Bibhu Mohapatra receives standing ovation for his exquisite spring 2020 collection

Bibhu Mohapatra‘s spring/summer 2020 runway show took place today at Spring Studios in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood.

There was not an empty seat in the house, with celebrities, editors and fashion industry influencers alike all in attendance to view the much anticipated collection of Bibhu’s namesake label.

His exquisite offerings of day and evening wear earned him a standing ovation. 

Fashion Week: Bibhu Mohapatra 's spring/summer 2020 runway show took place today at Spring Studios in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood

Fashion Week: Bibhu Mohapatra 's spring/summer 2020 runway show took place today at Spring Studios in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood

Fashion Week: Bibhu Mohapatra ‘s spring/summer 2020 runway show took place today at Spring Studios in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood

'The creatives of my spring 20 collection is driven by the book: 'Nothing Personal'

'The creatives of my spring 20 collection is driven by the book: 'Nothing Personal'

'Nothing Personal' was published in 1963, a project by former high school friends, James Baldwin and Richard Avedon,' shared Bibhu

'Nothing Personal' was published in 1963, a project by former high school friends, James Baldwin and Richard Avedon,' shared Bibhu

Inspiration: ‘The creatives of my spring 20 collection is driven by the book: ‘Nothing Personal’, published in 1963, a project by former high school friends, James Baldwin and Richard Avedon,’ shared Bibhu

‘The creatives of my spring 20 collection is driven by the book: ‘Nothing Personal’, published in 1963, a project by former high school friends, James Baldwin and Richard Avedon,’ shared Bibhu.

‘In 1960, both artists joined their artistic voices and conducted a creative examination of American identity and individuality.

‘With this collection I celebrate the American beauty and it’s diverse identity of strength, courage and originality.’

Be you: 'With this collection I celebrate the American beauty and it's diverse identity of strength, courage and originality'

Be you: 'With this collection I celebrate the American beauty and it's diverse identity of strength, courage and originality'

Be you: ‘With this collection I celebrate the American beauty and it’s diverse identity of strength, courage and originality’

Showstopping looks included the color mango

Showstopping looks included the color mango

Showstopping looks included the color mango

Showstopping looks included the color mango

Hot spring shade: Showstopping looks included the color mango

Couture: Never-before-seen silhouettes, like the black vine guipure skirt and pleated tulle and cotton cardigan, worn over a sky cotton tunic shirt in look 3, wowed the crowd

Couture: Never-before-seen silhouettes, like the black vine guipure skirt and pleated tulle and cotton cardigan, worn over a sky cotton tunic shirt in look 3, wowed the crowd

Couture: Never-before-seen silhouettes, like the black vine guipure skirt and pleated tulle and cotton cardigan, worn over a sky cotton tunic shirt in look 3, wowed the crowd

He delivered on what he’s known for, including intricate handwoven embroideries, sumptuous textiles and impeccable garment construction. 

And wowed with interesting never-before-seen silhouettes, like the black vine guipure skirt and pleated tulle and cotton cardigan, worn over a sky cotton tunic shirt in look 3.

Standout pieces included the color mango, which is sure to be next season’s most popular shade.

Look 8’s mango crepe double breasted vest suit was beautifully styled with a pleated tulle cotton tunic.

Showstopping dresses including look 34, a blush and black silk barathea gown with train and look 35, a mango pleated tulle gown with blush bodice accented by crystal medallions.

Ending on a high note, the ivory and black point d’esprit gown with paradise flower embroidery closed the show. 

Look 35: A mango pleated tulle gown with blush bodice accented by crystal medallions

Look 35: A mango pleated tulle gown with blush bodice accented by crystal medallions

Look 35: A mango pleated tulle gown with blush bodice accented by crystal medallions

Look 34 and the final dress in the collection turned heads

Look 34 and the final dress in the collection turned heads

Look 34 and the final dress in the collection turned heads

Look 34 and the final dress in the collection turned heads

Showstoppers: Look 34 and the final dress in the collection turned heads

Effortless: Key makeup artist Dana Arcidy used Amarte skincare to create clean, fresh skin for the models and Alima Pure products for a natural makeup look

Effortless: Key makeup artist Dana Arcidy used Amarte skincare to create clean, fresh skin for the models and Alima Pure products for a natural makeup look

Effortless: Key makeup artist Dana Arcidy used Amarte skincare to create clean, fresh skin for the models and Alima Pure products for a natural makeup look

The runway looks were beautifully styled by Cat Pope. 

To match the glamour of the clothing, Matthew Curtis and his team created eye-catching hairdos consisting of side swept tresses accented by crystals on one side. 

Key makeup artist Dana Arcidy used Amarte skincare to create clean, fresh skin for the models and Alima Pure products for a natural makeup look.

Beauty was made complete with manicures by Naomi Yasuda at Management Artists.

For that extra little sparkle, models wore jewelry from the Forevermark Artemis Collection, set with rare and responsibly sourced Forevermark diamonds. 

Judith Lieber handbags and belts provided the final touches. 

The looks were styled by Cat Pope

The looks were styled by Cat Pope

The looks were styled by Cat Pope

The looks were styled by Cat Pope

Beautifully arranged: The looks were styled by Cat Pope

For that extra little sparkle, models wore jewelry from the Forevermark Artemis Collection, set with rare and responsibly sourced Forevermark diamonds

For that extra little sparkle, models wore jewelry from the Forevermark Artemis Collection, set with rare and responsibly sourced Forevermark diamonds

For that extra little sparkle, models wore jewelry from the Forevermark Artemis Collection, set with rare and responsibly sourced Forevermark diamonds

For that extra little sparkle, models wore jewelry from the Forevermark Artemis Collection, set with rare and responsibly sourced Forevermark diamonds

Bling: For that extra little sparkle, models wore jewelry from the Forevermark Artemis Collection, set with rare and responsibly sourced Forevermark diamonds

Job well done: His exquisite offerings of day and evening wear earned him a standing ovation

Job well done: His exquisite offerings of day and evening wear earned him a standing ovation

Job well done: His exquisite offerings of day and evening wear earned him a standing ovation

 

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