Beirut born, Hussein Bazaza developed an appreciation of all artistic fields at a young age before enrolling at ESMOD Beirut.
Graduating in 2011, Bazaza continued with an internship at Maison Rabih Kayrouz in Paris, and later worked for Elie Saab as a junior designer before launching his first collection in 2012 where he was selected by the Starch Foundation to introduce his eponymous ready-towear
At only 23 years of age, Bazaza opened his first showroom and atelier in Beirut.
During his career path, Hussein received the prestigious Elle Style Award of “Best Upcoming Middle East Designer” in December 2013, unanimously voted by 44 global Elle editors. In April 2015, Hussein was awarded with the “Best Emerging Designer” for The Middle East Fashion Awards 2015. In the same year, he was selected as one of the winners of “Who is on next?” Dubai by Vogue Italia. The following year, he was announced as the inaugural winner of the Style.com/Arabia – DDFC Fashion Prize with the launch of his winning capsule collection on
Farfetch.com in the Spring 2016.