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These Middle Eastern Designers Stole The Show In 2017

The Arab fashion designers who ruled the red carpet

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27 December 2017

The Middle Eastern Designers Who Stole The Show In 2017

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During 2017, Lebanese fashion designers Zuhair Murad and Elie Saab dominated the red carpet, as celebrities continually chose their haute couture designs for the Grammys, the Oscars, Cannes Film Festival and many more major award ceremonies.

It has often been a well-kept secret that the Middle East is home to many talented couturiers in the fashion industry, yet 2017 highlighted the very best of Arab fashion designers. Names such as Reem Acra, Yousef Aljasmi, Azzi & Osta and Georges Hobeika, also emerged as popular A-list fashion designers and all of them originate from the Middle East.

Featuring embroidered gowns and glittering jumpsuits on your favourite celebs, we’ve created an edit of the best fashion moments from Middle Eastern designers in 2017. As these designs were just some of the stunning Arab fashion collections which dominated in 2017. Expect a lot of Elie Saab and Zuhair Murad (we’re not sorry)…

Chrissy Teigen in Zuhair Murad

The Spring/Summer 2017 Haute couture Collection at the Oscars.

Elizabeth Banks in Elie Saab

From the Haute Couture Collection at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar party.

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Jourdan Dunn in Elie Saab

From the Couture Spring Summer 2017 at the 'The Killing Of A Sacred Deer' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival.

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Lily Collins in Reem Acra

At the Last Tycoon TV premiere in Hollywood.

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Hailey Baldwin in Elie Saab

At the amfAR Cinema against AIDS Gala, Cannes 2017.

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Ruby O. fee in Azzi & Osta

Attending the Fashion For Relief event in Cannes.

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Zendaya in Elie Saab

At the 2017 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

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Karlie Kloss in Elie Saab

From the Ready-to-Wear Spring Summer 2018 collection, at the 51st Annual CMA Awards.

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Priyanka Chopra in Zuhair Murad

At the the 2017 Zee Cine Awards wearing the SS17 Haute Couture Collection.

Kate Beckinsale in Zuhair Murad

From Zuhair Murad’s Spring 2017 Collection at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party.

Sonam Kapoor in Elie Saab

At 'The Meyerowtiz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival .

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Scarlett Johansson in Elie Saab

In the Ready-to-Wear Autumn Winter 2017-18 at the Planned Parenthood 100th Anniversary Gala in New York.

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Janelle Monae in Elie Saab

At the 89th Annual Academy Awards.

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Lais Ribeiro in Zuhair Murad

Attending the Pink Carpet VS Fashion Show after party.

Gigi Hadid in Zuhair Murad

At the Glamour Magazine Women of the Year Awards, from the Fall/Winter 2016 Haute Couture Collection.

Amy Jackson in Georges Hobeika

At the premiere of the film ‘The Square’ at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Gwen Stefani in Yousef Aljasmi

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Jennifer Lopez in Elie Saab

From the Ready-to-Wear Autumn Winter 2017-18 Collection, in New York.

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Rachel McAdams in Elie Saab

From the Resort 2018 Collection, at the 'Disobedience' premiere during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Coco Rocha in Georges Hobeika

At the ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ premiere during Cannes Film Festival.

Demi Lovato in Zuhair Murad

At the VMAs, from Zuhair Murad Fall 2016 Haute Couture.

Jessica Chastain in Zuhair Murad

In the Spring 2017 Couture Collection at Cannes.

Winnie Harlow

At the Palais des Festivals for the screening of ‘Loveless.’

Jessica Biel in Elie Saab

At the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards Ceremony in Beverly Hills.

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Blake Lively in Elie Saab

At the People's Choice Awards.

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