Born in 1979 in Singapore Prabal Gurung is a Nepalese-American fashion designer based in New York City.
In 1999 Gurung moved from New Delhi to New York City where he attended Parsons School of Design and studied under an internship with Donna Karan. His launched his collection PRABAL GURUNG during Fashion Week in February 2009 with the FLAG Art Collection. His success was not late designing for first lady Michelle Obama and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.
He received the CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear (2011)and later on won the Drawing Award from the Creativity Center (2015).