The names of the 10 shortlisted designers for the 29th edition of Hyères International Fashion & Photography Festival, which will take place between April 25th and April 28th at the Villa Noailles in Hyères (south of France), have been revealed.
Created in 1985 by Jean-Pierre Blanc, the festival purpose is to promote a new generation of designers and photographers. In the past, it has launched numerous designers’ careers like Viktor & Rolf in 1993, Gaspard Yurkievich in 1997, Felipe Oliveira Baptista in 2002 and Anthony Vaccarello in 2006.
This year’s jury will be presided by duo Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, Kenzo Creative Directors since 2011 and founders of Opening Ceremony. The other members of the jury are: actress Chloé Sevigny, director Spike Jonze, Opening Ceremony buyer Carol Song, In Style‘s Eric Wilson, Vogue UK‘s Jamie Perlman and V Magazine‘s Jay Massacret.
Chanel is sponsoring the event. The winner will receive a grant of €15.000 to help him realize a project in collaboration with the Ateliers des Métiers d’Arts owned by the brand.
Here’s the list of the chosen designers, with a photo of their work :
(photo credit : ©TheStimuleye, décor Mathilde Nivet)
Hyères 29th International Fashion & Photography Festival From April 25th to April 28th at the Villa Noailles in Hyères, France.