Designer Biography: Prabal Gurung

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Born in Singapore and raised in Nepal, designer Prabal Gurung studied in both India and at New York’s Parsons School of Design before moving onto various styling jobs. After a two year stint with Cynthia Rowley’s design team, he was appointed design director at Bill Blass. After five years, he left to start his own label in 2009. He has become one of America’s most promising design talents, and his creations have been worn by First Lady Michelle Obama, Nicki Minaj and Demi Moore.