If fashion has any honey pot it is surely Hyères, which attracts a unique blend of hipster stars, clever insiders, and, this season, Supima, the quality American cotton grown in the deserts of the American South West.
Once all roads led to Rome. This weekend, all things fashionable converged on Hyères. Where, in an era of growing female empowerment one witnessed a flowering of female talent in all three of the festival’s disciplines.
Director and founder of the Hyères Festival of Fashion and Photography Jean-Pierre Blanc spoke to FashionNetwork.com about the event's 33rd edition and announced a new space dedicated to research and archives.
What’s the attraction of working in fashion if you are not a designer? That was the question at Hyères Festival for Camille Bidault Waddington, Leaf Greener, Frederic Sanchez, Etienne Russo and Stéphane Marais.
Though founded as a festival of young talent 33 years ago, the Hyères Festival has also grown into one of Europe’s most prestigious photography prizes. This year the president of photography jury is Bettina Rheims.
Vans has unveiled the semi-finalists for its annual Custom Culture high school art competition, selecting 50 participants for the next stage of the competition, which saw students from 500 schools come up with designs.
The 33rd Festival of Fashion and Photography is set to be an intense affair, with Haider Ackermann attending as guest of honour, and a range of exhibitions, films, and contests for fashion, accessories and photography.