Elie Saab Speaks Exclusively With Bazaar In Beirut

BY Samantha Hamilton Rushforth / May 29 2017 / 15:18 PM

Step inside the designer's atelier as he discusses his difficult road to success, how he's grown as a person and the rise of Middle Eastern fashion leaders

"I worked really hard for this for a long time," reveals Elie Saab as Harper's Bazaar Al Arabiya Editor Gina Tadros is shown around his atelier in Beirut. An international staple on the red carpet, the Lebanese designer has become one of the fashion world's most forefront players in the luxury market, with his signature gowns being worn by celebrities and royals alike.

Elie Saab

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The first non-Italian designer to become a member of the Camera Nazionale della Moda, Saab is thoroughly modest when it comes to his acheivements, admitting he's still "in search of perfection." 

Watch the full video in Arabic on Harper's Bazaar Al Arabiya

A Bazaar TV Production

Executive Producer: Lisa Rokny

Content Director: Paysley Ross

Interviewer: Gina Tadros

Production Director: Nicolas Gregorieff

Film Director: Olivier Ronot