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Aimee Song

Fashion Blogger

Aimee Song is an LA-based interior architect by trade and also runs one of th... [Read More]

Alber Elbaz

Fashion Designer

In October 2019, Alber Elbaz and Richemont signed a joint venture agreement, ... [Read More]

Christian Louboutin

Fashion Designer

As a 12-year-old child, Christian Louboutin loved to sketch women’s sho... [Read More]

Daniel Arsham


New York based artist Daniel Arsham work explores the fields of fine art, arc... [Read More]



Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer, philanthropist, and Founder and ... [Read More]

Elie Saab

Fashion Designer

Born in 1964 in Damour, Lebanon, Elie Saab is a self-taught fashion talent. H... [Read More]

Elizabeth Saltzman


Elizabeth Saltzman’s work has been described as "classic with an u... [Read More]



Model, actress, muse, and documentary filmmaker, Farida Khelfa was born in Fr... [Read More]

Gaia Repossi

Jewelry Designer

Gaia Repossi was born in 1986 in Turin, Italy. Surrounded very early by her f... [Read More]



Roman born Giambattista Valli launched his eponymous brand in 2005, heralding... [Read More]

Laura Brown

InStyle US Editor-in-Chief

Laura Brown is the Editor in Chief of InStyle, the world’s most success... [Read More]

Olivier Rousteing

Creative Director of Balmain

When Olivier Rousteing, then 25, was selected to head Balmain’s design ... [Read More]

Thom Browne

Fashion Designer

Thom Browne is widely recognized for challenging and modernizing today’... [Read More]

Wendi Murdoch


Wendi Deng Murdoch is a Chinese-born entrepreneur, investor, movie ... [Read More]

Yoon Ambush

Fashion Designer & Dior Homme Director of Jewellery

YOON founded AMBUSH® along with VERBAL in 2008 as an experimental line of... [Read More]

The Advisory Board


Co-founder of System Magazine

Alexia Niedzielski is an entrepreneur operating in the fashion industry. In 2013, Alexia co-fo... [Read More]

Carmen Busquets

Pioneer luxury fashion entrepreneur

Pioneer luxury fashion entrepreneur, early backer of e-commerce, and humanitarian Carmen Busquets... [Read More]

Fabio Piras

Course director of Central St Martin's MA Fashion Course

Italian-born Fabio studied at Central Saint Martin’s for a BA in fashion design (1991), fol... [Read More]

Gianluca Longo

Style editor of British Vogue

Italian born, London based, Gianluca Longo is the Style Editor of British Vogue. He edits the int... [Read More]

Jefferson Hack

CEO and Co-founder of Dazed Media

Jefferson Hack (b. 1971) is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dazed Media, an independent media company r... [Read More]

Julie Gilhart

Founder of Julie Gilhart Consulting

Fashion industry veteran Julie Gilhart is founder of Julie Gilhart Consulting. The business is de... [Read More]

Karla Welch

Celebrity Stylist and creative director

Karla Welch is a Los Angeles-based celebrity stylist and creative director and has been named one... [Read More]

Natalie Kingham

Fashion and Buying director at matchesfashion.com

Natalie has had an incredibly diverse career in fashion. Starting out as a buyer at a well-known ... [Read More]

Nez Gebreel

Former CEO of Dubai Design & Fashion Council

Nez Gebreel has had a deep and celebrated career in global brand development and management. She ... [Read More]

Roger Moukarzel

Renowned Photographer

Globally recognized photographer Roger Moukarzel has been working in the world of image since age... [Read More]

Saif Mahdhi

Talent Agent and Founder of Safe Management

Saif Mahdhi is of Tunisian descent, but was born in Paris. He is a renowned model and talent a... [Read More]

Sarah Andelman

Founder and Former creative director of Colette

Being the creative director and curator for colette, in Paris, from 1997 to 2017, Sarah Andelman ... [Read More]

Sarah Maino

Deputy Director of Vogue Italia and head of Vogue Talents

Sara Sozzani Maino's fashion history began in 1991 at the newly opened 10 Corso Como in Milan... [Read More]

Sarah Mower

Chief Critic of Vogue Runway and Advocate for young designers

Sarah Mower MBE is a journalist and advocate for young designers whose curiosity about the meanin... [Read More]

Sofia Guellaty

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Mille world

Born and raised in Tunisia, Sofia Guellaty brings her fashion knowledge and passion for Arab cult... [Read More]

Susie Lau

Journalist and Fashion Blogger

Tim Blanks

Editor at large at Business of Fashion

In September 2015, Tim Blanks was named editor-at-large for the website Business of Fashion, afte... [Read More]

Winners of FTA 2020 Edition


Andrea Wazen

Omer Asim

Yousef Akbar

Zeid Hijazi


Ahmed Serour

Alexandra Hakim


Andrea Wazen

Bazza Alzouman


Born In Exile


Emergency Room

Fatima AlBaker

Ilyes Ouali

Intissar Baiz



Maya Chantout

Nafsika Skourti

Omer Asim



Sara Mrad

Shahira Lasheen


Yousef Akbar

Zakaria Bendriouich

Zeid Hijazi

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