Zuhair Murad was born to a Druze family in Beirut. Shortly after high school, Murad moved from Beirut to Paris where he obtained his degree in fashion.
In 1999, Murad made his first appearance on the catwalks of Rome with an acclaimed collection that led to his participation in the Italian calendar. In 1995, Murad opened his third head shop in Beirut. His extensive lines encompass haute couture, ready-to-wear, accessories and eyewear. Plans to expand the fashion line are underway to include beauty products, perfumes, swimwear and lingerie, as well as furnishings. Some of the people who have worn his design are Marion Cotillard, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Ivana Trump, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Lopez, Kellie Pickler, Najwa Karam, Shakira, Katy Perry, Christina Applegate, Vanessa Williams, Ana Ortiz, and many more have been seen wearing his dresses. Priyanka Chopra wore a white embellished strapless gown by Zuhair Murad at her maiden Oscars in 2016. Miley Cyrus was seen wearing one of his creations at the Academy Awards, and Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Lopez wore his creations at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards. He also designed Miss France Chloé Mortaud’s dress for Miss Universe 2009 and 5 dresses for the final of Miss France 2010. Zuhair Murad his undoubtably made his mark in the fashion world, take a look and you can see why so many people want his designs and his eye for detail.
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