Born in the Italy and raised in Lebanon, Lebanese designer Monaya Fayoumi’s passion for designing started very early.Monaya enrolled in fashion design school, Esmod Beirut in 2006, from which she graduated with honors and distinctions, owning the “Golden Needle Prize”, in 2009. She then gained experience working with world renowned Lebanese designer Tony Ward and Lebanese fashion house Les Amis. In 2008, she was selected by l’Atelier des Arts, (Design Exhibition), which promotes promising fresh designers, to showcase her first and second accessories collections. Then in 2010, she moved abroad and relocates in Muscat- Sultanate of Oman, to spread her knowledge and experience in teaching Fashion design & Pattern making in The Higher College of Technology. In 2014, she launched her very first Ready to wear collection.Her work gained instant success and recognition, which led her to stock her designs in the first multi-brand store in Muscat, “THE LOOKOUT”.