The 36th Festival de Hyères to be held on October 14-17, 2021
April 15 2021
Since 1986, the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, founded and directed by Jean-Pierre Blanc and chaired by Pascale Mussard, has promoted and supported young international fashion design. The festival, considered the oldest fashion competition aimed at young professionals and a remarkable event for emergent designers and young photographers from all over the world, will take place at the Villa Noailles, in the south of France, from October 14 to 17, 2021.
This year, chair of the fashion competition jury is Louise Trotter, creative director of Lacoste, the French photographer Dominique Issermann is to preside the photography jury, and the shoe designer Christian Louboutin has been declared the president of the fashion accessories jury.
The jury met at Villa Noailles on April 6 in order to select the ten international finalists in each of these categories, which will be supported by several prizes such as the Première Vision Prize, the Chloé Prize, the Chanel Métiers d’art 19M Prize, the Mercedes-Benz Sustainability Prize, the American Vintage Photography Prize and the Hermès Fashion Accessories Prize.
Here are the finalists of the fashion competition selected from 250 entries received. Menswear : Arttu Afeldt, Finland - Mengche Chiang, Taiwan - Ifeanyi Okwadi, United Kingdom - Rukpong Raimaturapong, Thailandia - Mateo Velasquez, Colombia Womenswear : Venia Elonsalo, Finland - Sofia Ilmonen, Finland - Laima Lurca, Latvia - Adeline Rappaz, Switzerland - Elina Silina, Latvia
Here are the finalists of the photography competition selected from the 300 entries received
Ella Bats, France - Emma Charrin and Olivier Muller, France - Gabriel Dia, France-Senegal - Isabella Hin, France - Thomas Nondh Jansen, Netherlands - Pitchaya Koowattanataworn, Thailand - Ulrich Lebeuf, France - Anna Muller, Russia - Sergei Pavlov, Russia-Finland - Red Rubber Road, Spain-Switzerland
Here are the finalists of the fashion accessories competition selected from over 100 entries received.
Rayna Amuro, Japan - Agathe Campet, France - Lou Chartes, France - Mathilde Heintz, France - Capucine Huget, France - Manon Marcelot, France - Ferdinand Martin, France - Benjamin Spencer, USA - Violette Stehli, France-Switzerland - Yann Tosser-Roussey, France
Hyères Festival 2021
From October 14 to 17