Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 24 November 2020

From Cardi B to Zendaya: Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika's best red carpet gowns of 2019

The Lebanese designer has dressed some of the world's biggest stars for the globe's most glamorous events

It's been a big year for Arab designers on the world's red carpets, and no one more so than 57-year-old Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika.

The designer has dressed some of the world's biggest stars for the globe's most glamorous events, from Cardi B for the Diamond Ball to Catherine Zeta Jones for the Emmys.

Georges Hobeika opened his first atelier in Lebanon in 1995, and has been showing at Paris Couture Week since 2001. He is one of a coterie of Lebanese designers to make the biannual trip to the French fashion capital, alongside Elie Saab, Zuhair Murad and Georges Chakra.

Over the years, his creations have been worn by the likes of Kim Kardashian and Dakota Fanning, while he famously created the dress Olivia Culpo wore when she took the title of Miss Universe back in 2012.

It's been a good year for him in terms of celebrity endorsements: scroll through our gallery above to see some of his most memorable red carpet looks from 2019.

Updated: December 16, 2019 03:50 PM

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