Bibhu Mohapatra to showcase at 'Make in Odisha Conclave' 2018
Indian designer Bibhu Mohapatra will showcase her collection at a fashion show during the forthcoming Make in Odisha Conclave (MIO) 2018 on November 13 in Odisha.
The event is being organised by the Odisha government, in collaboration with the National Institute of Fashion Technology, and other stakeholders.
Odisha-based handloom work will be showcased in the draping of saris and local textile pieces by the designer through a fashion show. The show will be followed by a TED-style talk by the designer on the creative economy, which would touch upon his personal journey from Rourkela to New York and his experience of starting a label.
"I am honoured to be invited by the Odisha government to be part of the Make in Odisha Conclave 2018. Having lived the first 23 years of my life here before moving to the U.S., Odisha has always been close to my heart. I look forward to sharing my experiences with the audience at MIO and help showcase Odisha's creative potential to the world," Mohapatra, founder, and CEO, Bibhu, said in a statement.
The second edition of the biennial Make in Odisha Conclave 2018 has been scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar from November 11-15.
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