Elie Saab partners with LCF and Lebanese American University

The fashion designer Elie Saab is partnering up with London College of Fashion and Lebanese American University to create a new fashion degree.

LAU-ESL-LCF-2-300x201The agreement was signed by LAU President Dr. Joseph G. Jabbra and Head of College of LCF, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of the Arts London, Professor Frances Corner OBE. The ceremony took place at LCF’s campus in central London on November 5, in the presence of Lebanese Ambassador to the United Kingdom HE Inaam Osseiran and renowned fashion designer Mr. Elie Saab.

The first design program will be offered at LAU beginning September 2014. The curriculum and qualification will be overseen by the LCF. The college will provide ‘curriculum consultancy and quality assurance services to LAU.’

“Developing international relationships such as this is vital to LCF as we look to develop our own understanding of the global fashion market as well as share our own expertise with our partners,” Professor Frances Corner, the head of the London College of Fashion, said, Telegraph reports.
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Dressed by Saab: Kate Winslet (Emmys, 2011); Gwyneth Paltrow (Bambi awards, 2011); Halle Berry (Oscars, 2002). Photos: Rex

 

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