FASHION TRUST ARABIA: Future of Fashion 2020 Summit Event

FASHION TRUST ARABIA: Future of Fashion 2020 Summit Event

by Charlotte Smith

New York Fashion Week men’s is in full swing. On the 4th of June Fashion Trust Arabia hit the Meatpacking District of New York to end Ramadan and celebrate Eid with fashion. It was the perfect opportunity to show off design talent from the Arab World and hosted by Diane von Furstenburg.


Fashion Trust Arabia (FTA) is a non-profit organization formed of a collective of high profile fashion designers, executives, and personalities whose focus is to help design talents from the Arab world build their brands on solid grounds and get the international exposure and recognition they deserve.


Their annual fund aims to offer the most deserving designers with the appropriate guidance; funding and opportunities that will help them reach international heights and achieve their full potential.

FTA strongly believes that the Mena Region boasts an incredibly dynamic and creative potential in fashion, where talented designers are increasingly being afforded global recognition.

That evening Diane von Furstenburg hosted a press preview. In partnership with Maison-de-Mode co-founders, Hassan Pierre and Amanda Hearst for the Fashion Trust Arabia winners.

The event was at her flagship store in the Meatpacking District. The brands and the respective designers Salim Azzman, Roni Helou, Krikor Jabotian, Ahmed Sabry and Daki Marouf of Sabry Marouf. Zineb Britel and Laura Pujol of Zyne, and Zeenat, Meena, and Maya of Mukhi Sister. Presented their ready-to-wear, evening, handbag, footwear and jewellery collections.

ABOUT MAISON-DE-MODE.COM (MDM) operates as a hybrid ethical fashion retailer. They fuse brick and mortar experiences alongside a seamless online boutique. And specializing in unique ready-to-wear, fine jewellery, accessories and home goods. The company was founded in 2012 by Amanda Hearst and Hassan Pierre. In December 2017 Carmen Busquets joined as an investor, advisor, and third partner.

The press preview embarks on a three-day event hosted by Maison-de-Mode and the Fashion Trust Arabia. Took on New York City celebrating the Future of Fashion Summit. The location was the fabulous corner store of the Diane von Furstenburg Flagship. At 440 W 14th Street, New York, NY. Where the lovers of emerging talent from the Arab World can be found.

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