Bibhu Mohapatra (born 7 June 1972 in Rourkela, Odisha, India) is a New York-based fashion designer and costume designer. His creations have been featured in many fashion magazines including Vogue, In-Touch Magazine. DNA, New York Magazine, Time, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Gotham Magazine, Vogue,.In 2008 Mohapatra resigned from J. Mendel in order to establish his label, Bibhu Mohapatra -Purple Label. Since then, he has presented many collections of luxury women's ready to wear, couture and fur under his name in New York, Mumbai, Frankfurt, Beijing, and New Delhi. His collections are sold by many boutiques around the world, including Bergdorf Goodman in New York, Neiman Marcus, SAKS, and Nordstrom in the United States, Lane Crawford in China, and other boutiques around the world. Mohapatra served as the primary costume designer for the Verdi opera Aida debuted during the 2012 Summer season at the Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, NY. First Lady Michelle Obama is among Mohapatra's clients. On the charitable front, Bibhu has designed several collections of hand woven silk sari to help the traditional hand weavers in his home state of Odishia in India. Bibhu is a co-founder of The India Society. India Society is a New York based organization set up to assist students of fashion and fine art with tuition and internships at US based Universities. Mohapatra Launched a collection of diamond jewelry in India in 2016 with ForeverMark a division of Debeers. The first collection is called Artemis by Bibhu Mohapatra. "Artemis by Bibhu Mohapatra" The second Debeers collection was launched in 2019. Mohapatra lives and works in New York City.