Aïshti is a Lebanese luxury and stylish department chain store which features fashion and clothing from top designers. [ [http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=3&article_id=24090 Aishti's spectacular rise spreads across region] Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Daily Star - Lebanon, (May 1, 2006).]
Opened by Tony Salamé in 1989, Aïshti has grown from a single high-end clothing store into a globally recognized chain that carries renowned luxury brands. With various branches throughout Lebanon, Aïshti brought together under one roof some of the most prestigious fashions labels in the world, including
Prada, Miu Miu, Yves Saint-Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Sergio Rossi, Roberto Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, Marni, Burberry, Fendi, Chloéand many more.
The "Aïshti Seaside" store in Jal el Dib, a few minutes north of
Beirut, also features furniture and home accessories from high-end European brandslike Minottiand Misura Emme.
"Aïzone", the more casual side of Aïshti, exists as a separate entity and carries some of the hippest international brands including
Camper, True Religion, 7 for All Mankind, Armani Jeansand various other trendy Los Angelesbrands.
The company has also branched out into parallel industries, with a spa and
hair salonoperating inside the Aïshti store in Downtown Beirut, and a glamorous lifestyle publication, "Aïshti Magazine", focusing on fashion, entertainment and design.
The restaurants, "People", with two separate locations, and "Aïshti Café", also operate under the Aïshti umbrella.
* [http://www.aishti.com/ Aïshti]
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