- Lebanese designers
- fashion design
Born in Beirut, Nadine Zeni was a lawyer before she quit her day job to follow her passion for fashion. She started doing private sales selling niche french brands in Beirut. Her clientele kept growing asking for more. She was then approached by fashion magazines to work as a stylist and for the next 7 years she worked as a freelance stylist and image consultant on fashion editorials, music videos and TV commercials, collaborating with many celebrities in the Middle East like Elissa, Shirine Abdel Wahhab, Miss Lebanon and many more. In 2010 Nadine Zeni founded her eponymous ready-to-wear line.
Combining a feminine and glamorous esthetic with a modern edge, it was an instant success among the fashion savvy and was picked up by buyers in Beirut, Dubai, Jeddah, Qatar, Amman such as Cream Beirut and Cream Jeddah, Sauce Dubai, and Valleydez Dubai. In 2012 Nadine Zeni opened her first boutique in Beirut at the prestigious. Beirut Souks and started making made to order dresses. She also did a capsule collection of snakeskin handbags which are sold by special order. In 2014 she opened her couture Atelier. In 2015 she launched her first bridal collection.
Nadine Zeni has become popular among celebrities such as Maya Diab, Mona Abou Hamzeh, Carla Abou Jaoude, Lady Fozaza, Mayssa Al Maghrebi, Rabiaa Al Zayyat and has been featured in most fashion magazines and blogs such as Sayyidati, Layalina, Elle Oriental, Harper's Bazaar, Gheir, Yasmina.com. Nadine Zeni is also a regular writer for Layalina Magazine's "You the Jury "column.