Andrea Wazen
40 Women Behind Middle Eastern Brands 2021

Rank: 8

Andrea Wazen

Brand: Andrea Wazen

Category: Footwear

Establishment: 2013

Nationality: Lebanese

Headquarters: Lebanon

Born in London and raised in Beirut, shoe designer Wazen trained under Rupert Sanderson and Christian Louboutin after relocating to the U.K. in 2010. She launched her brand in 2013, opening a boutique in Beirut. She entered e-commerce in 2017. Her designs have been worn by celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lopez, Catherine Zeta Jones, Hailey Bieber, Emilia Clarke, Demi Lovato, and Demi Moore. Designed and produced in Beirut, Wazen supports local artisans. She plans to enter the U.S. market in 2021.