Exclusive Interview with Lebanese Fashion Designer Saiid Kobeisy
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Discovering his passion for fashion at a young age, designer Saiid Kobeisy found himself drawn to the world of couture and style. His designs are considered works of art, embodying the multifaceted nature of the modern-day woman, blending cascading silhouettes, dynamic cuts and elegant handcrafted touches.
Saiid Kobeisy speaks to the unique fashion scene of Dubai, “Dubai weddings are always big, there are so many details in the dresses, so many details in fabrics and beading, so what you’re going to see in Dubai is completely different to what you’re going to find in Europe.”
The placement of beading is what truly sets Kobeisy apart. Inspired by cultures from around the world, the house of Saiid Kobeisy is a fusion of the modern and classic, with an unexpected twist that makes a lasting impression.
After pursuing a formal education in fashion design, Kobeisy launched his brand globally in Dubai, where the dynamic fashion scene and appreciation for luxury provide the perfect platform for Kobeisy to showcase his unique vision.
What Makes Saiid Kobeisy Different?
– Bridal Keepsakes: When a bride chooses her dress, she can also receive a made-to-order ‘mini’ creation of her dress – crafted from the same fabric, silhouette and beading as her wedding gown to cherish forever.
– Intricate Designs: Each Saiid Kobeisy gown is meticulously crafted, featuring hand-sewn embellishments. intricate beading and lace appliques.
– High-Quality Materials: Saiid Kobeisy uses only the highest quality materials, including luxurious fabrics such as silk, tulle and organza. He sources fabrics from around the world to ensure that each gown is made from the finest materials available.
– Flattering Silhouettes: Saiid Kobeisy gowns are designed to flatter a woman’s figure, with carefully crafted silhouettes that accentuate curves and create a stunning profile. The designer offers a variety of styles, including ball gowns, mermaid and A-line gowns, to suit a range of body types and personal preferences.
Why Saiid Kobeisy Chose Dubai
Saiid Kobeisy’s decision to set up shop in the Dubai Design District around 10 years ago, was rooted in the city’s reputation for opulence and extravagance. With its luxurious hotels, stunning resorts and breathtaking locations, Dubai has become a sought-after destination for people from all over the world who want to celebrate their special day in style. For Saiid Kobeisy and his team of skilled artisans, this meant designing wedding gowns that were nothing short of extraordinary. From intricate beading to luxurious fabrics, each dress is painstakingly crafted to be the bride’s dream dress. The brand’s unique approach to bridal and evening wear has made it a favorite among fashion-forward brides who want to stand out on their big day.
What Does The Bridal Design Process Look Like?
Saiid Kobeisy creates custom bridal gowns by combining the bride’s dream with the designer’s
vision. A bride can reach out in a multitude of ways including: booking a visit online or calling the boutique directly. From there, the process includes a “3D avatar” service for a realistic view of the gown before production, offering an exceptional customer experience through storytelling, quality and personal interaction.
The bride can preview the gown through an avatar customized with her exact measurements, features and expressions in a showroom or from the comfort of her home with assistance from a style consultant. Each gown has its own narrative and undergoes a meticulous process, taking anywhere from three to six months to complete, depending on the intricacy of the design, embroidery and beading work.
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