Elias J HobeikaMay 6, 2014
The Hobeika FamilyMay 8, 2014
Among the family members , the international designer Georges Hobeika , who is well known , who among us had not heard or known designs of the most famous screen celebrities in Hollywood , Georges Hobeika , was present with his family in another successful meeting in the Munir Restaurant In Brumana
It is never too late to change your career path and shift to monetize your passion and doing so successfully. Georges Hobeika is here to prove it. Starting as a civil engineer and architect, he moved into fashion design, launching his haute-couture fashion house in 1995, at the age of 33, owning today 4 fashion lines, with various locations around the world. .
Born 1962 in the mountain village of Baskinta, along with seven siblings, George Hobeika grew up assisting his seamstress mother, Marie, in her boutique atelier, and loving it. While he made it his hobby, he went for an education in civil engineering and architectural design. …
From civil engineering to fashion
During the Lebanese Civil War, he sought Paris for safety and a better future for his family and himself. He did various internships with several Parisian fashion houses, among which none other than the legendary Chanel.
- He came back to Lebanon in 1995 and opened his own fashion atelier in Beirut
- Six years later, Hobeika went back to Paris and this time to present his first fashion show at Hotel K
- he has been presenting his collections twice a year at Paris Couture Fashion Week.
- By 2010, solid in his established fame, he launched his Parisian showroom along with a production atelier that specializes in two of his fashion lines: Signature and GH by Georges Hobeika.
Two years later, Georges Hobeika would come to see his fame spreading exponentially across the continents when Miss USA Olivia Culpo was crowned Miss Universe 2012 wearing an exquisite gown of his designs for the final part of the competition.