The Prettiest Pictures from Backstage at Prabal Gurung During #NYFW

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Photo: Shawn Brackbill

Prabal Gurung (pronounced: PRUH-bul GOOH-roong) holds one of the hottest tickets in town. And for good reason. The designer has built his brand on crafting beautiful pieces beloved by A-list stars and one First Lady (Michelle Obama). For his spring/summer 2015 show, Gurung strung together a stunning collection that transported show-goers to the Himalayan mountains of his native Nepal with a collage of scenic prints, sporty trekking pants, and a color palette of aquas and purples.

But how did that all come to be? We got backstage access and chronicled the makings of a Prabal Gurung show with the prettiest snaps, from stunning camera-ready models to close-ups that zero in on exquisite detailing.

Relive the Prabal Gurung show with our stunning photo diary of everything that went on behind the scenes.

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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A closer look at the ethereal lavender Prabal Gurung creation and the glittery layer underneath.

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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Slicked-back hair and minimal makeup at Prabal Gurung.

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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Camera-ready from every single angle.

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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Hair? Check. Makeup? Check. Clothes? Check. Almost showtime.

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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A lineup of blocked prints and colors.

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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Feathers and sequins galore!

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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Zeroing in on Prabal Gurung's debut footwear collection; each style is named after a famous female artist.

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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A snap of the finale look (and the fluffing of the train).

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Prabal Gurung

Fashion Week Backstage: Prabal Gurung
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Ostrich feathers that swish with every step.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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Wang's sportswear pieces get the couture-caliber treatment for spring 2015.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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Beauty notes: muted eyebrows and slick high-shine low-slung ponytails.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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The stunning model line-up for Alexander Wang.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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A model offers a shy smile during a contouring job.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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The man himself is all smiles before showtime.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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Photo inception: A shot of a model aiming for a shot. (We're more than obsessed with her amazing color-block camera.)

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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All done up and waiting for somewhere to go.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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Twinning it up in sporty mesh flared dresses.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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Yin and yang.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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When Nike FlyKnit trainers come to life.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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The future of fashion hints at strong graphics, sporty silhouettes, and provocative cut-outs.

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Alexander Wang

Backstage Fashion week: Alexander Wang
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Go time, from backstage to the runway.

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Boss

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The finished look-a soft smoky eye and petal pink lips.

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The view from the 54th floor of 4 World Trade Center.

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Slick strands and natural makeup.

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Photographic documentation of the final beauty look.

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Backstage Hugo Boss
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Belts and sunglasses galore.

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All smiles backstage.

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Backstage Hugo Boss
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Sleek and shiny strands.

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Boss

Backstage Hugo Boss
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Architectural lines and gladiator sandals ruled the runway.

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Backstage Hugo Boss
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Graphic color-block accessories hit the runway.

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A modern proposal for evening.

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For the finale: Translucent layers and fluid silhouettes glided down the runway.

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Jason Wu's celebratory lap.

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