13. Andrea Wazen

Brand: Andrea Wazen
Category: Footwear
Establishment: 2013
Nationality: Lebanese
Headquarters: Lebanon

Lebanese shoe designer Wazen trained under Rupert Sanderson and Christian Louboutin after relocating to the U.K. in 2010 and established her brand in 2013. She has also lived in Paris and studied at the Istituto Marangoni Italian fashion school. Wazen’s shoes have been spotted on the likes of Beyoncé, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Jenner, Winnie Harlow, and Dua Lipa. In 2023, Wazen opened a store in Printemps Doha, Qatar. The brand has a wide presence across Europe online and in stores and is available at Saks Fifth Avenue, LUISAVIAROMA, Neiman Marcus, Level Shoes, and Ounass, among others.