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FRANCE / Hyeres: The nominees of the 27th International Festival of Fashion and photography

March 01 2012
Fashion Art


The fashion jury, under the presiding judge Yohji Yamamoto, convened on the 22nd of January, in Paris, in order to select the ten candidates for the final competition.

The jury has selected ten young designers, of nine different nationalities:

Jasmina Barshovi, Switzerland, Men collection
Narelle Dore, Australia, Women collection
Daniel Hurlin, France, Men collection
Ragne Kikas, Estonia, Women collection
Elina Laitinen, Siiri Raasakka & Tiia Siren, Finland, Men collection
Maxime Rappaz, Switzerland, Women collection
Paula Selby Avellaneda, Argentina, Women collection
Lucas Sponchiado, Belgium, Women collection
Steven Tai, Canada, Women collection
Kim Wilkins, United Kingdom, Men collection

The 10 designers will present to the public their first collection in a series of fashion shows directed by Maïda Gregoiri-Boina.


The 27th edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography will take place from the 27th until the 30th of April, 2012, at the villa Noailles.

Photo, from left to right: Jean-Pierre Blanc, Festival director, Terry Jones, Jules Wright, Marc Ascoli, Alan Bilzerian, Yojhi Yamamoto, Pascale Mussard, Olivier Saillard, Paolo Roversi.