3 posts tagged with Prabal Gurung
The Many Bags of Carey Mulligan

You should know up front that Carey Mulligan looks slightly terrified in several of these photos; the paparazzi attention that comes with being a world-famous actress doesn’t agree with her, and she seems to avoid …

It’s been months since Target and Neiman Marcus announced that they’d be teaming up with dozens of your favorite American designers to produce a chic, affordable line of holiday gifts, and a lot of you …

As soon as I saw fashion heavyweights on Twitter heralding Prabal Gurung 2011 as a return to glamour, I couldn’t wait to see the collection. The Vogue favorite and relative fashion newcomer has produced promising show after promising show for the past few seasons, and his latest work perfectly straddles the divide between traditional and edgy, with plenty of luxury thrown in for good measure.

Gurung continued the trend we’ve seen so far this week of using only a couple of colors against a neutral base, and the orange-reds and pinks felt current and popped nicely against the blacks and creams. The real story of this collection, though, is in Gurung’s expert embellishments, from gathered chiffon to gowns dripping with beadwork. It’s too early in the season’s presentations to say whether or not glamour is “back,” if it ever really left at all, but this collection certainly makes a compelling argument for its advent. (more…)