Emmys fashion: 7 stars wearing gowns by Arab designers

Rami Kadi, Georges Hobeika and Elie Saab were all represented on the TV awards show's red carpet

Arab fashion at the 2019 Emmy Awards: Ava DuVernay wore Reem Acra, and Catherine Zeta Jones chose a Georges Hobeika gown. EPA, AFP 

Designers from the Middle East have become style go-tos on film festival and award show red carpets, and the 71st annual Emmy Awards were no exception.

See which stars chose pieces by Arab designers for the Los Angeles awards ceremony here...

Ava DuVernay in Reem Acra 

The When They See Us director dazzled in a custom soft-yellow gown with silver embellishment by Lebanese designer, Reem Acra.

epa07863192 Ava Duvernay arrives for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, USA, 22 September 2019. The Primetime Emmys celebrate excellence in national primetime television broadcasting.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Rachel Brosnahan in Elie Saab 

Rachel Brosnahan was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series, losing out to Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge, but the Marvelous Mrs Maisel actress dazzled in a rich and resplendent blue gown by Elie Saab.

epa07862733 Rachel Brosnahan arrives for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, USA, 22 September 2019. The Primetime Emmys celebrate excellence in national primetime television broadcasting.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT *** Local Caption *** 54634788  EPA-EFE/ETIENNE LAURENT *** Local Caption *** 54634788

Catherine Zeta Jones in Georges Hobeika 

Welsh actress Catherine Zeta Jones joined nominated husband Michael Douglas on the red carpet, wearing a hot pink gown by Beirut's Georges Hobeika for the occasion.

Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives for the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on September 22, 2019.  / AFP / Robyn Beck

Isla Fisher in Zuhair Murad 

Isla Fisher wore a metallic silver gown by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad, a favourite of Jennifer Lopez's. She accessorised her look with a Christian Louboutin bag and shoes, and Norman Silverman jewellery.

Isla Fisher arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Halsey in Rami Kadi 

The singer performed at the award ceremony's In Memoriam tribute, but to walk the red carpet she opted for a dusty rose gown by Lebanese-American designer Rami Kadi with Sutra jewellery.

Halsey arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Laverne Cox In Monsoori 

Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox chose a dramatic frilled and feathered gown by Monsoori, which is led by Bahraini designer Shaima Al Mansoori.

epa07863129 Laverne Cox arrives for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, USA, 22 September 2019. The Primetime Emmys celebrate excellence in national primetime television broadcasting.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Leslie Bibb is wearing a Georges Hobeika 

American actress Leslie Bibb chose a black gown with sheer and shimmering detailing by Georges Hobeika.

Bibb accompanied husband Sam Rockwell on the red carpet. Rockwell was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role in Fosse/Verdon.

US actress Leslie Bibb arrives for the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on September 22, 2019.  / AFP / VALERIE MACON

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