Le Mill’s co-founder Cecilia Morelli Parikh hosted a fashionable soiree at her concept store in Colaba to celebrate the launch fashion designer Prabal Gurung’s SS17 collection. Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez, Sophie Choudry, Cecilia Morelli and Anaita S Adanjania were dressed in Prabal Gurung. Others spotted at the event were Aishwarya Nair, Diva Dhawan, Gabriella Demetriades, Devita Saraf, Bandana Tewari, Kaykasshan Patel, Mallika Tarkas, Devika Bhojwani, Shaana Levy & Sheena Sippy.
Guests admired the SS17 collection from Prabal Gurung, who is also known to dress figures such as Michelle Obama and Kate Middleton as well as A-list Indian celebrities like Allia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif. Speaking at the event, Prabal Gurung said ‘’I design for a woman who is a global, glamorous explorer. Bombay is a key city in shaping this idea. The people, colors, textures, art, architecture and history of Bombay is incredibly inspiring. It feels wonderful to be back and I am so thankful to Cecilia for hosting this evening.” ‘’With a strong reputation for evening wear, Prabul adds this level of elegance and refinement to everything he does. Whether it’s adding fox fur to a sporty coat or using Nepalese cashmere for a sweater. It is this easy sophistication that I love about Prabul and why I wanted to bring him to India.’’ Said Cecilia Morelli Parikh, Co founder Le Mill.
Le Mill is a unique concept-store located in the heart of South Bombay, is the brainchild of Julie Leymarie and Cecilia Morelli-Parikh. It stocks brands like Alexander Wang, Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten and Balenciaga. Alongside fashion, a historic jewellery shop and home décor area all reside together with a private shopping salon. International labels sit alongside the new Indian voices of fashion, carefully curated to reflect the evolving sartorial tastes of a modern India.
Prabal Gurung was born in Singapore and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. With a focus on quality and innovation has placed Gurung at the forefront of American fashion with designs worn by leading ladies including First Lady Michelle Obama and The Duchess of Cambridge, to name a few. Notable accolades include the 2010 Ecco Domani Fashion Fund Award, 2010 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund runner up, USA Network’s Character Approved Award recipient in 2011, named goodwill ambassador of Maiti Nepal, a finalist of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, recipient of the 2011 CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear and was honored in 2015 with the inaugural Creativity Award from The Drawing Center.