Princess Firyal of Jordan is originally Palestinian. Her title comes from her marriage to the brother of the late King Hussein of Jordan. Over the years she has gained a reputation as one of the most glamorous and best-dressed couture customers on the international social scene. Long known as a hostess in London and Paris (where she maintains homes) she currently lives in New York. An ardent fundraiser who has assisted in a wide variety of Educational and Cultural programs in Jordan and abroad, the Princess is also a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. In October 1999, she became a member of the International Committee of the "Musses des Arts Decoratifs" in Paris, as well as a seat on the Chairman's Council of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
She was a loyal customer at Balmain during Oscar de la Renta’s tenure at the House. Today she is a client at Chanel, Gaultier Paris, and Valentino.
Clockwise: In Yves Saint Laurent haute couture, Spring 1986; In Chanel couture, Spring 2004; In Gaultier Paris, Fall 2005; In Balmain couture, Fall 2001; Wearing Gaultier Paris, Fall 2005.
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