Tony Yaacoub is one of the unique cases that quietly produce little fashion diamonds-each of his collections is stunning,comparing exceptional elegance with his very own influences rooted in Libanon,Beirut. The brand’s vision ”With a pinch of sexiness and a sprinkle of class” can very well summarize the perfect recipe for glamour Tony Yaacoub is a master of. Since i came across his work,i declare my self an avid fan.
Tony Yaacoub is a fashion designer born in Lebanon and raised in United Arab Emirates, Dubai. His interest in dress making started at an early age, he moved to Paris in 2002 where he cultivated his talent.
He started his career back in Dubai where he started making dresses for family members and friends, in 2005, Tony Yaacoub opened his first atelier in Lebanon and his first fashion show in Metropolitan Grand Hotel proved that his talent is remarkable in Fashion industry. In 2005, Tony Yaacoub opened his own atelier in Lebanon, in 2010 and after 5 years Tony Yaacoub became a name to remember in the world of couture.
Sexy and sophisticated, his dresses are a combination of luxury fabrics and Swarovski stones. Virtually made by hand carefully interlined, stay taped and filled to perfection for each client.
The new brand name Tony Yaacoub Beirut was created to promote the name of Lebanon and his capital Beirut the only inspiration in Tony’s creation.
TONY YAACOUB COUTURE
2nd floor, Mandarine building,
Rachid Karameh street, Verdun, Ain El-Tineh sector
Phone: 00961 3 919094
A few words from the designer himself:
–What is the overall vision behind the brand name?
Its Just a couture cut that reveals the silhouette of the woman.
-What inspires you? Fashion history, music, images..
-Women and all precious things.
-What is your latest collection about?
Basically diamonds and precious stones.
-Could you define’’ beauty’’ or ‘’style’’ in your very own terms?
It is unique, i would say is basically a mixture between beauty and style.
I feel privileged!
(Images: courtesy of Tony Yaacoub Beirut Fall-Winter 2013 collection)