The fashion competition has chosen the Belgian designer to head the fashion jury, the director of Atelier Montex (Chanel-owned embroidery specialists) the accessories jury, and Pierre Debusschere the photography jury.
London-based designer Ifeanyi Okwuadi won the fashion prize hands down at the 36th edition of the French festival, which placed a strong emphasis on sustainability, while Capucine Huguet won the accessories prize.
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.
Supima, in a smart response to the pandemic, staged its annual celebration Design Lab entirely online on Thursday, as the organization looked forward to its next participation at this month’s Hyères Festival.
The Trieste-based competition’s 2020 edition was originally scheduled for July 17 but, like the Hyères Fashion Festival, ITS has announced the event’s postponement, to October 23, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
CEOs and designers in Paris fashion are praising Emmanuel Macron for taking decisive action this week in the struggle to control corona virus, even as the industry braces for a disastrous second quarter.
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.
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.