Lebanese Designers Win Fashion Trust Arabia Award

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Lebanese Designers Win Fashion Trust Arabia Award

Fashion Trust Arabia (FTA), a non-profit organization that provides support for young designers across the Middle East and North Africa, granted the ready-to-wear award to Lebanese designers Salim Azzam and Roni Helou during a gala dinner held in Doha this week.

Winners will collaborate with FTA and the London-based global luxury retailer, Matchesfashion.com, to launch their brands with a funding up to $200,000 for each one of them.

FTA judges panel included: Diane von Furstenberg, Olivier Rousteing, Pierpaolo Piccioli, Victoria Beckham, Zuhair Murad, Alexander Wang, Erdem Moralioglu, Farida Khelfa, Haider Ackermann, Natalia Vodianova, Remo Ruffini, Sarah Mower, Stefano Tonchi, Natalie Kingham, Natalie Massenet, Giambattista Valli, Imaan Hammam, Sonam Kapoor, Edgardo Osorio, Caroline Scheufele, Antoine Arnault, Carla Bruni, Sara Sozzani Maino and Maria Milano.

Applications for next year's Fashion Trust Arabia prizes will open in Spring 2019.

Source: Kataeb.org