Celebs Wear Arab Designers at the 2017 Golden Globes
BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer
Year after year, actresses from film and television choose Arab designers to wear on the Red Carpet for awards shows. At the 2017 Golden Globes, at least 13 celebrities arrived in gowns designed by Arab designers, most of whom are from Lebanon.
This year, big name actresses accepted their awards wearing dresses made by Arab designers, helping to expose the Arab world’s rising fashion industry. Zuhair Murad dressed the most actresses out of all the Arab designers, but other famous designers, such as Reem Acra, Elie Saab, and Georges Chakra, made stated appearances on the Red Carpet, as well.
Lily Collins in Zuhair Murad
Lily Collins was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for the film Rules Don’t Apply.
Tracee Ellis Ross in Zuhair Murad
Tracee Ellis Ross won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for the series Black-ish.
Sofia Vergara in Zuhair Murad
Sofia Vergara wasn’t nominated this year for her role on the show Modern Family, but was still invited as a presenter. The actress introduced Sylvester Stallone’s three daughters as this year’s Miss Golden Globes during the awards show.
Olivia Culpo in Zuhair Murad
Olivia Culpo co-hosted a Red Carpet fashion show at the Golden Globes. She is an actress and former Miss Universe and Miss USA.
Elsa Pataky in Elie Saab
Elsa Pataky is a Spanish model and actress who attended the Golden Globes with her husband Chris Hemsworth, who was a presenter.
Jessica Biel in Elie Saab
Jessica Biel attended the award show with her husband, Justin Timerblake, who was nominated for best original song for Can’t Stop the Feeling from the Trolls soundtrack.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Georges Chakra
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for the show Veep.
Felicity Huffman in Georges Chakra
Felicity Huffman was nominated for Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for the television show American Crime.
Emily Ratajkowski in Reem Acra
Emily Ratajkowski is an actress and model known for music video performances and the film Gone Girl.
Kristen Wiig in Reem Acra
Kristen Wiig was a presenter with Steve Carell for Best Animated Film.
Giuliana Rancic in Rani Zakhem
Giuliana Rancic co-hosted E!’s Live from the Red Carpet during the Golden Globes.
Raya Abirached in Aiisha Ramadan
Raya Abirached a Lebanese TV personality and celebrity news host for MBC.
Trace Lysette in Charbel Zoe
Trace Lysette is a star of the show Transparent, which was nominated for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy.