Countless industry powerhouses have driven home the point that one’s humble beginning does not have to stand as a hindrance to success. In addition, numerous stories have featured aspirants who entered their chosen field without anything on their backs but their passion and dreams. Highly accomplished entrepreneur Sam Ibrahim is one such household name who can testify to the power of ambition and drive in translating vision into reality.
Widely acclaimed for being the ultimate multilingual fashion consultant, this Berkeley alumnus, who graduated with honors in fashion marketing, has made waves with his expertise, experience, and multiple endeavors. Not only does Sam Ibrahim serve as the USA manager of Mohamed Ramadan — the biggest celebrity in Africa and the Middle East — but he is also the founder and owner of the global fashion company called Affari Group.
Affari Group has risen through the ranks to become one of America’s most prominent fashion houses under the leadership of Sam Ibrahim, and it is expected to transform into an industry staple in the coming years. Based in New York, it has offices in Dubai, Egypt, and Japan, which enable this lauded institution to gain a footing in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
With his fifteen-year experience working alongside the world’s most famous luxury brands, Sam Ibrahim can spot fake leather pants from a mile away and tell in an instant the manufacturing year of one’s favorite blazer. The depth of his knowledge has propelled him to the forefront of the industry, and his contributions in the field have allowed him to cement his position.
Throughout his career, this design connoisseur has worked for the top fashion corporations in the USA and UAE, including Bloomingdales, Amazon, Barneys, and Macy’s. Under his direction, these moguls all have grown tremendously and continue to dominate the game.
Additionally, Sam Ibrahim, who is also the mind behind two highly-successful private brands, is the exclusive distributor for the esteemed celebrity-owned eyewear brand, Prive Revaux, which is rocking the MENA region. Through his numerous ventures and by leading Affari Group together with his partners Gil Einhorn and Hershy Mayer, this renowned figure has impacted lives and the fashion industry, in general. Astoundedly, Sam Ibrahim reached these spectacular heights and bagged numerous accomplishments under his belt despite starting from zero, demonstrating that any aspirant willing to go the extra mile can fulfill their personal and professional goals.
In the future, Sam Ibrahim is set to inject his expertise into the field by continuing to work directly with some of the biggest celebrities on the planet. Armed with his undying commitment to high-end fashion, he plans to launch more initiatives benefiting the industry.
Above anything, he aims to remain a source of inspiration for dreamers and his peers through his story. As an Alexandria native who was not born with a silver platter, he nevertheless achieved immeasurable success. Moving forward, Sam Ibrahim wants to emphasize the importance of hard work, passion, and humility.