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Moroccan fashion designer selected as a finalist at the ELLE South Africa contest

Written by Souad El Mghari

Getting closer and closer to the big win, Moroccan fashion designer Hamza Guelmouss has been selected as one of the top 6 finalists for the ELLE Rising Star contest.

As the only Moroccan contestant at ELLE South Africa’s Rising Star Design Awards, young fashion designer Hamza Guelmouss has not only seduced the jury with his innovative esthetic, but also convinced enough voters to be selected as one of the top six finalists.

At just 21 years old, and fresh from the Casa Moda Academy in Casablanca, the little bundle of talent that is Hamza Guelmouss’s chances just gotten bigger at becoming this year’s rising fashion designer of the region. In other words, the opportunity to win a cash prize of 30000 South African Rand from the major clothing platform MRP, collaborate with them to launch his own fashion range, the possibility to benefit from a mentoring program, and all of that in addition to getting an important media exposure.