Yara Estephan is the founder of Yara Estephan Weddings & Events, a high-end luxury event planning and design studio based in Beirut, Lebanon.
Originally from Lebanon, Yara has lived her entire childhood in Kuwait before moving back to her home country in 2005. With a passion for designing concepts and her love of people, she majored in Graphic Design and later on completed her studies with a Master’s degree in Consumer Psychology.
This young creative first embarked on her professional career by working in advertising agencies and TV stations and later on opening an online directory for the wedding industry suppliers in 2010.
In 2013 she was asked to help plan her friend’s wedding. Little did she know, that it was then that her childhood hobby was going to become her career and would take her around the world.
Since then, she has successfully planned and executed more than 150 events in the Middle East, the Gulf Region, and Europe.
Yara’s work has been featured in numerous publications in the region.
Her artwork is not limited to weddings and events, as she also designs sets for photo shoots and TV shows (including the set design of the Murex d’Or, a yearly prestigious award show for actors and celebrities in the Pan Arab region).
Her degree in graphic design and psychology play an important role in the success of her business. Combining creativity and design with the understanding of her clients’ needs and desires enables her to create a unique, detail oriented, personalized, and enjoyable experience for every client.
“It’s all about creating beautiful memories”