First aired in 2007 on TLC in the US, Say Yes to the Dress is now finally making its way to the Middle East, where its MENA spinoff, Say Yes to the Dress Arabia will be available on streaming platform Starzplay in partnership with Discovery. the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in the MENA region
Say Yes to the Dress Arabia gives brides from the Region a once-in-lifetime opportunity to feature on the show and find their perfect wedding dress. The Arabian edition is the 25th local spin-off of the popular series and will feature 20 brides from various cultural backgrounds, ranging in age from 23 to 50, all in search of their dream wedding dress.
The series was shot at the Hazar Haute Couture in Dubai -- the largest wedding dress producer in the Gulf region. The bridal boutique houses a collection of one-of-a-kind bridal dresses to perfectly accommodate the bridal budgets ranging from $615 to $14,000.
Say Yes to the Dress Arabia will be hosted by renowned Lebanese celebrity stylist, Khalil Zein, an expert and much sought after stylist in the Arab world. Zein has dressed many celebrities from across the Region, including Haifa Wehbe, Rahma Riad, Nancy Ajram, Maya Diab, and Nadine Nassib Njeim, just to name a few.
At their virtual launch event Zein said: “It is an honour to be part of a show with such an iconic legacy and it brings me great pride to be part its first regional appearance. The process of helping the brides, from a plethora of different backgrounds, was a fruitful challenge. I am very excited for the viewers to watch what we worked so hard to put together and I am sure they will enjoy every bit of it as much as we did. Thank you to the Starzplay and Discovery teams for giving me this wonderful opportunity.”
Featured on this season of the show will be popular UAE radio host and personality Eve Jaso and renowned content creators such as Amy Fox, Egyptian influencer Logina Salah and many more.