THE EGYPTIAN FASHION & DESIGN COUNCIL and MALL OF ARABIA in partnership with the BRITISH COUNCIL proudly presented the first EGYPT FASHION AWARDS to culminate in the finalist’s fashion show and Award ceremony on February 27th, 2022 in front of a distinguished line up of judges and VIP guests .
The official EGYPT FASHION AWARDS hence established itself as the leading annual event dedicated to finding and nurturing talented. Winners were selected in 4 categories: YOUNG DESIGNERS (graduates & rtw designers up to 2 years in the business), EMERGING DESIGNERS (rtw designer between 2 and 8 years in the business, ACCESSORY DESIGNERS and JEWELRY DESIGNERS.
Titled "THE LONDON FASHION WEEK EXPERIENCE" the winners in all 4 categories travelled to London Fashion Week in September 2022, for a first-hand experience of showrooms & fashion shows.
The members of the prestigious advisory board that pre-selected the 5 finalists in each category were
DIANE PERNET, founder A Shaded View of Fashion
JAMILA HALFICHI, fashion & lifestyle editor Al Sharq al Awsat London
SUSAN SABET, EFDC board member & publisher Pashion magazine
SHIRINE RIFAI, founder & organizer of Jordan Fashion Week
KEGHAM DJEGHALIAN, art director/image maker & prof. at PCA and IFM Paris
The public was also invited to cast their votes at Mall of Arabia .
The high profile jury member included Lebanese designer Rami Kadi, Cathy Costain, British Council Egypt, Nadia Ezz, Marakez, Susan Sabet, EFDC, Paul Antaki, EFDC, Egyptian actress Salma Abu Deif, Ola Dajani, TYI Angels, Aida Zayed, FDC, and stylist Yasmine Eissa.
The jury selected the following winners:
Moazz El Behairy
Lamitta Saied El Ahl - Jarii