Zuhair Murad Haute Couture F/W 2014-2015 Collection

Beirut’s new architectural skyline comprising buildings designed by acclaimed architects such as Herzog & de Meuron, Norman Foster, Steven Holl and Zaha Hadid are the inspiration behind this new collection by the Lebanese designer. Precious and luxurious, gowns displays elegant, classic and sophisticated designs in which beaded and sequined embellishment in the shape of geometric shapes, waves and organic patterns take centre stage. Graphics are spot on as they follow harmoniously the structure of the garments, their asymmetric draping and fluid lines.

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Long black and white moon beaded high slit gown with thin crossed straps and plunging neckline

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Black tuxedo wrap dress with high slit in beaded lattice

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Fitted column dress with button and front-pocket details paired with Mikado blazer layered in black guipure and tulle

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Slim fitting high slit racerback dress with high collar in sheer lace with bugle stone detailing in black

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Silk crepe wrap gown in white moon with asymmetric jewel lattice bust with side ruffle

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Strapless mini cocktail dress in black guipure with sequin embroidery and asymmetrical lace and guipure ruffles en silhouette

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Fitted racerback gown with draped bodice in beaded lattice in warm beige

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Belted black silk tulle jumpsuit with tonal embroideries and matching cape

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Silver and white moon jacket with beaded geometric embroideries with a black dupion flared skirt

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Zuhair Murad Haute Couture FW 2014-2015 Collection 1

Fitted black tulle with embroidered and jewel-encrusted sheer netting en silhouette

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Long sleeve crepe jumpsuit in clay with tonal jewel encrusted detailing and center wrap front bodice

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Black crepe cape with tonal embroidery

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Silk trousers with silver and white moon beaded blazer and matching tie-neck chiffon blouse

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Strapless ball gown with dark night Mikado with white moon embroidery train overlay

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Twisted chiffon drape front gown in black and white moon with high slit and plunging neckline

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Strapless ball gown in black dupion with tonal geometric jewel encrusted embroidery

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Three-piece suit in black dupion, chiffon blouse and embroidered blazer

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Belted carmine, sapphire and jade striped beaded romper with open back and bat sleeves

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Short one shoulder cocktail dress with asymmetrical ruffle in printed crimson, sapphire and jade stripes

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Fitted silk tulle gown with plunging neckline in crimson, sapphire and jade encrusted graphic stripes

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Strapless ball gown in gazar with carmine, sapphire and jade print graphic stripes and an asymmetrical side train

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Fitted one shoulder cocktail dress with beaded lattice bodice and crimson chiffon train en silhouette

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Beaded high collar racerback bodice with chiffon ruched waist and draped chiffon train in crimson

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Crimson one shouldered beaded gown with draped silk and tulle overlay train

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Beaded strapless ball gown in a carmine wave with high slit and asymmetrical ruffle train

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Strapless Mikado dress with an accordion fold draped bodice in crimson

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One shouldered crepe gown with beaded bodice in a sapphire wave

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Beaded gown in sapphire wave with sheer boatneck detail

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Short bustier cocktail dress with belted ruffle skirt in beaded sapphire wave

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One shouldered beaded gown in sapphire wave with asymmetrical draped chiffon train

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Sapphire gazar ball gown with asymetrical draped bodice and lateral train

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Beaded gown in sapphire wave with boatneck and high slit

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Strapless bustier ball gown with beaded sapphire wave body and train en silhouette

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Long sleeve jade gown in silk tulle embellished with pearls featuring an asymmetrical neckline

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Sleeveless beaded silk tulle cocktail dress in jade

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Slim fitting silk tulle gown with tonal beaded geometric motifs in jade

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Dress flared in chiffon , with a draped bust , embellished with embroidered geometrical motifs

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Beaded jade body harness over draped chiffon gown

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One shouldered beaded gown with high slit in green jade

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Beaded silver mini dress with chevron hem and strong shoulder

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Art Deco-inspired beaded one shoulder gown with square neckline and high slit in sliver

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Embellished ballerina dress in silk tulle

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Strapless ball gown with bustier and belted sheath with geometric embellishment in silver

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Silver ball gown with beaded silver body featuring silver silk tulle train en silhouette

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Art Deco-inspired beaded sheer caftan with strong shoulders and belted waist in silver

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Strapless wedding dress with full skirt with a long silk embellished train with geometric patterns in silver moon detailing

The dress length was mini and maxi. The colors most used were white, black, peacock, azalea, carbon paper blue, vermillion, turquoise, silver, ice and concrete. The preferred materials were silk, chiffon, sequins, summer wool, satin, organdie, shantung, beads. The most prominent shapes of this collection were slim, sheaths, corolla and hour-glass shapes, asymmetric and draped. The most widely used accessories were thin belts with bejewelled buckle and pointy pumps.