Gurung http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31773/all en Alexander Wang works magic at New York fashion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/alexander-wang-works-magic-at-new-york-fashion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Alexander Wang, the precocious designer chosen to head the venerable Balenciaga, did not disappoint his legions of admirers at New York Fashion Week, presenting a sophisticated and occasionally humorous collection Saturday.</p> <p>In the sumptuous Cunard Building down in Manhattan's financial district, the 29-year-old Californian designer of Taiwanese descent sent out about 40 models in single or two-color outfits.</p> <p>The music on the runway was "Eye of the Tiger," of "Rocky" boxing film fame, but instead of Sylvester Stallone's boxing gloves, there were huge black fur mittens.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/alexander-wang-works-magic-at-new-york-fashion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Gurung Sports Surnames AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 04:46:01 +0000 5751523 at http://www.globalpost.com J.Crew creates CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Capsule http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130510/jcrew-creates-cfdavogue-fashion-fund-capsule <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>American retailer J. Crew has teamed up with the winners of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion fund award for an exciting capsule collection. </p> <p>Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman, shoe designer Tabitha Simmons and jeweler Jennifer Meyer all took home top prizes at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund awards late last year. </p> <p>The pieces are set to launch online from May 22 but, starting this week, J.Crew is letting eager fans sign up to get access to the collections a day early. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130510/jcrew-creates-cfdavogue-fashion-fund-capsule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gurung J.Crew Prabal Gurung Health and Home Fri, 10 May 2013 11:00:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5834836 at http://www.globalpost.com J.Crew creates CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Capsule http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130510/jcrew-creates-cfdavogue-fashion-fund-capsule <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>American retailer J. Crew has teamed up with the winners of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion fund award for an exciting capsule collection. </p> <p>Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman, shoe designer Tabitha Simmons and jeweler Jennifer Meyer all took home top prizes at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund awards late last year. </p> <p>The pieces are set to launch online from May 22 but, starting this week, J.Crew is letting eager fans sign up to get access to the collections a day early. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130510/jcrew-creates-cfdavogue-fashion-fund-capsule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gurung J.Crew Prabal Gurung Well being Fri, 10 May 2013 11:00:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5834837 at http://www.globalpost.com J.Crew creates CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Capsule http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130510/jcrew-creates-cfdavogue-fashion-fund-capsule <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>American retailer J. Crew has teamed up with the winners of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion fund award for an exciting capsule collection. </p> <p>Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman, shoe designer Tabitha Simmons and jeweler Jennifer Meyer all took home top prizes at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund awards late last year. </p> <p>The pieces are set to launch online from May 22 but, starting this week, J.Crew is letting eager fans sign up to get access to the collections a day early. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130510/jcrew-creates-cfdavogue-fashion-fund-capsule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gurung J.Crew Prabal Gurung Tourism Fri, 10 May 2013 12:30:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5834845 at http://www.globalpost.com Rock chicks and futuristic chic hit NY fashion week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130907/rock-chicks-and-futuristic-chic-hit-ny-fashion-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>From Prabal Gurung's futuristic Marilyn Monroe to Jill Stuart's 1970s rock chick and sensual but modest Lacoste, designers unveiled a vast array of spring looks Saturday in New York.</p> <p>Singapore-born Gurung -- whose creations have been worn by Kate Middleton, Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey -- went to extremes to "preserve an elegant woman who is more and more rare."</p> <p>Gurung's dresses and skirts fell mid-calf, some elegantly off-shoulder, in pastel pink, lavender, canary yellow, green or bold prints. Lips were bright pink and tangerine while hair was slicked back.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130907/rock-chicks-and-futuristic-chic-hit-ny-fashion-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gurung Human Interest Nepalese people Prabal Gurung AFP Sat, 07 Sep 2013 23:49:12 +0000 5927478 at http://www.globalpost.com Alexander Wang unveils masculine but flirty spring look http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130907/alexander-wang-unveils-masculine-flirty-spring-look <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Alexander Wang's masculine but flirty spring collection, unveiled Saturday, quite literally bore his mark: the fashion prince lasered his name as a motif on most of the pieces.</p> <p>The 29-year-old, who was appointed creative director of Spain's Balenciaga last year, used the tiny cut-out -- you might have to squint to see it -- on sleeves, bodices and entire dresses.</p> <p>While the ubiquitous bare midriff cropped up, Wang took a new twist on the trend, with boxy tops, jackets and slouchy jerseys opening in a triangle from below the chest.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130907/alexander-wang-unveils-masculine-flirty-spring-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gurung Human Interest Nepalese people Prabal Gurung Social Issues AFP Sun, 08 Sep 2013 03:45:40 +0000 5927533 at http://www.globalpost.com Top NYC designer laughs off streaker, showcases Nepal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140208/top-nyc-designer-laughs-streaker-showcases-nepal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>One of New York's top designers has thrust Nepal onto the map of high fashion, unveiling one of the most exciting catwalk shows of the season, inspired by his Himalayan homeland.</p> <p>Award-winning designer Prabal Gurung unveiled his fall/winter 2014 season in the cavernous recesses of New York's Moynihan Station on Saturday, watched by a packed house led by style queen Anna Wintour.</p> <p>Within minutes, a male streaker wearing a raincoat, gold crown, red socks and leopard print thong dashed across the catwalk and dropped to his knees.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140208/top-nyc-designer-laughs-streaker-showcases-nepal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anna Wintour Gurung Surnames AFP Sun, 09 Feb 2014 03:02:54 +0000 6065362 at http://www.globalpost.com