Elie Saab is a Lebanese fashion designer. His main workshop is in Lebanon, with additional workshops in Milan and Paris.
In 1981 Saab moved to Paris to study fashion, and later returned to Beirut to open his fashion label in 1982, when he was 18 years old, with a team of 15 employees.
At first, his atelier was specialized in bridal couture making wedding dresses and gowns using rich fabrics, lace, detailed embroidery, pearls, crystals and silk threads.
In Beirut, his reputation grew from dressing the women in his neighborhood, and was soon enhanced by high society women who began sporting his designs.
Elie Saab’s style is a unique fusion of western and eastern culture. He uses noble materials such as taffeta, organza, noble and satin paired with more fluid and light fabrics.
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