Lebanon has given the world so much. Fashion designers such as Zuhair Murad, Elie Saab and Reem Acra; our favourite foods, kibbeh, kafta and fattoush; and cities and towns full of music, cinema, holidays and festivals. It is more important now more than ever for us to support this amazing country and its people, so we’ve rounded up some fantastic Lebanese brands to bring that Beirut flair to your own home, wardrobe and life.
37 Design Studio
“From Dakar with Love”. 37 Design Studio’s standout product is without a doubt their super chic belt bags, perfect for a handsfree day of city exploring. The brand’s identity has been influenced by cosmopolitan dimensions and local artisanal touches, and embodies the true essence of Lebanon.
Beirut based Alda C is your new go to brand for striking, architectural jewellery. Think pearls, onyx and turquoise set in structural gold cuffs and silver tear drop earrings.
Elevated t-shirt brand, Also, Freedom, is giving back to the small business in Lebanon. The country is near and dear to founder Dahlia Hage, as she previously lived there. 100% of proceeds from the Free Generation Tee and Unify Dress will be distributed to small businesses in Lebanon affected by the explosion tragedy, along with any money raised online.
AURA by Carolina
Stunning handmade hair jewels and headpieces made by women for women, in Lebanon. These twinkling jewels are perfect for adorning your hair for well, any occasion really! We’d especially recommend bookmarking them if you’re planning a wedding as AURA are Bridal Award Finalists and have created some seriously magical bridal looks.
Blush Accessories by Carla Sayegh
Based in Beirut, Blush Accessories create fashion, silver and gold-plated jewellery in addition to 18k gold fine jewellery. Layer up their surf necklaces for a bright touch to a simple cotton outfit or top off a casual look with their handmade gold earrings.
Boshies create ‘youthful, inclusive Arab wear’ and are based in Beirut. Their casual wear is perfect for this Middle Eastern summer heat, we’ve got our eyes on the pink and red combo and the rainbow tees.
Cover up this summer in one of Djulee’s handmade beach cover-ups and kimonos, perfect for your next day by the pool. Chic and easy, they also double up as a perfect evening cover up over a strappy dress. They deliver all over Lebanon and ship to Dubai too!
Based in Beyrouth, Elsa O is your ‘daily dose of statement accessories’. Think necklaces adorned with resin figs and pears, balloon brooches and pomegranate earrings. Cute but extra.
Love your trusty bag but want to mix it up? Look no further than Gael Ghattas who have been colouring-up bags, cameras and musical instruments since 2018 with their super-cute selection of straps. With endless colours, patterns and materials (some are vegan!) these are the perfect way to add a touch of colour to your summer look.
Inoui pride themselves on ‘the Lebanese t-shirt’ which is made in Lebanon and hand embroidered. Cute and simple, these tees are perfect for pairing with a floral midi skirt or floral tailored trousers.
Jihan C Design
Looking for a decadent gift? Then Jihan C’s architectural gold plated bookmarks and art are just what you’re looking for. Available across Lebanon, Dubai and Egypt, these metallic treats will bring a touch of elegance to your bedtime reading.
Joanna Dahdah is an award winning fine jewellery designer and gemologist based in Beirut. They have a boutique in Beirut and ship worldwide online. With necklaces and bracelets adorned with diamond hooks ready to adorn with their stunning selection of charms, Joanna Dahdah is our new favourite collectable!
Kaph Books is the place to go for art books, books on artists or books on art practices – anything you want to read about art, Kaph will have! They also stock a great selection of books on Middle Eastern art practices.
This is a great brand for all you slow fashion fans out there! Created by a French Lebanese designer and sold in Paris, Beirut and Dubai La BuLLe create ‘feel good dresses’ in mixed and oversized cuts – they’re the perfect eating dresses!
La Rose De Sim
Achrafieh’s La Rose De Sim is a Lebanese concept brand offering handcrafted bags and accessories. Striking and elegant, these accessories combine sleek silhouettes, bold colours and geometric prints.
Designed by Alia Zaki Ali, L’Alingi is serious ‘arm candy’. Sequins, gemstones, micro bags, your evening dress accompaniment is right here. Oh, and there’s feathers too!
Bring Lebanese ‘urban chic’ into your home with Maison Mishmashi’s stunning homewears. Velvet, feathers, tropical floral prints, they’ve got it all. And we want it all!
Enjoy the finest chocolate in the world, based right here in Beirut! After opening their first store in Beirut in 1974, Patchi are now the largest chocolate brand within the Middle East and now have a presence in 32 countries!
Three Monkeys Concepts
Give your home, laptop, car, phone case (anything really!) a lil’ accessorise with this Lebanese sticker brand. Whether you fancy a smiley, a rainbow or ‘good vibes only’, make your possessions your own with a little customisation, 90’s style.
Designed by Rebecca Zaatar, a Beirut born and bred fashion designer, THYM is a brand that celebrates the women of the today and aims ‘to dress women from all walks of life, one piece at a THYM’. These compelling designs are seriously stunning, can someone please invite us to an event ASAP so we can order one of these dresses please?
‘A brand for the daring and the caring’, this Beirut brand are embellishment, sequin and pearl heaven. We especially love their Inflorescence dress which, covered in intricate applique flowers, uses the left-overs of the pattern-making process – stunning and slow fashion!