Elie Saab Spring Summer 2020 Couture

Lebanese designer Elie Saab took style cues from Mexico for his Spring/Summer 2020 collection.

The designer presented his latest imaginings as part of the French capital’s Haute Couture Week on Wednesday, January 22, showcasing a dreamy affair of fluid fabrics, theatrical capes and scatterings of embellishment.

“The collection features delicately embroidered shapes and forms inspired by an Imperial Mexico,” Saab’s atelier posted on Instagram following the show.

The dazzling collection featured shades of white, cream and blush, with intricate gold detailing, while structured shoulders added a certain strength to otherwise romantic evening gowns. Check out the entire lineup below.

Elie Saab Fall Winter 2018 PFW

Lebanese designer Elie Saab showcased his Fall Winter 2018 collection at the Grand Palais in Paris, with a collection that exudes dark romance #BouquetsDHiver. There were dark florals, full-sequin outfits appeared shimmering in the dark, high necklines, ruffles, defined shoulders and statement sleeves played into the collection’s air of romance. Touches of blush, powder blue, and burgundy, appear throughout the collection boasting a series of signature floral prints. See the entire collection below.

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Elie Saab Couture Spring 2018

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The Lebanese designer Elie Saab presented his Spring Summer 2018 Couture collection, that was a major throwback to Paris in ’20s, with plenty of beading, feathers and oversized silk bows.

“I was inspired by the energy and atmosphere of this iconic time, when women lived large and dressed beautifully,” he told Vogue. “I wanted to revisit the era to pay tribute to Paris and its joie de vivre.”

The color palette ranged from pale gold to dusty pink and sky blue. The standout was the dazzling gown that had a geometric Art Deco motif of silver sequins, crystals, and microscopic beads laid over nude tulle.

See the full lineup below.

Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2017

Lebanese designer Elie Saab presented his pre-fall 2017 collection embracing the 80s with exaggerated shoulders, velvet gowns, wide leg pants and the key element – sheer tights. Titled “The Queen of Hearts-meets Eighties excess”, the collection is all about embellished cocktail dresses. There were plenty of evening gowns as well – tulle, sheer and with velvet patterns, with a color palette of emerald green, sky blue, and lots of black. Heart motifs were worked into a few pieces in the collection via sweetheart necklines and golden heart charms.

See the full pre-fall collection below.