With the official award ceremony set for March, anticipation has been building up for the announcement of Fashion Trust Arabia’s finalists.
Since its launch in September, the non-profit initiative—spearheaded by Lebanese-born entrepreneur, philanthropist and fashion consultant Tania Fares—has made its mark on the region, bringing along an impressive roster of industry heavyweights to join their coveted jury.
And today, after months of rigorous inquiry and over 250 submissions, the organization has announced the 25 designers who have made the cut to the finals. Among them are emerging and more established designers from across the region from Lebanon to Morocco.
Over the next two months, the jury will select the prize recipients who will be announced at the organization’s inaugural ceremony on March 28.
Here’s a complete list of this year’s finalists: