New Video: Prabal Gurung Styles Me at Barney’s

Leandra Medine | October 5, 2011
Oh yeah, I said it. I meant it. I’ll be honest, I don’t typically like to let other people style me because, you know, half my business is about how I style myself and proverbially you too, readers. But when Barney’s acted as a broker for the biggest and best deal of the century: hey Man Repeller, Prabal wants to dress you, I thought to myself: who needs harem pants when you can have slim fit black fancy pants. If only because they most literally are fancy pants. There are, after all, multiple tiers of feathers in his chic, fluid collections and as I mentioned during the NYFW recap highlighting his show, Prabal Gurung has the most special ability to make women feel powerful. And who doesn’t want that? The particular collection shown (F/W 2011) below was inspired by Charles Dickens’ Ms. Havisham. She’d gone cookoo when left at the altar and it was then that her personality and evidently true style unveiled itself. You know the age old story, misery yields wild success. This then got me thinking, maybe I should get married. But that’s a task for another time, back to right now, or then. When I got to Barney’s on this sweet summer morning, I had the most magical a-ha moment of my thus far short lived career. He reads my blog everyday. 
…are you in love? I am.
  • Rachel

    Love this. Ms. Havisham rocks.

  • Lauren Kent

    This is amazing. You look so amazing in the gray coat!

  • A Better Roni

    This is so so so cool and fun. And you got to touch Prabal's smooth skin I always think "he has the smoothest skin!"

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  • Cristiana Nunes

    The clothes are incredible. I loved watchin the video!

  • CupcakesOMG!

    straight baller. damn, girl, for a man repeller, you should do attract a lot of 'em!


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  • Alyssa

    That is such a great photo of you and him. Great opportunity Leandra!

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  • chelseasgirl

    So awesome!!! Love love love Prabal! And you look AMAZING!


  • Anonymous

    so cute!!!

  • Serea

    You are unique girl!! Don´t Change.

  • @eleninyc

    I am in love. You look amazing!

  • Alison

    this is so great! congrats

    <3 Alison

  • Sofia Carvalho

    Really Great! I love all!

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  • Inhale | Fashion and Beauty

    Loved the video, congrats, love your unique style.

  • maverick diva

    LUCKY! Im obsessed with Prabal Gurrung, so my jealously is burnin up!

  • vanillachic

    That would be because you truly are an inspiration my dear! keep it coming! my fav is when you post more than once in one day 🙂

  • Anonymous

    you are amazing and Prabal is awesome
    what an amazing post, video and you are both stunning in the picture

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  • Margaret M.

    Pile it on baby! Love this.

  • things – collection

    I would like to have a best friend like Parbal!

  • Carolina Sundell

    I love love the grey coat your wearing with the black leather arms. HOT! It looked like you and Prabal were having a lot of fun 😉

  • Mandy

    So great! Lovely coat.


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  • Anonymous

    what song is playing 🙂

  • vanessa (the gal)

    I am in LOVE with that last jacket!! Hey if you get a sec check out my blog… I posted one of your fabulous NYFW outfits on it today!


    you're a lucky girl!!!!

  • DNA (designers+artists)

    Of course he reads your blog everyday, who doesn't?? xx

  • SS

    Oh my! Aren't u a lucky girl after all?

  • Laura

    i can't watch the video? is this because i am in the uk or because my computer is a piece of junk? xx

  • jessica wu

    i can't believe this. amazing opportunity! congrats!


  • Anonymous

    lucky you and lucky Prabal
    great combo
    great looks

  • kelly @ paper doll theory

    omigoodness. so jealous! love prabal! and love you! sounds like a fun time 🙂 big fan of your blog!


  • Irresistibly Beautiful

    It is so great, I like Prabal's work very much. His last collection is just outstanding))))) You are so lucky to meet him))))

  • Mallory Belter

    this rules.

    p.s. check out my skirt-over-pant outfit on polyvore. thanks for being the inspa!

    don't change. keep rockin

  • Sophie Loloi

    this is awesome! and you look amazing


  • Grace

    Nice coat!

    xx Grace

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  • Haley

    looks like so much fun, great vid!

  • Marcela

    pretty amazing to have Prabal read your blog on a daily basis, a truly great achievement!!! Your videos as hilarious as always, you never fail to entertain your readers!!!!

  • marysia reeves

    sooo in love!

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    adorable post. Love the photo of you two.

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  • Gabrielle

    This is amazing.. fabulous video!!! Your one lucky girl 🙂

  • izzi89

    Hahahah this video is hilarious, I loved it!!!! Lucky you!

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  • feesha

    "Talk about chest hair" hahaha I can't get enough of your videos! & that grey coat you're wearing at the end looks amazing on you.

  • MissLauraHueto

    WOOOOOOOOOOOWWW!!! I'm so jealouus!!! 😀 And happyyy! You must have had a blast!!

  • miss mary

    i may be experience a slight fit of jealousy at the moment. he is adorable. you go miss man repeller!


  • FashionableAwkward

    Love this so much. That gray jacket is so gorgeous.

  • Anonymous

    pure magic

  • Aitana

    this is so chiC*
    you are really funny 😉


  • Rima K.

    Wow, I really love it, I am!
    You're a funny girl, and I enjoy reading your blog =)

  • V

    he's so sweet!!! and i'm so jealous! that is awesome

  • Anonymous

    Holy shitballs. SO in love.

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    i am so JEALOUS. that is all.

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