Prabal Gurung’s favourite things

Mar 10 2010 by
Categories : Fashion

The New York-based designer shares his thoughts on steamed dumplings and Madonna with ELLE.

Fashion era
“The 1920s. I love Chanel and Paul Poiret.”

Dream client
“First Lady Michelle Obama, of course.”

Saturday morning finds you…
“In the East Village, in my coffee shop, Bean, with the newspapers or sketching.”

Signature scent
“Prada’s Amber Pour Homme.”

Comfort food
Nepalese food‹basically, steamed dumplings.”

Twitter faves

“Demi, Ashton, Derek Blasberg.”

Netflix queue
Pride and Prejudice, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, My Fair Lady, Wuthering Heights.”

Guilty pleasure
“Putting on ‘Holiday’ by Madonna and dancing alone in my room.”

Best. Book. Ever.
White Teeth by Zadie Smith. Beautiful, with brains.”

Desert island staple
“My sanity?”

“Memories. You can’t take it with you.”

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