Qwan Anthony

Qwan Anthony

Editor in Chief, Icon Middle East

Of Ivorian origins, QWAN Anthony, is a multi-disciplinary creative chameleon and fashion stylist, bringing a unique perspective to his role. Born in Angers, France, and raised between Boston, Paris, and Saint-Louis near Basel in Switzerland, QWAN's journey in the world of fashion began as an assistant at Balmain studio in 2009 with Christophe Decarnin. In 2018, QWAN joined Louis Vuitton Paris HQ as the in-house stylist under the mentorship of Virgil Abloh. He subsequently collaborated on projects with influential figures such as Kanye West, contributing to renowned fashion houses like Balenciaga, Givenchy, and Saint-Laurent.

QWAN Anthony shared his vision, stating, "It is in my DNA to challenge our true selves, shedding light on all artifacts that compose any idea of beauty – to look at the genesis. I aim to redefine purity and aesthetic while connecting the dots on a global scale, broadcast local conversations. It's not just an obsession; it's my dedication."


ICON Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is the ultimate guide for the modern man navigating the next-gen digital era, that goes beyond the traditional suit n' tie. ICON explores sneaker drops, avant-garde art, and icons of business, sport, film, and fashion in the MENA region and beyond. Immerse yourself in a visual world where every photoshoot tells a story, positioned at the crossroads of style and elevated substance.