Robert Abi Nader started his fashion steps in 1988; he was the first and youngest Lebanese to attend and graduate from the prestigious Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne.
His talents were quickly spotted by Yves Saint Laurent who immediately selected him for an internship at his fashion house. Later on, he honed his skills at other prestigious labels such as Claude Montana and Christian Dior.
Robert Abi Nader was the first Lebanese designer to present a collection during the Haute Couture season in Paris, one of the four official fashion capitals of the world. He single handedly opened the door for his fellow Lebanese designers to follow in his footsteps.
Ever since, Robert Abi Nader has managed to position himself as a major player in the industry deftly reaching icon status with innovative designs that moved fashion forward.From one fashion show to another, his collections gathered an astounding worldwide acclaim earning him the praises of the international fashion critics and extensive media coverage.
Robert Abi Nader has gotten rave reviews from an array of prestigious international fashion magazines.