Early 2001, sabyasachi won the Femina British Council's most outstanding young Designer of India award, which took him to London for an internship with Georgina Von Etzdorf, an eclectic designer based in Salisbury. Returning home with edgier ideas, sabyasachi started retailing at all major stores in India, in 2002, Sabyasachi participated at the India Fashion week where his debut collection earned him rave reviews from the national and international press.
On a cover by Women's Wear Daily, considered the most coveted international trade magazine, he was reckoned as the future of Indian fashion.He pioneered the use of Indian textiles, -albeit in a modern context. His unique contribution was the use of indigenous methods like bandhani, gota work, block printing, hand dyeing etc in construction of modern silhouettes.
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