Michelle Obama Picks Bibhu Mohapatra design for India Trip


Its a proud moment for every Odia.Bibhu Mohapatra who hailed from Odisha came full circle as a designer this weekend and he has First Lady Michelle Obama to thank for it.FLOTUS made a splash in one of his outfits — a floral print dress and matching coat — as she disembarked from Air Force One with her husband President Obama and greeted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi at the start of a three-day visit.As per news,Bibhu Mohapatra told WWD that he was “beyond ecstatic” upon confirming that she chose one of his outfits, a printed crepe dress and a silk and wool cut-away jacket from his spring collection. He said he worked on the outfit in preparation for the first couple’s trip to India and received a text from India while at a dinner party on Saturday night about Obama possibly wearing his design as she departed from AF1. But it wasn’t until he saw the Delhi arrival videos and images that he could confirm it.