Fashion Trust Arabia announces 2023 prize winners
The Fashion Trust Arabia, a fashion fund dedicated to spotlighting Middle Eastern talent, announced seven winners of its prize,
ArtDayME: Qatar’s Fashion Trust Arabia announced seven winners of its annual prize on Monday.
Womenswear designer Amir Al-Kasm and Renaissance founder Cynthia Merhej were announced as the winners of the evening wear category.
The finalists were selected by a panel that included Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani and fashion writer Tania Fares, who founded the trust in 2018.
Other winners were Lebanon-based designer Ahmed Amer in the ready-to-wear category, British-Lebanese designer Katarina Tarazi in the jewelry category, and design duo of eyewear label A Better Feeling Omar Taha and Lily Max for accessories.
Menswear designer Adam Elyasse took home the Franca Sozzani Debut Talent award and Nigerian designer Adeju Thompson, founder of Lagos Space Programme, was awarded the Guest Country Award.