Ming-Na Wen during HBA 2024, custom dress by Hayari Paris

Ming-Na Wen, an actress and recognized figure in Disney, was awarded The Timeless Beauty Award at the 9th annual Hollywood Beauty Awards.

HBA's designated designer, Nabil Hayari from HAYARI PARIS, meticulously crafted a unique gown over a span of three months, investing more than 250 hours of manual labor at his Parisian workshop.

Crafted from luxurious gray-blue silk organza, the gown boasted a lining of silk tulle and silk satin. The top of the dress featured corset couture and Princess cutting, comprising two layers of organza. Delicate embroidered butterflies, adorned with Swarovski stones and ostrich feathers, added the finishing touch, meticulously handcrafted and laser cut.

Min-Na Wen in Hayari Paris Couture
The Timeless Beauty Award

Longstanding friends Joe Manganiello (Actor, Host of “Deal or No Deal: Island”) and Chaz Dean (Founder of WEN) had the honor of presenting the prestigious award to the acclaimed actress.

The Timeless Beauty Award pays tribute to a prominent figure in the industry for their career accomplishments and the significant influence they have had through their humanitarian work and personal examples.

Ming-Na Wen shattered boundaries by becoming the first Asian American contract actor on the daytime drama "As the World Turns." Her remarkable career includes a seven-year stint on the Emmy Award-winning NBC series "ER." Recognized as a DISNEY LEGEND for bringing to life iconic characters like "Mulan," Agent May in "Marvel's Agents of Shield," and 'June' in "The Joy Luck Club" based on Amy Tan’s novel. She has recently showcased her talents through voice acting in HBO Max’s “Gremlins: Secrets of Mogwai” and on-screen in "The Mandalorian" and “The Book of Boba Fett.” Included in BBC’s list of 100 most influential women and People Magazine’s 50 most beautiful people, Ming-Na received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last year. Additionally, she has been announced as the newest addition to the cast of Sony’s “Karate Kid.”

Nabil Hayari Ming-Na Wen
Who is Nabil Hayari?

Nabil Hayari, who trained at L’école Supdemod in Lyon and later caught the attention of La Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture Parisienne, honed his skills during internships at Yves Saint Laurent and Azzedine Alaïa. His expertise in crystal beads, lace, chiffon drapes, and structured cuts developed further during his tenure at Diamant Blanc et Diamant Noir, where wedding gowns became his signature style. Teaming up with entrepreneur Hugues Alard, they founded HAYARI PARIS in 2009 and set up shop on Avenue Matignon alongside Dior and other esteemed couture brands in the Golden Triangle. His debut collection at Paris Fashion Week featuring wedding and evening gowns garnered immediate acclaim.

In 2011, Nabil was awarded the First Official Prize for his Black Wedding gown at the Carrousel du Louvre fashion show, before collaborating with Maison Robertet in Grasse to develop their inaugural perfume "Only For Her." Presently, the brand offers a collection of over 17 fragrances. In 2015, Hayari accessories made their debut, featuring a wide range of handbags, jewelry, and candles all showcased at the Hayari Parisian Boutique located in the Latin Quarter. Nabil's aspirations materialized when Bergdorf Goodman in New York dedicated a special section in their bridal salon for his wedding gowns. Across the nation, Nabil has held the esteemed position of the official designer for the Hollywood Beauty Awards for the past 7 years.