Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2016

Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2016

Inspired by artist sisters from early 20th-century Italy, the designer infused his resort collection with painterly florals and polished pleated skirts.

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2015

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2015

It’s abundantly clear the designer knows how to make his ladies look great with sleek, no-fuss dresses and luxurious outerwear.

Backstage at Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2015

Backstage at Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2015

WWD went behind the scenes at the spring show.

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2015

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2015

The designer looked to writer and political activist Nancy Cunard as inspiration for his spring collection.

Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2015

Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2015

“My woman buys these clothes to celebrate the holidays, not to take them traveling on a yacht,” said Bibhu Mohapatra of resort.

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2014

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2014

Tibet’s vast landscapes and unique craftsmanship served as drawing points for the designer.

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2014

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Spring 2014

The designer used delicate pleating techniques to reflect graceful motion and large florals to inject the lineup with cheerful spring color.

Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2014

Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2014

Inspired by Pondicherry, a former French colony in southern India, the designer took cues from colonial architecture and interiors for his resort collection.

Front Row at Bibhu Mohapatra

Actress Julie Benz had an early start to catch Bibhu Mohapatra’s 9 a.m. show Wednesday.

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2013

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2013

The designer looked to Man Ray’s images to inform his fall collection.