BY: ANKITA DAYANAND
JLo has always championed Arab designers at movie premieres and awards shows, and has even stated that Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad is one of her all-time favourites.
She’s also a big fan of Elie Saab and Reem Acra to name just a few, so we’ve rounded up Lopez’s best Middle Eastern-inspired outfits for you to enjoy as award season gears up and the red carpet looks flow.
Spoiler: expect lots of embellishment, bold colours and statement looks.
1. Zuhair Murad
Jennifer Lopez wore a sheer jumpsuit from the Lebanese couturier’s FW19 collection at the at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala after-party.
2. Elie Saab
JLo stole the show in this dazzling dress by Lebanese designer Elie Saab at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The singer wore a regal yellow gown by Lebanese couturier Reem Acra at the 11th annual Governers Awards gala red carpet.
4. Charbel Zoe
The Hustlers actress wore an emerald-green playsuit by Lebanese designer Charbel Zoe before taking to the stage to open the World Cup in Brazil in 2014.
5. Georges Chakra
Jen dressed in a pink-chiffon gown designed by Lebanese designer Georges Chakra for The American Music awards in 2018.
6. Maison Yeya
The mother-of-two walked down the red carpet of the Toronto International Film Festival in a bright yellow dress by the Egyptian label Maison Yeya’s couture collection for fall 2019
7. Nicolas Jebran
The New Yorker rocked a bodysuit by Lebanese fashion designer Nicolas Jebran during her 2019 tour.