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World’s top figures in Nepali fashion deginer Prabal Gurung’s design outfit

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 13, 2015

Prabal Gurung a 37 years old Nepali designer has gained a great heights in world fashion industry market. Prabal Gurung is a son of Nepali parents and was born in Singapore and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. He finished his high school education from St. Xavier’s School at Kathmandu and continued his designing career in New Delhi, India.

Now, Prabal Gurung is a very famous and outfits designed by him are used by most of the world’s top personalities including Michelle Obama, the first lady of United States of America. He had made his own brand in the market and his dresses are famous mostly for the celebrities around the world. Let’s see his out dresses covering the best figures in the world.


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Personality: Prabal Gurung

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 12, 2012

Prabal Gurung launched his first collection under his own name during New York Fashion Week in February 2009 at the FLAG Art Foundation in Chelsea. For Fall 2010, he staged his first runway show in the Tents at Bryant Park. Gurung’s designs have been worn by Michelle Obama, Demi Moore, Zoe Saldana and Oprah Winfrey. Gurung resides in New York City.

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Global Glory for NIFT Alumnus

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on March 18, 2011

Designer Prabal Gurung, an alumnus of Delhi’s National Institute of Fashion Technology, has been nominated for the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) awards, one of the world’s biggest honours in fashion. He has been nominated for the Swarovski Award for Womenswear along with French designer Joseph Altuzarra and American actress-designer duo Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

Gurung, in his thirties, was born in Singapore, grew up in Nepal and studied fashion in Delhi, where he worked with Manish Arora among others. In 1999, he began his career in New York, interning for Donna Karan while attending Parsons School of Design. When he did launch out on his own, Gurung’s collection won rave reviews from the international media who commented on his YSL-style classic design sensibility. Today, he counts Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Demi Moore among his clientele. In November, Gurung won the 2010 CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund award. Will he be just as lucky this time around? The awards will be announced in Lincoln Center, New York, on June 6 this year.



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Michelle Obama Dons Prabal Gurung Dress For 2011 Governors Diner (PHOTOS)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 28, 2011

Congratula­tion and good luck to you Prabal!:))­)
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Michelle Obama Wears Prabal Gurung Dress, Fallon Necklace on ‘Oprah’

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on January 31, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama appeared on “Oprah” Jan. 27 wearing a sleeveless fuchsia Prabal Gurung sheath dress and Fallon “Victoria Royal” necklace, that had the designers celebrating with congratulatory tweets.

Obama, who has worn Gurung for important occasions before, slipped on the chic and simple fitted dress for a poignant and somewhat somber episode of Oprah Winfrey’s popular talk show.

The First Lady, along with former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward, appeared to bring attention to American soldiers injured or lost in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as their surviving families. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nepal: Nepali Designer Cracked New York

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on June 11, 2010


The young Nepalese fashion designer Prabal Gurung has been courted by the world’s top style magazines and won

Just a year after launching his namesake brand, Prabal Gurung won the support of US Vogue Editor Anna Wintour

plaudits for his creations from some of Hollywood’s best-known actresses.

But it was not until Michelle Obama attended a function wearing a dress he designed that his parents, who live in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, finally believed he had made it.

“My mom had always kind of brushed off my success. She would say, ‘Talk to me when Michelle Obama wears one of your designs,’” Gurung, who lives in New York, told AFP during a recent visit to his native Nepal.

“She was the first person I called when I heard the news.”

Gurung, who will not give his exact age but is in his 30s, is one of the hottest young fashion designers in New York.

Demi Moore has tweeted his praises, Rachel Weisz appeared on the red carpet wearing one of his dresses, and the hugely influential editor of American Vogue, Anna Wintour, has given him her backing.

But in Nepal, where making clothes is seen as menial work for women and people from low castes, he is rarely even recognised.

“Of course, I am not as famous as (local actor) Bhuwan KC,” jokes Gurung, whose dresses sell from 1,400 dollars — almost four times the average annual salary in Nepal. Read the rest of this entry »

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