In some of the most exciting regional news we’ve heard in a while, Fashion Trust Arabia is getting ready for another edition — one with a host of international heavyweights and one that celebrates emerging design talent in the region.
The Advisory Board has selected 24 designer finalists (all emerging talent from the MENA region) for a chance to win one of the 6 FTA Awards and the new Guest Country Award.
The finalists will present their work to the FTA Jury in Doha, where the winners will be announced during the evening’s FTA 2022 Awards ceremony in October. Similar to its inaugural event, the ceremony will be a fusion of a physical awards ceremony and virtual reality, allowing viewers from across the globe to tune in.
The finalists for this year’s FTA 2022 Awards are:
Renwa Yassine (RĒNWA), Rym Beydoun (Super Yaya), Siham and Sarah Albinali (Lurline) and Yousra Elsadig
Evening Wear Award
Amna Alsalem (AMNAALSALEM), Artsi Ifrah (MAISONARTC Marrakech), Moulham Obid and Yasmin Mansour
Alexandra Hakim (Alexandra Hakim Jewellery), Dalila Barkache, Fatma Mostafa and Youssra Nichane (DIYHAN)
Duha Bukadi (Pupchen), Eilaf Osman (EILAF), Karen Gaballa (B O Λ D Ḱ) and Leila Roukni (Talel)
Debut Talent Award
Claudia Khachan (Saint Balech), Kazna Asker, Mohammed El Marnissi (MARNISSI) and Rayana Boulila (Rayana Heemskerk-Boulila)
Guest Country Award
Bünyamin Aydın (Les Benjamins), Burç Akyol (BURC AKYOL), CeylinTürkkan Bilge (SIEDRÉS) and Şansım Adalı
Congratulations to all the finalists!
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