Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, wife of the former emir of Qatar, and fashion designer Victoria Beckham in conversation in Doha after the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize awards ceremony.

Qatar awards seek to anchor fashion as a creative force in Arab world that transcends borders

  • Fashion Trust Arabia presents inaugural prizes in Doha to six Arab brands, in line with its vision of a united, inclusive regional fashion industry emerging
  • Its co-chairwoman Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad al-Thani acknowledges ‘political climate was different’ when awards were conceived but says they’re open to all
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Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, wife of the former emir of Qatar, and fashion designer Victoria Beckham in conversation in Doha after the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize awards ceremony.
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Naomi Campbell displays an outfit by South African designer Kluk CGDT during the 2018 Lagos Fashion Week. The British supermodel has spoken out in support of publisher Condé Nast’s plan to launch an African edition of Vogue magazine. Photo: AP

Michelle Obama and Lupita Nyong’o in Maki Oh – has African fashion’s time finally come?

  • From Nigeria, where Afrobeats stars champion their creations, to Cape Town, African fashion designers are going out to the world and winning fans
  • Kenneth Ize and Thebe Magugu, candidates for US$337,000 LVMH Prize, Lisa Folawiyo, Laduma Ngxokolo – these are some of the African designers you should watch
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Naomi Campbell displays an outfit by South African designer Kluk CGDT during the 2018 Lagos Fashion Week. The British supermodel has spoken out in support of publisher Condé Nast’s plan to launch an African edition of Vogue magazine. Photo: AP
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