The queen of Cairo's bridal couture scene, Yasmine Yeya's elegant wedding gowns are making her Egypt's many in-demand designer. She talks candidly to Farah Hosny about beauty, bridezillas and using just a little dress that is black her very own wedding.
Once we head into Yasmine Yeya's Cairo atelier, certainly one of her unfinished creations - a marriage dress yourself in the making - clings to a mannequin in the exact middle of the space; the piece that is ethereal a tight bodice infused with regular bursts of intricate beading that provide method to a river of chiffon, dropping with elegant nonchalance on the flooring, creating ripples of material. Even yet in its state that is semi-complete dress is stunning and it is the real embodiment of why the designer has ascended to her status because the indisputable queen of bridal couture in Egypt - and perhaps throughout the area.
But interestingly sufficient, her job path had been very nearly accidental with its trajectory.
"we never imagined being truly a designer, " Yeya states, settling her petite frame behind a desk that is imposing her roomy studio that oozes understated decadence. In a imprinted peplum top, skinny jeans and grey pumps, her appearance may be the epitome of the pulled-together designer, looking really inside her element, despite what her original motives might have been. "Ever I made dresses however it had been a spare time activity maybe not an aspiration.