Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography took place over the weekend from April 27 to April 30 at the villa Noailles in Southern France. Ten finalists from diferent countries presented their collections to the judges of the 27th edition of the festival. This year's jury, presided by Yohji Yamamoto, was composed of influential fashion industry figures.
Take a look at the collections.!
Daniel Hurlin is in the process of completing his studies at the Institut Français de la Mode, in Paris.
Siiri Raasakka, Tiia Siren and Elina Laitinen are three friends who met on the benches of the Aalto University of Art and Design, in Helsinki.
A graduate from HEAD, in Geneva, Jasmina Barshovi’s collection evokes the summer of her sixteenth year, the nostalgia of that lost time, and the memory of the boys who surrounded her.
Narelle Dore lives and works in Antwerp where she also graduated in 2008 from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
A graduate of the Royal College of Art, London,Kim Choong-Wilkins lives and works in the capital of the United Kingdom.
Ragne Kikas is in the process of completing her university education in Hamburg, where she both lives and works.
Lucas Sponchiado graduated in 2011 from the École supérieure de La Cambre, in Brussels, where he lives and works.
Having graduated in 2011 from HEAD, in Geneva, Maxime Rappaz is currently working for a year at Roberto Cavalli, in Florence.
Steven Tai has recently completed a cursus at Central Saint Martin, whilst at the same time working as an assistant for Bless, Viktor & Rolf and Stella McCartney. He is the winner of this Edition.
Paula Selby Avellaneda is both a graduate in fashion design from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts and also in management from the Institut Français de la Mode, in Paris.