I always love Prabal Gurung’s showmanship. There is a beauty beyond the clothing, a psychology to his army of women marching toward the light. His spring collection continues into those depths through layers and folds, textures and patterns that lead your eye endlessly in a dance inspired by the natural beauty of the Nepalese sky and spirituality of the Himalayas. Through his designs may at first glance look very feminine with the flick of ostrich feathers or sweep of chiffon, at closer examination there is a strength to the Gurung girl, seen through her razor backs, belting details or harness like bodices. According to Prabal, this is how he plays on the juxtaposition of traditional Nepalese dressing from childhood memories and androgynous American sportswear that lives outside his New York City studio walls today.
More on Prabal Gurung:
Studio Tour || Spring / Summer 2014 || Fall / Winter 2013 || Arriving at the CFDA Awards || Spring / Summer 2012
3 thoughts on “5 Fav Looks: Prabal Gurung”
I won’t lie, Prabal Gurung outdoes himself every. single. season. You’re right, this is not just fashion or clothing. It’s a philosophy. Love the third look. The marriage of sea colors is done ever so elegantly. x
How were you able to choose only 5 looks? And each one is so different. That ostrich feather one must have moved so beautifully!