“Sumit Dasgupta: Style That Sings” By Mehul Suthar

Sumit Dasgupta founded Sorbomangla Design Studio in 2008 and started the designing work under this brand name within relatives and close friend circle. He studied Fashion Technology from National Institute – Delhi.

He has travelled a lot covering cities like Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata; owing to his father’s transferable job. Sumit having a strong, educated family background with the inclination towards arts, since childhood he had an interest in sketching, colours, fabrics etc. His father is an engineer and mother is a professor in Accountancy, having a deep interest in sculptures. His grandfather started a business of fabrics with Jute, Khadi, Maslin etc., though belonging to a Zameendar family. His grandfather contributed towards freedom movement by giving khadi fabric to freedom fighters including Chittaranjan Das, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Subhash Chandra Bose.

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 In the 90s, Fashion Designing & Fashion Technology was not that popular. In 1994 Ritu Beri designed garments for Miss Universe Susmita Sen – this news inspired Sumit Dasgupta to pursue a career in fashion designing. After 10 years, in 2014, Miss Universe – Mansi Moghe, Miss India Earth – Prachi Mishra, Miss Asia Pacific World – Shruti Rana and Miss India International – Rochel Maria Rao walked the ramp showcasing garments designed by Sumit Dasgupta in the World Gold Council show presented by Azva at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.

 Sumit got his first chance to showcase his collection by Blender’s Pride Magical Nights in 2009. After that he has been invited to numerous shows like Signature Fashion Week, Blender’s Pride Fashion Week, Dehradun Fashion Week, World Gold Council Show, India International Jewelry Fashion week, India Jewelry Fashion Week, Rajasthan Fashion Week, India Lifestyle & Bridal Fashion Week, India Kids Fashion Week, Shades of India-Goa, Navi Mumbai Fashion Week to mention a few.

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 Sumit loves to work with Indian craft and textile. His designs are Indian Ethnic and Bridal wear. Every single outfit is crafted as the piece of art using a variety of fabrics like raw silk, chiffon, brocade, georgette, velvet and crepe. He expands his creative horizons and experiments with different weaving techniques like block printing, tie and dye, applique work, zari, aari, resham, gold and silver embroidery, gota, zardozi and Swarovski. His brilliant use of Resham work and designer laces, enhances the look of his outfits. The blend of traditional and contemporary elements makes his collection special. He very smoothly interweaves modern and royal lifestyle for men and women. His mastery in using shades of ivory, gold, silver, black, green, orange, mustard, pink, red and blue creates wonders and leaves his Indian and International audience spellbound.

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