US First Lady Michelle Obama donned a knee-length floral dress by Indian designer Bibhu Mohapatra as she landed here for a three-day visit along with her husband, President Barack Obama.
Michelle, 51, descended from Air Force One wearing the printed dress, teamed with a matching coat and black pumps.
Mohapatra, who is based in New York, hails from Rourkela in Odisha. The designer took to twitter to confirm the news, writing, “The President and the First Lady arrive in #India. @flotus wearing @bibhumohapatra #spring15 poppy.” He also posted a picture along side his tweet.
Check out Bibhu Mohapatra tweet:
Photoset: The President and First Lady arrive in India. The First Lady, Michelle Obama is wearing a dress… https://t.co/ELDoqAi7YR
— Bibhu Mohapatra (@BibhuMohapatra) January 25, 2015
Michelle had earlier worn a piece from Mohapatra’s collection during an appearance on ‘Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ in 2012.