A labor of love! Georges Hobeika meticulously hand-crafts couture creations adorned in sequins, crystals and tulle (most of which start at a whopping $25,000). â€œShe is the mistress of finesse,â€ Hobeika tells Us of his customer. â€œShe loves the contemporary, yet her aesthetic is rooted in the classics.â€ Hobeika explains, â€œI believe in design that is transcendent and that remains relevant for generations to come. Iâ€™ve never set out to be ground-breaking, but to steadily create beauty with allure at its core.â€
His current collection pays homage to the traditions of couture with added oomph. â€œItâ€™s a little more playful than my previous offerings and I enjoyed injecting a little whimsy into what otherwise would have been ceremonial gowns,â€ the Lebanese designer says.
â€œCelebrating the glorious female form is what I aspire to do when designing for the red carpet,â€ Hobeika says. For example, Cardi B, who wore a stunning style to Rihannaâ€™s 5th Annual Diamond Ball (it consisted of 4,000 layers of laser-cut organza, and took 300 hours to make). â€œShe took what is in itself a voluminous gown to the stratosphere with her immense presence; she totally owned it, so larger than life,â€ he muses.
On Catherine Zeta-Jonesâ€™ Emmyâ€™s look, he says: â€œA couture-clad goddess draped in fuchsia. She was oozing grace and a certain standard of elevated sex appeal that I so love.â€
Another impressive piece: Sara Sampaioâ€™s Cannes Film Festival ensemble, a strapless dress made from 900 feet of tulle, which took 1,500 hours to create.
Scroll through to see how more celebs wear Georges Hobeikaâ€™s stunning, ethereal styles below.
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