I must say that when it comes to the fashion industry, the Indian fashion designers have never failed to make their country proud with their deep-rooted Indian design traditions. Right from ethnic to the everyday outfits, Indian fashion designers know the art of making them look absolutely striking.
Wearing a Sabyasachi outfit is almost every girl’s dream! Today’s blog is all about the ace Indian fashion designer, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and his inspirational success story in the world of fashion. He is one such renowned name in the fashion industry.
Sabyasachi was born to a middle-class Bengali family in Kolkata. Since childhood, he had a keen interest in handicrafts and craftsmanship. After completing his education in one of the most prestigious fashion schools in India, NIFT his career in the fashion industry began.
In the beginning Sabyasachi started his own workshop with just three people. And in the year he made his debut in the ‘India Fashion Week’ in the year 2002. The Women’s Wear Daily praised and proclaimed him as the future of Indian Fashion and this comment encouraged him to further follow his dream.
When I hear Sabyasachi’s name I hear sarees. He has become very successful in the bridal business particularly for both men and women. No other designer can even match his level. The way Sabyasachi blends traditional textiles with modern designs is absolutely amazing. This ace designer has done a lot in reshaping and revamping the traditional Indian outfits, making them famous all over the world. His extraordinary creative vision has made him soar to great heights while staying rooted to all the inherent glamour and tradition that India has to offer in the realm of fashion.
In one of his interviews, Sabyasachi described his style as ‘personalized imperfection of the human hand’. From beautifully and seamlessly woven Sarees, Lehengas to Salwar Kameez, Sabyasachi has an expertise in Indian wear.
Not just this but Sabyasachi Mukherjee is a very famous name in the Bollywood glitterati too. Many Bollywood divas like Aishwarya Rai, Sri Devi, Vidya Balan, Rani Mukherjee, Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu, Hema Malini, all have put on a Sabyasachi sari or salwar. He has also designed costumes for many Hindi movies like Guzaarish, Raavan and Black to name a few. He made his fashion label Sabyasachi’s debut in the film industry with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Black for which he won the National Award in 2005 for the Best Costume Designer for a feature film.
Since last 15 years, Sabyasachi is giving his pioneer contribution and propagated the use of handlooms with his all the creations. Adding more to his career, the designer has won several awards from Mercedez-Benz New Asia Fashion Week and Lakme Fashion Week. He was also given the distinctions of being the first Indian designer to showcase his designs at Milan Fashion Week.
Currently, Sabyasachi Mukherjee has a self-made company with a lucrative bridal business as well as important Bollywood costume projects. Through the use of indigenous crafts namely the process of weaving and dying the fabric he has s lead the Indian designers into a broader and immensely profitable international fashion market.