biography/contact

Contact:  tel:646 639-9517; email: shirinesaad@gmail.com

Shirine Saad is an editor and journalist specializing in culture and lifestyle. Born in Beirut, she grew up in France, Canada, Lebanon and New York; she writes in both English and French. Saad holds degrees from McGill (B.A. in Art History and International Development ’04) and Columbia (M.S. in Magazine Journalism ’05; M.A. in Arts and Culture journalism ’10) Universities.

Throughout the years Saad has been an editor and consultant at various lifestyle publications. She has worked for a wide range of clients including ElleEn Route, Fashionista, Four Seasons Magazine, Grazia, Jalouse, L’OFFICIEL, Madame Figaro, MTV, The New York Times, Nowness, Ralph Lauren Magazine, Surface, V, W and WWD. She has interviewed Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ann Demeulemeester, Juliette Binoche, Pierre Soulages, Gregory Crewdson, Marc Quinn, Jean Nouvel, Shirin Neshat, and many more. She has traveled from Lapland to Tunisia, Vietnam and Uruguay and covered subjects as diverse as molecular gastronomy, conceptual art, ecological architecture, avant-garde music and poetry. She lives in Brooklyn and continues to roam the world seeking provocative and inspiring stories.

Saad’s first book, BOHO BEIRUT: A Guide to the Middle East’s Most Sophisticated City, is sold worldwide. Saad has also written the 2015 WALLPAPER* guide to Marseille. She is working on a Brooklyn-themed volume and a book about Jamaican style.

Saad also DJs, sails, skis, practices yoga and cooks.

SAAD IN THE MEDIA:

NOWNESS Page

L’Officiel

Boho Beirut in The Daily Star

Boho Beirut on MTV Lebanon

Shirine Saad in Time Out

From the World with Love

If the Bag Fits

Nomad Chic

Châtelaine home feature

New York Times Style, Bill Cunningham

New York Times Style, Bill Cunningham