Sabyasachi making waves

The 28-year-old fashion designer, Sabyasachi Mukherjee has had it all from junk jewelry selling in Kolkata’s roadside shops to displaying his Milan Fashion Week collection in New Delhi. A NIFT summer graduate of 1999, he has three awards in his bag- The Best Design collection, the Ritu Kumar award for excellence in design and the Viewers Choice award. At the LIFW, in 2002 he made his debut where he earned accolades for his collection from the national and international press. Ever since he joined the industry of fashion ,he has been making waves.

The ‘Times of India- British Council’s most outstanding designer of India’ award earned Sabyasachi Mukherjee an internship in London. The philosophy of his design is clear and simple-‘personalized imperfection of the human hand’. The lifelong inspiration of this renowned designer has been deserts, gypsies, prostitutes and antique textiles. This fashion designer believes that the extension of one’s intellect is clothes.

He began his career as a costume designer at Bollywood, and in 2007 he has designed for the leading ladies of ‘Laaga Chunari Mein Daag’. This Kolkata designer’s unusual fabric, ‘fusion’ of style, ‘patch’ works give it an ‘An International styling with an Indian soul’. He was voted as one of the ten influential people by Asia Inc. a Singapore based business magazine where Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Sabeer Bhatia are included. The previewing of his Spring/Summer 2008 collection displayed in New York IMG Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week earned him lots of appreciation.