Monday, April 18, 2011

Spotlight on

INDIAN fashion Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Sabyasachi Mukherjee was born in Kolkata, India. After +2 from St. Xavier's College, Calcutta, he graduated from NIFT Kolkata with three major awards in 1999. After graduation, He launched his own label by the same name and currently has retails at New Delhi -Carma & Ogaan, ; Mumbai -Melange & Ensemble ; Kolkata-Espee & Intrigue, and Hyderabad- Origins and Oorja.
Following graduation, after three months he launched his eponymous label, and his designs currently retail in various major stores.
In 2001, Sabyasachi won the Femina British Council most outstanding young Designer of India award, which took him to London for an internship with Georgina Von Etzdorf, a designer based in Salisbury. He made his international label by winning the grand winner award at Mercedes New Asia fashion week in Singapore in 2003.
In 2004, he took part in the Kuala Lampur fashion week, and Lakme India Fashion Week (LIFW).
He earned the distinction of being the only Indian designer invited to showcase at the Milan Fashion Week 2004 and was voted by Asia Inc, a Singapore based business magazine, as one of the ten most influential Indians in Asia.
In 2005, he designed the costumes for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film, Black, Baabul (2006), and Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (2007). He also designed costumes for the cast of Paa (2010), Raavan (2010) and Guzaarish (2010).

Sabyasachi's designs have always been a mix of the great Indian traditional crafts along with a modern taste to them. His silhouettes are contemporary with fabulous mix of textures and embellishments. He never fails to surprise his audience. His fashion shows are always unique with a sense of vintage in them, the story telling is a masterpiece, and gripping. In total, he is one major designer to watch out for in the coming years...!

Check out the grand finale at 2011 Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week, India:
Sabyasachi - the 'King of Kitsch' enthralled the audiences with a splendid tribute to contemporary & classic fashion... The ramp came alive with the vibrant collection as the popular jazz band Ronnie Montrose and performer Kiya from London opened with a stellar performance...
Set against a backdrop of life size iconic fashion bibles, the all black wooden ramp was bedecked with flamboyant colourful bulbs!
The collection was stunning and the show, yet again, was a treat for the senses!


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