NOUR NAJEM, born and raised in Beirut, graduated in fashion design from ESMOD Beirut. She had internship at several Lebanese designers, such as Elie Saab, Rabih Kayrouz and Caroline Seikaly. She launched her eponymous fashion label in 2013 and addresses the modern and independent woman through fluid lines, luscious fabrics, and intricate details. She combines strict geometry and architecture all the while being anchored in her oriental heritage. She is inspired by a wide range of traditional artistry; artisanal crafts and the know-how that she applies to her designs.
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Award winner: International Fashion Showcase London 2016- best curation award