THE CHAMBRE SYNDICALE DE LA COUTURE
(Press Release):Elie Saab has been invited by the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture to show during the Fall/Winter 2003 haute couture collections. Though Saab has been showing a couture collection in Paris for several seasons, this summer will mark his premiere as an invited member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture. Saab, whose design house is based in Paris and Beirut, joins the ranks of international designers such as Valentino and Versace who have been invited to show officially as part of the French couture tradition. Elie Saab is the first Lebanese designer to receive this honor.
Saab’s couture creations have been the red-carpet attire of celebrities, royalty, and international VIPs such as Halle Berry and the elegant Queen Rania of Jordan, as well as Elizabeth Hurley, Whitney Houston, Maria Shriver and Ashley Judd at such prestigious events such as the Oscars, the Cannes Film Festival and the Golden Globes.
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