Through the most minimal of sketches, Lebanese designer Diana Wassef, has revisited the past and present of familiar cultures, reimagining the Abaya, Sirwal, Dishdasha, and Bisht. Using elemental forms with natural fibers like bamboo, hemp, pineapple, cotton and linen. Her new collection 'Kao-Kabi', which in Arabic means 'my planet', offers a glimpse into the eco-conscious world she envisions for fashion
Diana Wassef is a Fashion designer raised in Beirut and currently based between Beirut and New York City. Her eclectic background in Fashion, Costume and Theatre Design lead her to create her label Emily Cremona in 2009. In 2011 the designer was selected to showcase her two collections "Du Fleur" and "A Pale Blossoming" at Starch Foundation in Beirut, a non-profit organization founded by Rabih Kayrouz and Tala Hajjar. Since 2013, Wassef has been exploring the future of materials and sustainable design, and working with dyeing techniques, natural fibers and fabric marbling. Moving forward, Wassef intends to create sustainable, innovative textiles from which her future collections will be designed.
Emily Cremona The Kaokaba Asymmetrical Crop Top is available at Boutique Hub. concept store, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon.
Description: Organic Linen
Detail: Tail from the left back side
Available sizes: S, M, L