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Mohapatra chats about his line
His creations have been featured in many fashion magazines including In-Touch Magazine. DNA, New York Magazine, Time, Forbes,Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Gotham Magazine, Vogue, Following J. Mendel's Spring 2008 collection. Mohapatra resigned from J. Mendel in order to establish his own label, Bibhu Mohapatra. Since then, he has presented many collections of luxury women's ready to wear, couture and fur under his name in New York, Mumbai, Frankfurt, Beijing, and New Delhi. His collections are sold by Bergdorf Goodman in New York, Neiman Marcus, SAKS, and Nordstrom around the United States, Lane Crawford in China, and other boutiques around the world
Mohapatra served as the costume designer for the Verdi opera Aida debuted during the 2012 Summer season at the Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, NY.
First Lady Michelle Obama is among Monhapatra's clients.
Mohapatra has designed a collection of hand woven silks to help the traditional weavers in his home state of Orissa in India
Mohapatra Launched a collection of diamond jewelry in India in 2016 with ForeverMark a division of Debeers. The first collection is called "Artemis by Bibhu Mohapatra"
Mohapatra currently lives and works in New York City.