Hussein Bazaza wins DDFC Fashion Prize

Lebanese designer Hussein Bazaza has been announced as the winner of the first ever Style.com/Arabia – DDFC Fashion Prize, valued at US $250,000.

Bazaza’s winning capsule collection will be available for sale on Farfetch.com from February 2016, and he will also receive a financial grant, a year of high-level mentoring support from highly esteemed mentors, a fashion show at Fashion Forward Fall/Winter 2016, a wide-reaching advertising campaign, and media/press coverage.

During the elegant soirée, which was attended by designers Reem Acra and Zuhair Murad, Farfetch CEO José Neves and CMO Stephanie Horton; Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz; Hanneli Mustaparta; model Johannes Huebl; Patrick and Ingie Chalhoub; Khalid Al Tayer; Mohammed Al Habtoor; and others, Shashi Menon, CEO and Publisher of Style.com/Arabia, commented, “With the Fashion Prize, our vision was to elevate the regional fashion scene to a truly global level, and though we could only select two winners, we’re dedicated to supporting all of these home-grown talents and to showcasing them on an international stage.” Sofia Guellaty, Editor-in-Chief, added, “The Fashion Prize is emblematic of an industry coming together as a community to nurture and help our talent grow and expand.”

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