Personal history, heritage and the founding creations of the designer in the nineties inspired the Elie Saab Fall 2015 Haute Couture collection. Delicately embroidered gowns in signatures shades of rich gold are inspired by those original gowns that established the Elie Saab name on the global fashion stage, reinterpreted this season to evoke the glistening, golden palaces of Byzantium.

New geometries are discovered, in the forms of vines and foliage as well as the graphicism of Byzance motifs. Delicate lace appliqués and beadwork give surfaces a three dimensional effect. Search inside each embroidery, and you will find a flower, the enduring emblem of the House of ELIE SAAB.

Empire lines and ballerina lengths offer fluidity, emphasized by the lightness and delicacy of crepe de chine, chiffon and silk tulle. Lace is intricately worked to give a lingerie effect, a hint of seduction, but cut with graphic precision possible only in haute couture.

A captivating paradox reigns supreme backstage: a mood that is both serene and intensely focused, with soft voices and mounting excitement. Watch backstage as the models prepare to walk the runway.