Farah Mady: A Name You’ll Hear More Often

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady

Between following trends, setting them, and expressing a vision through garments, the encompassing role of a stylist lies. Looking at the fashion scene, and all things related to this industry from brands to public figures and the media, fashion styling proves a crucial prescence. Besides, with social media holding an upper hand, visual projects' creativity has no limits. Thus, young, innovative, and unbounded stylists rose to the horizon in the Middle East. One very bright and promising is Farah Mady, through her we take an insightful view at the emerging stylist.

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady

Farah Mady, only 23, paved her way into styling gradually, soon enough marking her place and style. The Beirut native was always passionate about fashion and maintaining impeccable looks. Farah took off to London College of Fashion and Fisher College Boston to widen her scopes and get to know all the corners and roundabouts of her profession. Thus, she has earned extensive knowledge that exposed her to eminent stylists, forming her unique aesthetic. Farah grew a special liking to stylists of all sorts and from varied origins, all of which add up to her distinctive style. One of the prominent stylists she appreciates are Tom Van Dorpe, who works for some high-end brands like Hugo Boss and Fenty. Farah also is a fan of Ibrahim Kamara, Lotta Volkova, and several other names that have a signature visual.

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady | Model: Nour Mady | Styling: Farah Mady | Photography: Laura Karam

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady | Model: Nour Mady | Styling: Farah Mady | Photography: Laura Karam

Photo: Courtesy of By Any Means | Styling: Farah Mady | Photography: Aly Saab

Photo: Courtesy of By Any Means | Styling: Farah Mady | Photography: Aly Saab

Since she's back at Beirut, Farah is now styling looks for the hottest Lebanon based brands. Farah worked with Rafa Homme and By Any Means, creating unconventional buzz inducing looks. Playing with colors or absolute basics, she caters the designs in an out of the ordinary way to bring a cool, flattering, and memorable outcome. Personally inspired by the largest to the smallest fashion houses, Farah has an eye that focuses on the details. In fact, she dresses herself in a way that you can call a bit different than her work. Farah sees her style as simple with an edge and it's apparent she's a firm believer in small touches that speak loudly.

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady | Model: Nour Mady | Styling: Farah Mady | Photography: Laura Karam

Photo: Courtesy of Farah Mady | Model: Nour Mady | Styling: Farah Mady | Photography: Laura Karam

With baby steps and gradual hard earned leaps, Farah is cooking herself a big name and presence. Gaining experience, she has learned that good understanding between the team and time management, not solely talent, is what makes a project successful. Farah did it the right way and is expanding her scopes in the region and exposing herself to all the different mindsets, designers, visual languages, and styles. Farah's sought after goal is to create valuable work that evokes emotions and helps empower and inform. Challenging herself, Farah seeks to connect with inspiring talents and opportunities in the booming styling career. Farah Mady has come to light, fulfilling her vision and reaching great ends across the Middle East. And it’s only the start of her exciting career.


Exclusive Grail Content Youmna Halawa, Contributing Editor