These are the Lebanese fashion designers whose gowns dazzle the world - The961

These are the Lebanese fashion designers whose gowns dazzle the world

They make us proud!

Lebanese designers make us proud abroad! Their designs steal the limelight at red carpet events every time!

Elie Saab

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Elie Saab is, without a doubt, one of the world's greatest fashion designers. He is a regular in international fashion shows and has many boutiques spread across Europe, North America and in the Middle East! Elie Saab's gowns steal the limelight on every red carpet!

This year, Forbes named him the best fashion designer from the Middle East! We are not surprised at all!

Zuhair Murad

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Zuhair Murad's gowns are breathtaking! The Ras Baalbek native got a degree in fashion design in Paris.

The world-acclaimed designer dressed international celebrities such as Blake Lively, Marion Cotillard, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, and Taylor Swift.

Murad owns many boutiques and showrooms across the globe.

Reem Acra

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Reem Acra is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America and the Bridal Council of America, and serves on the Board of the Dubai Design and Fashion Council. She was named the 7th most powerful Arab woman in the world by Forbes.

Her gowns appeared on the red carpet events such as the Oscars, Grammys and cGolden Globes. She dressed celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Halle Berry and Selena Gomez.

Reem Acra combines traditional designs with modern aesthetics.

Krikor Jabotian

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Krikor Jabotian graduated from ESMOD Beirut. The couture designer is famous for using rich and voluminous fabrics.

He was inspired by his father who is a jeweler, according to a source. Jabotian's gowns combine classic designs with modern aesthetics.

Hussein Bazaza

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Hussein Bazaza developed an interest in art from an early age. He studied fashion design and pattern making at ESMOD Beirut.

He received the prestigious Elle Style Award “Best Upcoming Middle East Designer” in December 2013. 

Nicolas Jebran

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Nicolas Jebran's love of art as a child led him to fashion school. His brand consists of dresses, accessories, shoes, and bags. 

Jebran also dressed celebrities all over the globe. 

Tony Ward

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Tony Ward was familiar with fashion at an early age since his father Elie Ward is a well-known couturier based in Beirut. 

He enrolled in the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in France. Ward worked at Lanvin, Dior, and Chloé before launching his brand in Lebanon. Tony Ward was chosen to dress the 12 finalists of the Miss France 2015.

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