Amazing Arab Designers You Need to Know
Nowadays, fashion is an important part of the Middle East. Arab designers are making history in the international fashion world; from showcasing their new collections at the fashion weeks, to dressing Hollywood stars on the red carpets.
The fashion market is booming in the Arab world and there are more than thousands designers in the region. Let us have a closer look to a few trailblazers of the industry
- Elie Saab
Elie Saab is born in 1964 in Lebanon and is a self-taught fashion talent. He started to design at the young age of 9, making clothes for his sisters. Subsequently, he sold his creations to the women in his neighbourhood. Elie Saab is called “The Lebanese King of Couture” and “the king of Arab fashion designers”. In 1980, he started his business and specialized in bridal couture. The bridal gowns contain Swarovski crystals, pearls, detailed embroidery, lace and gemstones.
His great expertise and talent led to international success; Elie Saab has dressed celebrities including Rihanna, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Scarlet Johansson, Halle Berry, Angelina Jolie and many others