruck was the feeling upon entering Bibhu Mohapatra 's Fall 2011 presentation during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.Set in the foggy darkness of the Box at the Lincoln Center, the collection inspired by Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" was simply stunning. On a white platform, statuesque models...

Wednesday, September 12th, 2013 The Studio, Lincoln Center Recent CFDA Designer Incubator "graduate" Bibhu Mohapatra looked to the runway for the second time in his short but illustrious career for Spring 2013 & sent out a quiet, but quintessentially "Bibhu" collection in the process. ...

Bibhu Mohapatra has been on a stellar rise in recent years. He is winning awards left and right, working along side of Prabal Garung and Waris Ahlwallia at the Fashion Incubator. His elegant evening gowns had a bit of 1930's silhouettes, fishtail hems and ombre colors. Embellishments were...

She stopped by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in a bold printed dress from Bibhu Mohapatra's Resort 2012 Collection: She gave a bit of edge to the frock with a silver metal belt. Check out her dress on the Resort 2012 runway. Yes FLOTUS! This is a great statement-making dress and she...

 

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