Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for his brand of wedding clothes Sabyasachi, opens its first store in New York in the fall of 2022.
Sabyasachi is one of the most influential bridal wear designers, according to an in-depth profile article in The New York Times Magazine. The store is located on Christopher Street and features over $1 million worth of artwork.
Over the past five years, several influential actors and actresses have been outfitted by Sabyasachi for their own weddings. Some of the popular couples include Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas; Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh; Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli; Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor.
Isha Ambani, daughter of India’s richest man, also got her outfits for her wedding festivities from Sabyasachi.
Sabyasachi will also finalize a line of beauty products and prepare a jewelry pop-up at Bergdorf Goodman in 2023, as part of its global expansion.
In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, he said he hoped to introduce Americans to “the intricate artistry and exuberance of Indian weavings, embroidery and craftsmanship”.
Having founded his own label with Rs. 20,000 from his father and sister, the brand now employs 1,000 artisans, 500 full-time staff and has commissioned work from thousands more ranging from jewelers, weavers, dyers and engravers.