AZZI & OSTA
AZZI & OSTA, the brainchild of designers George Azzi and Assaad Osta, is a Couture House that began to take shape when the duo joined Esmod Beirut in 2004. They graduated top of their class, Azzi awarded the Prize of the President of the Jury (Elie Saab), and Osta awarded the Prize of the July, after which they worked at ELIE SAAB for 18 months. With their common interest in mid century inspirations and vintage art, they decided to launch their Couture house together in 2010.
Their encounter with fashion was nurtured from their early childhood. George was inspired by his tailor grandmother and spent much of his time creating outfits from leftover scraps of fabrics, while Assaad watched his mother sewing her own clothes with meticulous attention to detail. George’s love for history, surrealism and the science of fabric and Assaad’s aesthetic eye and unconventional approach came together in perfect harmony making their signature style, one to notice.
Their expert manipulation of fabrics gave rise to structured, swirly volumes and contoured silhouettes. Their vintage style has a contemporary twist, which, combined with the delicate embellishments and embroideries, resulted in impactful creations for the modern sophisticated and glamorous woman that also appreciates tradition. Their creations of unique, elegant and eclectic couture tailored for the modern woman, have caught the eye of a number of international celebrities such as Beyoncé, Cardi B and Kendall Jenner.
With over 7years of remarkable couture creations ‘under their belt’, AZZI & OSTA knew it was the right time to launch RTW into the daily scene , giving their signature DNA presence in boutiques worldwide. The the designer duo recently launched their first Ready-to-Wear collection in Paris – SS19, that has been immediately bought by prestigious boutiques in London, Paris, Hong Kong, Dubai, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi and Oman.