Timeless Style: The Elegance Of Elissa

BY Harper's Bazaar Arabia / Oct 25 2015 / 22:50 PM

Following on from her personal appearance at the House of Bazaar in September, the megastar speaks exclusively about her favourite things in life...

Timeless Style: The Elegance Of Elissa
Timeless Style: The Elegance Of Elissa
Timeless Style: The Elegance Of Elissa
Timeless Style: The Elegance Of Elissa

Lebanese superstar Elissa Khoury, known as Elissa, has sold over 30 million albums during a career spanning 25 years. The judge on MBC's The X-Factor has collaborated with Christina Aguilera and performed in front of former US president Bill Clinton. Here, the Arab icon reveals her favourite things...


Artist:  Taylor Swift
Restaurant:  Nobu
Spa: G Spa; Gspa.me
Guilty pleasures: Chocolate
Treasured possession: My home and my family



What film do you never get tired of?  A Beautiful Mind
What’s on your bedside table?  Roses and books
What songs do you have on repeat?  My own
What’s the secret to a great dinner party?  Friends and great company
Where do you like to travel to? New York
Describe yourself in three words: Passionate, sensitive and strong



NEW SEASON PIECE: Gucci Dionysus bag
BEAUTY PRODUCTS: Diorshow mascara; Giorgio Armani Cheek Fabric blusher;
Shu Uemura lip pencil; Bassam Fattouh backlighter; Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow palette
PERFUME: Chanel No.5
A/W15 COLLECTION: I loved Prada this season, and Elie Saab as always.
I also think that Raf Simons’ silhoutte at Dior was perfect.
I loved the lace designs at Valentino, oh and everything at Balenciaga.
TREND: Well it’s a trend I never gave up on! I’m glad the waist is back.
I love the ladylike trend that highlights a woman's silhouette, her curves, it’s super feminine yet powerful. 


Styling by Katie Trotter. Photography Standa Merhout. Shot on location at the Grand Hills Broumana, Lebanon.