You are on page 1of 10

The lebanese who did not fear Haute Couture

Ellie Saab

Saab launched his Beirut-based fashion label when he was 18 years old .

1997 Saab was the first non-Italian designer to become a member of the Italian Camera Nazionale della Moda .

1999. . Queen Rania of Jordan wore Elie Saab for her enthronement .

in 2002 .He became an overnight success after he became the first Lebanese designer to dress an Oscar winner. Halle Berry.

In May 2003. the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture invited him to become a member .

He showed his first haute couture collection in Paris in July 2003 .

His first readyto-wear collection in Paris was the Spring-Summer 2006 collection .

Saab dressed 102 international celebrities for key global events. up from 40 in 2009 .In 2010.

Elie Saab launched his first fragrance "Le Parfum" which became an overnight bestseller in 15 countries .2011.