Elie Saab Couture Spring 2016

Elie Saab Couture Spring 2016

The designer’s transporting ode to India included silky pants, spangled salwar-kameez ensembles, and breezy dusters.

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Spring 2016

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Spring 2016

Tom Pecheux and Orlando Pita created the show’s beauty look.

Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2016

Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2016

Elie Saab showed his London late Sixties-inspired collection for pre-fall.

Elie Saab backstage RTW Spring 2016

Backstage at Elie Saab Spring 2016

Orlando Pita and Tom Pecheux were behind the beauty look of the show.

E.Saab RTW Spring 2016

Elie Saab RTW Spring 2016

The presence of Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid on the runway sent a clear signal: Elie Saab is targeting a younger clientele.

Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

There was no shortage of gold, the inspiration for the show, and the common thread across the parade of gauzy evening finery.

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

Tom Pecheux and Orlando Pita crafted the show’s beauty look.

Elie Saab Resort 2016

Elie Saab Resort 2016

Seventies Hollywood glamour — in the form of floral palm prints and embroideries, silk caftan capes and jumpsuits — gave Elie Saab's resort collection an air of chic bohemia.

Backstage at Elie Saab RTW Fall 2015

Backstage at Elie Saab Fall 2015

Orlando Pita and Tom Pecheux created the beauty look of the show.

Elie Saab RTW Fall 2015

Elie Saab RTW Fall 2015

For fall, the designer’s high-maintenance ladies assumed a slightly tougher guise, donning lots of leather with lace paneling.