Zuhair Murad

Zuhair Murad is a Beirut-based Lebanese fashion designer.

In 1995, Zuhair Murad opened his first atelier in Beirut and not long after has established a very high reputation in the international fashion scene. What began as a mere hobby soon turned into an empire of unique sophistication and revered fashion. “Ever since I was a child, I used to imagine designs for imaginary clients. I have always loved to work in the word of luxury and design…As my country in well known for its natural beauty…that expertise…made me fall into the world of haute couture,” Murad has said. His lavish creations, in sensational colors and extraordinary fabrics, are reminiscent of Egyptian princesses, Grecian goddesses and pure, glorious splendor, complete with an edgy twist that modernizes his collections just enough. Continue reading

GUCCI spring/summer2010

This is the Gucci Spring summer 2010 ad campaign featuring models Natasha Poly, and Ryan Kennedy.  I think  that these dramaticle positions of models and black/grey/white clothes front of azure background give its really luxury tone.  Cold tint of photos by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott is unnatural for warm season like spring and summer ( here afore summer ) …..but all in all it looks really cool and nice, doesn’t it?Both the models and photographer were hired once again for this campaign after doing an amazing job with their cruise collection.

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History of Gucci

1920s

In 1921, Guccio Gucci opens a leather goods company and small luggage store in his native Florence. Having spent years working in London’s Savoy Hotel, he had absorbed the refined aesthetic of English nobility, and introduces this sensibility in Italy through exclusive leather goods created and produced by the master craftsmanship of Tuscan artisans. Continue reading