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Designer Elie Saab a red carpet standout
Designer Elie Saab a red carpet standout

In the history of red carpet fashion, it was monumental. In 2002, Halle Berry became the first African American woman to win a Best Actress Oscar, and Lebanese designer Elie Saab went from emerging talent to international fashion superstar in an instant. It was the perfect marriage of celebrity and dress, in this case a burgundy taffeta creation with a sheer embroidered tulle bodice that will go down in the annals as one of the best Oscar gowns of all time. Elie Saab's dresses graced more than 700 celebrities from 1990 to 2013, according to "Elie Saab," the 9 1/2 lb. Assouline tome published last year that chronicles his career. And more than any other designer, he has put...

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