Fashion Houston 2013 enticed its Houston audience with a host of very talented designers. Lights Camera Action Host Ruchi Mukherjee was thrilled to catch up with one of the celebrity fashion designers, who also happens to be a fellow Indian American, Bibhu Mohapatra. Born in Orissa, India, he now lives in New York City. Celebrities such as Hilary Swank, Gwyneth Paltrow, Glenn Close, Kristen Wiig, and Elisabeth Moss have all worn Bibhu’s designs, and he recently dressed the US First Lady, Michelle Obama.
As we sat down for a tête-à-tête at Elizabeth Anthony Esther Wolf in Uptown Park, we found out a few very interesting facts about Bibhu. He loves Bengali mustard fish, loves women in saris, and gets totally starstruck. Bibhu Mohapatra’s story is a true success story. He has been showcased at the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week with several awards under his belt.