Asian-born talent lights up New York runway

Asian-born talent lights up New York runwayThe jet-set, models and fashion editors braved one of the coldest days of the year, picking their way through ice and huddling in fur coats in 16 degrees Fahrenheit (minus nine Celsius) weather outside. The Singapore-born, Nepal-raised and New York-trained Gurung is marking the sixth anniversary of his eponymous label, which has dressed the likes of First Lady Michelle Obama and Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge. He won rave reviews for his latest collection, which mixed sensuous negligee-style cocktail dresses with the comfort of sportswear, creating a sexy yet relaxed silhouette.