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Krikor Jabotian is a Lebanese Armenian Fashion Designer. He has designed dresses for Queen Rania of Jordan, Princess Sheikha Sara Al Sa Sabah of Kuwait, and many more celebrities like Sharon Stone, Regina King, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Majida el Roumi, Nadine Labaki, etc.
“Royalty is completely different than celebrity. Royalty has a magic all its own.”
Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, wearing Krikor Jabotian
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Krikor Jaboutian, Wiki, Bio, Age
The Lebanese Armenian Fashion Designer was born in 1987. He is a graduate of the Armenian Catholic Hripsimiantz College.
By his own confession, he was a “different” child dressing up his younger sister and her dolls and idolizing his mother’s glamour.
“I remember the flared pink skirt her mother sewed her,” he says. “A huge pink skirt, short, knee length and flared. When she turned, it created ruffles, and I would watch and think, ‘wow, you are a queen.'”
Fashion School (ESMOD) Beirut
He graduated l’Ecole Superieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode in Beirut. Krikor Jabotian began working at Elie Saab’s creative department, an all-encompassing and enriching introduction to the industry.
Krikor stepped out and began developing his own independent designs. He was selected by Starch Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Maison Rabih Kayrouz, to showcase his work. It was the first collection he designed under his own name, marking the beginning of his independent career.
Atelier Krikor Jabotian
After the success of Starch, Krikor set up his own atelier at the young age of 23. It served him for a while. When his family joined certain aspects of his work. They established their family-run business, and Krikor Jabotian flourished into a vibrant space where his work and imagination thrive.
Atelier Krikor Jabotian takes pride in its refined craftsmanship and use of opulent fabrics to create a timeless message of heritage, style, tradition, and innovation.
According to the Arab press: The elegant bride wore a magical wedding dress designed by the Lebanese fashion designer Krikor Jabotian. The breathtaking dress was made of rich tulle and silk fabrics and was embroidered in pearls.
The Fashion World Magazine named his Dress for Kuwaiti Princess Sheikha Sara Al Sabah one of the best Celebrity dresses of 2015.
Prices and where to buy Krikor Jabotian Wedding Dresses
Regarding a bride’s special day, the bridal gowns are priceless, regarding the glorious feeling a lady will experience walking the aisle.
His custom-made dresses’ price range might reach tens of thousands of dollars, but it’s all worth the penny. Dresses by Krikor Jabotian are sought after, even second-hand or fake.
Whatever you want in a dress, embroidered, romantic, hat, veil. Mini dress, monochromatic, beaded embellishments? Voluminous skirts and swathes of tulle will increase or decrease your dress value. Opera gloves, contemporary, tailored, silver, gold stone, pearl embellishments, double crepe…
Abayas, Jewelry Design, Charity
Krikor Jabotian is a true artist known for his support of his community. Traditional, exquisite Abaya designs or Jewelry, he believes in giving back.
After the Beirut explosion, Krikor joined a group of Lebanese Artists and created a unique collection whose revenue was dedicated to Bet El Baraka (meaning House of Blessings.)
His collection was named: Anahid, Layla, Sabah, Salwa, Therese, Varteni and, Victorine, Jabotian. The seven flowers of Pearl and Brass represent the cycle of life and nature. Blossoming and eventually perishing