Elie Saab is a Lebanese fashion designer. In 1982, he launched his own Beirut-based fashion label at the age of 18. His main workshop is in Lebanon but he also has workshops in Milan and Paris. When he first started his business, he specialized in bridal couture (expensive fabrics, lace, gemstones, Swarovski crystals, pearls, detailed embroidery, etc.). Elie Saab's creations are brilliant and sophisticated. They combine cultural influences from fashion, in order to give a special and modern advantage to his designs.