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Prabal Gurung was born in Singapore and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. He returns to Kathmandu every year to visit his family and to find inspiration on his shopping sprees.
Gurung studied at New Delhi’s Institute of Fashion Technology. He moved to New York in 1999, where he attended the Parsons School for Design and interned for Donna Karan. He was awarded the Best Designer Award at the annual Parsons/FIT design competition.
Prabal Gurung Fall 2014
For his 2017 New York Fashion Week show, Prabal Gurung cast diverse models, in both race and body type. Prabal Gurung uses the runway as a messaging system for political and social causes. His collection paid homage to women of America and Nepal of the 1940s.
Candice Huffine – New York Fashion Week 2017
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