Meet Lebanese designer Nicolas Jebran
Lebanon has its justifiable share of excessive vogue design names, from Georges Hobeika to Elie Saab to Zuhair Murad, all of whom recurrently create crimson carpet catnip beloved by A-list celebs the world over. Now, after Beyoncé’s much-Instagrammed showstopping look from the 2018 Grammys, we are able to add one other beforehand under-the-radar title to the record: Nicolas Jebran. Here, 5 issues to find out about the Lebanese designer.
1. He launched his eponymous line of couture in the early 2000s in Beirut, and has since turn into recognized for dramatic, embellished, statement-making robes.
2. He custom-made Queen Bey’s robe for the Grammys, citing the 1960s Black Panther motion as inspiration, and has additionally labored together with her in the previous, designing outfits for appearances at crimson carpet occasions like the 2014 Video Music Awards.
three. One of his robes additionally made an look in her tour-de-force visible album Lemonade. “…she was in a burning house and she had a light she kept twirling around, it was a chartreuse Nicolas Jebran gown,” remembers stylist Marni Senofonte.
four. He dressed Olivia Munn in a barely-there embroidered costume for the 2017 Video Music Awards, and was additionally the man behind Bella Hadid’s Old Hollywood-inspired white robe at the Bulgari Festa gala in Venice final yr.
5. Given his aptitude for creating OTT stage-worthy ensembles, he’s discovered followers amongst music’s largest superstars, together with Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus and Cardi B.