For a young designer, Prabal Gurung has an impressive stock of celeb credits, including Carey Mulligan, Anne Hathaway, Thandie Newton, and Kristen Stewart. Then there’s MObama and Demi Moore, who famously took to Twitter to proclaim her love of PG. Still, Gurung could barely contain his excitement at last night’s Atelier Swarovski dinner when he pulled out his phone to show off a snapshot of the serious Bollywood trio he had the chance to dine with last week: legendary actress Shabana Azmi and major directors Mira Nair and Karan Johar. Azmi is in New York starring in the play Broken Images. Gurung hasn’t dressed her yet but hopes to. “I don’t really reach out to people, but she’s known about me for a while,” he said. He also revealed that Aishwarya Rai, who’s like Angelina Jolie and Julia Roberts rolled up into a single subcontinental supernova, has also expressed interest in borrowing a frock or two. That event should be a pretty major one with the family back in Nepal. But Gurung is taking things in stride. “It’s just fun for me. I’m not trying to be serious about it. I’m serious here,” he said, gesturing to the view from the Trump Soho’s 46th floor. Still, there’s nothing like your first celebrity love.

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