BEIRUT AND PARIS GRIEVE
The fashion world is in mourning in the days following violent attacks in both Paris and Beirut.
The news of a brutal series of terrorist attacks struck horror in the heart of Paris Friday night, while last Thursday brought news of a terrorist attack in the Beirut’s southern suburbs that killed nearly 50 people and left many other wounded. Though the Paris attacks seemed to many to overshadow the troubles in Beirut, the close links between Lebanon and France meant many designers were in mourning for two cities.
Lebanese designer Elie Saab posted the above picture to instagram, with the caption: “Beirut and Paris, the beautiful pillars of our foundation that is ELIE SAAB have been the worlds recent victims of terror, and from both cities united, we #prayforparis #prayforbeirutand for peace.”
Zuhair Murad also posted in support of both places, with a photo of candles for both Beirut and Paris.