Elie Saab Jr, chief executive of Elie Saab Group, and Lebanese designers Roni Helou and Amine Jreissati speak about the urgent need for global solidarity in the face of crisis.
The explosion badly damaged the designer's main office and headquarters, and devastated his home.
An explosion that rocked Beirut this week damaged or destroyed the headquarters of internationally renowned couturiers like Elie Saab, Zuhair Murad and Rabih Kayrouz and came at a time when Lebanon was already facing economic collapse and the coronavirus.
Despite social unrest and a sluggish economy, Latin America’s fashion e-commerce sector is forecast to grow by more than 20 percent each year from 2019 to 2021. Here’s how to get in on the action.
Roni Helou, Krikor Jabotian and Zyne are among the winners of the award, which aims to support Arab designers. They will receive mentorship and up to $200,000.
Lebanon’s capital can’t compete in terms of scale, but a fearless new Beirut fashion school founded by Elie Saab proves there is more to play for in the Middle East than meets the eye.
As the Cannes Film Festival winds down, BoF investigates the increasingly lucrative business of dressing Asian celebrities.
Japanese beauty giant Shiseido is facing competition from younger, buzzier J-Beauty rivals and trying to modernise its approach.
Simoëns succeeds Arnaud Maillard and Alvaro Castejón, who left the label in July 2016 after three years.
As he opens his first US boutique, the Lebanese designer speaks exclusively to BoF about growing beyond couture and his approach to the red carpet.
From Tel Aviv to Tehran, a new generation of designers from the Middle East is finding fame in the world's fashion capitals.
Proportional to their income, Chinese couples spend more than Americans on their wedding, but navigating cultural differences around the occasion can be a minefield for Western bridal brands.