The event, this year scheduled in October, has picked the creative director of Lacoste to chair the fashion competition jury, the famous footwear designer for accessories and Dominique Issermann for photography.
The event, previously postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis, will be held on October 15-19 under the aegis of jury presidents Jonathan Anderson, Paolo Roversi and Hubert Barrère, featuring a new prize sponsored by Hermès.
The Festival d’Hyères - the most noted award for young fashion talent on the continent - has been postponed until the second half of October; the latest major fashion event called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Irish designer Jonathan Anderson, founder of the JW Anderson label and the creative director of Loewe, will chair the fashion competition’s jury at the 35th edition of the Hyères International Fashion Festival.
On Thursday evening, a warm atmosphere and a packed Villa Noailles forecourt greeted Jean-Pierre Blanc as he inaugurated the 34th Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, set up by Blanc himself in 1985.
The 34th Hyères Fashion Festival begins on Thursday, with a busy programme of exhibitions, shows, competition and conferences, with Natacha Ramsay-Levy as guest of honour and the Chanel-sponsored Métiers d’art Prize.
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.
As part of the Hyères Festival, the company held a conference about the concept store it plans to open on the Champs-Elysées in 2019, with project chiefs, Nadia Dhouib and Clara Cornet, dubbing it a "glocal store".
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.