# Elie Saab

Prints rule the runway for spring/summer 2017

Prints rule the runway for spring/summer 2017 Back in September, ready-to-wear labels presented their spring/summer 2017 collections, giving fashion fans a full overview of the upcoming season’s biggest trends. With inspirations ranging from retro, masculine and pop art to minimalist chic, each collection stood out with individual influences, styles and codes specific to brands. However,

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For Elie Saab’s Byzantine princess, all that glitters is gold

For Elie Saab’s Byzantine princess, all that glitters is gold Greece may want for gold right now, but Elie Saab’s collection of gilded lace gowns with intricately woven motifs harked back to a time when Byzantine princesses had all the sparkle their hearts desired. The Lebanese designer’s autumn/winter couture collection of evening gowns — and

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Shiseido EMEA appoints Franck Marilly as new President and CEO

Shiseido EMEA appoints Franck Marilly as new President and CEO Franck Marilly has been appointed as President and CEO of Shiseido Group Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1, 2018. Marilly previously served as Managing Director Europe at Chanel’s Fragrance & Beauty division. At Shiseido, he takes over from Louis Desazars, in the role

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Elie Saab roaring back into the Nineties

Elie Saab roaring back into the Nineties The 90s are back in force at Elie Saab, where the designer concentrated on what he does best: exuberant glamour. See catwalkElie Saab – Spring-Summer 2018 – Womenswear – Paris – © PixelFormula Amazons marching in Amazonia, in an Avatar style set decorated with giant images of fauna

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Vogue Arabia launches in Islamic Art Museum

Vogue Arabia launches in Islamic Art Museum “Are you ready Qatar? Are you ready Qatar?” sang Lauryn Hill, before launching into a rousing version of “Killing Me Softly.”  Vogue Arabia party with Naomi Campbell – Godfrey Deeny  “This is a dream we had that I often wondered would ever come true. But now it has,

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Elie Saab shows poetry in motion

Elie Saab shows poetry in motion Lebanese designer Elie Saab dazzled his fans in Paris with a poetic collection, inspired by one of the greatest Romantic ballets, Giselle, and filled with tulle, organza, feathers and velvet, which framed the most delicate dresses of the next season. Elie Saab – Fall-Winter2017 – Womenswear – Paris –

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Paris Fashion Week show schedule

Paris Fashion Week show schedule Paris will be the final fashion capital to host its Fashion Week, showcasing collections from designers and ready-to-wear labels from September 25 to October 3, 2017, previewing upcoming trends for spring/summer 2018. Christian Dior, Chanel, Givenchy, Balmain, Elie Saab, Hermès, Miu Miu, Louis Vuitton, Kenzo and Mugler are all lined

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Paris couture shows veer between the sensual and the chaste

Paris couture shows veer between the sensual and the chaste After the fairyland fantasy of Dior and Chanel’s chill glamour, Paris haute couture shows veered between Vestal Virgins and the hot-blooded embrace of Mediterranean women Wednesday. Jean Paul Gaultier – Spring-Summer2017 – Haute Couture – Paris – © PixelFormula Despite the little ears of corn

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Safilo gains stronger foothold in the Middle East

Safilo gains stronger foothold in the Middle East Safilo continues to broaden its international distribution network, having signed a new contract with Dr. Mazen Fakeeh C. Healthcare Company, specialised in healthcare and eyewear. The Italian eyewear manufacturer controlled by Dutch investment fund Hal has signed with the Saudi company “an exclusive agreement for the distribution

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Cannes 2017: jury member style – the highs and lows, so far

Cannes 2017: jury member style – the highs and lows, so far Jury service at Cannes isn’t just about being a discerning film critic, jurors are also tasked with the phenomenal feat of looking the part. Take a look at how this year’s jury members are shaping up in the style stakes… 

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Children: Paris fashion’s latest must-have accessory

Children: Paris fashion’s latest must-have accessory “Don’t put your daughter on the stage,” Noel Coward, the great chronicler of the follies of fashion, once warned in his song “Mrs. Worthington”. His advice has not quite made it to the catwalk, where nearly a dozen little girls toddled down the runways of the Paris haute couture

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Cannes 2017: the hottest rocks from Day 6

Cannes 2017: the hottest rocks from Day 6 Emerald, sapphire and diamond-encrusted drop earrings and statement necklaces dominated Monday’s major red-carpet events — and stars flocked to the Trophée Chopard party where Anya Taylor-Joy and George Mackay scooped up prizes for the most promising young actor and actress.

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Dolce & Gabbana enters into licence agreement with Shiseido

Dolce & Gabbana enters into licence agreement with Shiseido Dolce & Gabbana and Shiseido Group have signed a worldwide exclusive licence agreement for the development, manufacturing and distribution of the fashion house’s cosmetic products. The deal involves Dolce & Gabbana’s skincare and makeup products as well as fragrances.  

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Haute couture: Elie Saab celebrates ‘The Birth of Light’

Haute couture: Elie Saab celebrates ‘The Birth of Light’ Fashion label Elie Saab revealed its spring/summer 2017 haute couture collection in the French capital’s Pavillon Cambon Capucines, January 25. The show’s theme was “The Birth Of Light,” designed as a veritable ode to princesses, dressed in fluid, sheer, floaty gowns.

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Jean Paul Gaultier parties down on Paris catwalk

Jean Paul Gaultier parties down on Paris catwalk Flamboyant showman Jean Paul Gaultier showed he still knows how to party Wednesday with a fashion collection celebrating one of the French capital’s mythic hang outs. The 63-year-old designer’s latest haute collection burst onto the catwalk with models sashaying through a replica of the swinging doors of

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