About the Designer
Jad El Halabi is the founder and creative director behind the brand JAD PRIVÉ. Lebanese born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, his love for shoes was apparent at the age of only two when his family realized that a brand new pair of shoes was the only thing that made him instantly happy.
Jad has had a passion for shoes ever since – letting his feet lead the way. He toured the world, living in and visiting different cities, discovering new cultures, gathering insights and inspirations on every adventure, in every encounter.
He graduated from the American University of Beirut with a degree in Business Administration, emphasis on Marketing. He left Lebanon to earn another degree – a Masters of Science in Luxury Goods and Services at the International University of Monaco. He consequently lived in Dubai for 7 years and worked with high-end brands like Louis Vuitton, L’Oreal, and The Swatch Group that instilled in him the importance of innovative design, craftsmanship, and premium quality of materials.
In 2018, Jad returned to Beirut to pursue his dreams in starting his own label for Men’s Shoes. After identifying a gap in the market – specifically in men’s modern, new age fashion, he decided to create shoes with a versatile, comfortable and professional look that one could wear to the workplace, a dinner date or drinks with friends.
Throughout his life, shoes were Jad’s forte, keeping them in near mint condition; he proves that if you take care of something, it’s bound to last.
Beirut-based JAD PRIVÉ combines timeless designs with high-end quality resulting in aesthetic sneakers that can be worn to any and every occasion.
“Let your feet do the talking” #JadADit