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May 21, 2019,   11:24 AM

Arab Fashion Designers Steal The Spotlight At Cannes 2019

Amany Zaher


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All images sourced from Instagram

Arab fashion designers are blazing the red carpet of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, with many international and local celebrities choosing their designs for the prestigious event.

Lebanese designers dominate the red-carpet, including the legendary Elie Saab, alongside Zuhair Murad, George Hobieka, Tony Ward, Georges Chakra, Rami Kadi, Jean-Louis Sabaji and Ali Yunis. Many other Arab designers are also in the spotlight, such as Rami Al Ali from Syria, Ashi from Saudi Arabia, and Marmar Halim from Egypt.

Here are the best gowns of Arab Fashion Designers at Cannes 2019.

American actress, Helen Mirren, in Elie Saab Couture at the screening of “Les Plus Belles Années D’une Vie”.


American actress, Amber Heard, in Elie Saab Ready-to-Wear at the premiere of “Pain and Glory”.


Lebanese director Nadine Labaki, president of the Un Certain Regard jury in Elie Saab Haute Couture at the screening of “A hidden life”.


Thai actress, Araya Hargate, in Zuhair Murad Couture at the premiere of “Rocket Man”.


Brazilian Model, Izabel Goulart, in Zuhair Murad Couture at the premiere of “Rocket Man”.


American singer, Madison Beer, in a Maison George Hobeika Haute Couture silk organza black gown.


Indian actress and singer, Priyanka Chopra, in a white tulle voluminous gown from Lebanese designer George Hobeika.


Chinese actress, Li Chun, gown by Lebanese-Italian designer Tony Ward.


French model, Maëva Coucke, in a sun silk chiffon gown from Lebanese designer George Chakra.


Korean-American artist, Jessica Jung, wears a custom-made gown embellished with ostrich feathers from Lebanese designer Rami Kadi.


Indian actress and model, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, in a gown by Lebanese designer Jean-Louis Sabaji.


Brazilian model, Isabeli Fontana, in Ali Younes Couture.


Fashion influencer, Ola Farahat, in a gown by Syrian designer Rami Al Ali.


Lebanese TV presenter, Raya Abi Rached, in a gown by Egyptian designer Marmar Halim.


Thai actress, Min Pechaya, in Ashi Studio Couture.



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