Haute Couture. A French word tailored for some of our most talented Lebanese designers. In this article, we will introduce to you some of the best hidden Lebanese haute couture designers – Elie Saab and Reem Acra aren’t all that Lebanon has to offer! Some of these designers have probably made it to some of the biggest runways, and the sad part is, you’ve probably never heard of them, or let’s be honest, never heard of some of them.
Rony El Arief
Rony Al Arief’s fashion line emphasises on highlighting each woman’s elegance and unique character. The fascinating structure of each of his dresses elegantly shows off the beauty of womanly curves. From bridal dresses to evening dresses, his shop is full of mesmerising and entirely unique designs.
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Joanna T. Azar
Joanna T. Azar opened her colourful Maison de Haute Couture in Jal El-Dib, starting strong with her passion for fashion. Her exceptional gift of combining vivid fabrics together manages to take our breath away, with some of her hypnotising designs and delightfully alluring dresses.
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Kevork Makassian, a Lebanese Armenian designer, is well known for mixing different kinds of fabrics in his dresses. Combining his talent with a variety of styles, Kevork is well-known for his admiration of the woman’s figure, which is especially apparent in his latest line of chiffon laced dresses.
With Elie’s engineered-to-perfection dresses, he manages to combine structure with style with his fabric effortlessly, giving us some of the most luxurious and extravagant dresses a woman can show off her physique in. With a combination of coloured fabrics and elegant simple designs, getting inside one of his creations would certainly be an experience.
Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/elieawadatelier/
Romantic and feminine are two words to describe Sara Mrad’s designs. Sara Mrad’s dresses are designed with a rare sense of style that will fascinate you with the hidden details in each dress. Beautifully and uniquely made, these blush, pastel coloured gowns are made to make you feel like the royalty you are.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Sara-Mrad-212703238759086/
The son of a well known couturier, Tony Ward was meant to be in the fashion industry. Having his exclusive atelier in Moscow, he managed to captivate a number of celebrities and socialites with his alluring designs. Combining luxury with elegance in his ateliers, Tony Ward is destined to leave his signature in the fashion world.
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