Doha, Qatar was the only place to be last night, as tastemakers from the region and beyond came together for the Fashion Trust Arabia awards
Fashion Trust Arabia hosted its fourth annual FTA Prize in Doha, Qatar last night, with celebrities and VIPs from near and far joining the festivities. Actress Jodie Turner-Smith presented the awards alongside comedian Nemr Abou Nassar, in the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Honorary Chair of Fashion Trust Arabia; Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums and Co-Chair of FTA; and Founder Tania Fares. Her Highness presented the award for eveningwear. A panel of world-renowned designers and tastemakers selected six winners from 24 finalists across ready-to-wear, accessories, eveningwear, jewellery, the Franca Sozzani Debut Talent Award and the Guest Country Award in partnership with Turkiye. Each winner will receive a financial prize of up to $200,000 as well as mentorship programmes with FTA sponsors including MatchesFashion.com and Harrods.
Here is the full list of Fashion Trust Arabia Awards 2022 winners:
Ready-to-wear winner: Siham and Sarah Albinali-Lurline
Jewellery winner: Fatma Mostafa
Accessories winner: Eilaf Osman
Eveningwear winner: Artsi Ifrach – Maison ARTC
Franca Sozzani Debut Talent Award: Kazna Asker
Guest Country Award Türkiye: Burç Akyol
In addition to the designers’ prizes, Huda Kattan was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year, while the Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Valentino Garavani and accepted by Giancarlo Giammetti. Explore the gallery above for all the fashion moments and behind-the-scenes action.