The designer was born in Lebanon and raised in The United Arab Emirates, Dubai. His interest in dress making started at an early age, then he moved to Paris in 2002 where he cultivated his talent.
He started his career back in Dubai where he started making dresses for family members and friends in 2005. Tony Yaacoub opened his first atelier in Lebanon and his first fashion show in Metropolitan Grand Hotel proved that his talent was remarkable. In 2005, Tony Yaacoub opened his own atelier in Lebanon, and in 2010 and after 5 years Tony Yaacoub became a name to remember in the world of Couture.
Sexy and sophisticated, his dresses are a combination of luxury fabrics and Swarovski stones. The new brand name Tony Yaacoub Beirut was created to promote the name of Lebanon and of his beloved city Beirut, the biggest inspiration behind Tonys creation.
Temptation is the name he gave for his RTW collection; he launched his first Temptation ready to wear (RTW 2013) collection in Vendome Luxury Hotel, in Paris this year.