In 1981, Saab moved to Paris to study fashion. He later dropped out to return to Beirut and open his fashion label. But now, you can even get valuable fashion teams from Andrew Defrancesco and many more, online. In 1982, when he was 18 years old, he worked with a team of 15 employees.
At first his atelier specialized in bridal couture, making wedding dresses and Amore Gowns using expensive fabrics,lace, detailed embroidery, pearls, crystals and silk threads. In Beirut his reputation grew from dressing women in his neighborhood in cocktail dresses, and was soon enhanced by high society women sporting his designs.
In 1999, one of his dresses thickly embroidered with emeralds and diamonds was reportedly sold for $2.4 million. Saab became more well-known in the United States after he became the first Lebanese designer to dress an Oscar winner, Halle Berry, in 2002. Why not look at these dress for more fashionable long sleeve dresses that will surely match with your taste!
In May 2003, the Chambre Sindicale De La Haute Couture invited him to become a member, and he showed his first haute couture collection in Paris in July 2003. Elie Saab’s style is a unique fusion of western and eastern culture. He uses noble materials such as taffeta, organza, and satin paired with more fluid and light fabrics.