Elie Saab is a Lebanese fashion designer. His main workshop is in Lebanon, with additional workshops in Milan and Paris. He started his business in the early 1980s and specialized in bridal couture. He is the first Arab to be admitted to the fashion industry's governing body, Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. Saab appeared as a judge on Project Runway: Middle East in 2016. As of March 2017, his couture collections are available in Paris, London, and Beirut, while his ready-to-wear clothes were in 160 retailers and his own boutiques.Kate Middleton wore a Saab gown to Royal Ascot in 2019, marking the first occasion where Saab has dressed a British royal.
|Born:||July 4, 1964, Damour, Lebanon|
About Elie Saab
Lebanese fashion designer known for dressing both royalty and celebrities.
A self-trained designer, he began sewing as a child.
His designs, marked by the use of materials such as taffeta and organza, fused western and eastern styles.
He married Claudine Saab in 1990.
He and Billy Reid were both successful fashion designers.
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