Nour Sassine is a Fashion and Textile designer from Beirut, Lebanon.
She first pursued Graphic Design at the American University of Beirut before transferring to Parsons School of Design where she obtained a Fashion Design (BFA). Studying between Paris and New York City, her formation helped her develop a unique visual identity.
Having grown up experimenting with Fine Arts (Painting, Drawing, Sculpture and Mix-media illustration, they are today an important part of her design process.
Nour has a strong sensibility for hand-made textiles, which was the focus of her thesis collection CONVERSATIONS. She was one of the few students to collaborate with the Institut des Métiers d’Arts, where she learned hand embroidery from an expert craftsman.
The Conversations jacket from her thesis collection was chosen to be displayed at the Institute’s gallery, and at the 2018 Parsons New York Benefit.
Her design aesthetic merges exaggerated playful shapes with an elegant play on textures and prints, which caters to a down to earth contemporary woman.