Details that makes you wonder how many hours people took to design and put together that meticulous and ethereal garment. Nothing like you have seen before, a style that immediately reminds you of Saab. A designer that puts his whole heart into the creations he is a part of.
Elie Saab is one of the world´s famous designers, known by celebrities and fashion industry insiders. His creations have appeared on multiple fashion magazines, movie premiers, Oscars, Golden Globes and any event that requires style and high-end designs that will impress people. A picture that others will want to frame in their minds like a Picasso painting.
Saab was born in Lebanon, meanwhile the Lebanese civil war was happening, the designer as a fashion prodigy held his first show and opened his first atelier. One of his main production centers remains in Beirut, a place that is close to his heart. His passion as a fashion creator started since his childhood, he is an autodidactic that learned how to sew beautiful gowns that impressed his family and friends. He moved to Paris in 1981, the cradle of many designers to study fashion design.
In 1997, he introduced his first collection outside of his country in Rome. Saab was the first Arab that became a member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture.
In 1998, he presented his first line to be use in Milan and a fashion show in Monaco, that was attended by the princess Stephanie of Monaco. He was the first Lebanese designer to dress an Oscar-winner actress Halle Berry in 2002 with a flower-embroidered burgundy dress, a big milestone for his career.
The Queen Rania of Jordan chose to wear Elie Saab for her coronation. A dress with embroidery made of emeralds and diamonds, worth more than $2 million. An election full of class, a masterpiece that will never disappoint to the high-level requirements of the event. Saab makes his clients feel like princesses or queens with details that make you fall in love, a romantic story between the wearer and the design, both become a masterpiece.
“I like feminine elegance, not extravagance” stated Saab in an interview made to some fashion magazine. His style is hard unique, feminine, sophisticated and dreamy. A man that remains faithful to his roots, a Lebanese that had to work hard for his success.
Elie Saab said “my brand has no boarders, it is a universal language spoken by all people, and self-contain art. Its language is beauty”. Women from all over the world wear his unique designs, but there is one thing that unites them – all of them irradiate. Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Mila Kunis, Bella Hadid and Beyoncé, just to name a few among his celebrity clients.
His name has remained consistent at the eye of fashion for years. His lines, all consistent with his vision are: Haute Couture- dreamy creations, ready-to-wear, eye wear, accessories and fragrances. Multiple options to choose depending on the event. His stores are distributed over the world, at the top fashion places: Europe, Middle East, Australia, Canada, United Sated and China. The stores are worth visiting, full of magic and marvelous designs everywhere you look at.
“I think working in fashion was more my destiny than anything else” -, explained Saab. A destiny that is alive, a dream in a child´s heart that created an exclusive glamorous-focused and elegant designer brand that is at the top wish list of women around the world- what a gift to count with the creativity and vision of a man like Elie Saab!
In 2020, Elie Saab partnered with the Corporate Brand Maison and entered a new world by adding a luxurious and creative touch to furniture for Home and Hospitality Projects, a full elegant and glamorous collection. An exciting news for home decor followers that want to keep their home as chic as their closet.
His most recent collection, Ready-to-Wear Spring Summer 2021 named HYMNE À LA VIE that means “Hymn to Life”, a name that resembles the true power that can contain art while wearing it. A gratefulness that comes when using a vision put to life, a celebration that happens every time a woman uses one of his designs- no matter the event or country- wearing a Saab design is a day worth remembered.
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