HELLO, GOVERNOR: Talk a couple of good get.
Prabal Gurung, American vogue’s flag bearer for liberty, equality and justice for all, had New York Gov. Kathy Hochul entrance row at his present Wednesday night time.
In her first days on the job, after taking up for Andrew Cuomo when he resigned within the wake of sexual harassment claims, Hochul confirmed up not just for Gurung, however for the business.
“Your success is going to be a barometer of our success,” she informed Gurung backstage earlier than the present, wearing a colourful floral sheath by the Nepalese American designer. “So we can say yes, yes to the world that we continue to be the fashion capital of the planet.”
“You make me look good,” Gurung informed the governor, complimenting her look.
“I know you dressed some of my favorite people.…Kamala [Harris], Michelle [Obama] and others, you seem to do well with political women,” she responded.
“Because they inspire me,” mentioned Gurung, who for all of the soiled enterprise of politics has by no means misplaced the religion: “As an immigrant, I am still impressed by the resilience, optimism, and hope of New York.”
Masked up for his present in a park on the tip of Manhattan taking a look at each The Tribute in Light and the Statue of Liberty, his phrases resonated. The assortment that got here down the runway was additionally a beacon — one in every of his most interesting since he began in 2009.