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.
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.
Paris feted Marie-Laure de Noailles all day on Tuesday with a day of readings, exhibitions, dance performances and dancing; a unique French homage to the art patron who financed Cocteau, Giacometti, Dalí, and Buñuel.
Young designers have until 26th November to submit their applications for the fashion, photography and accessories categories of the 34th edition of the festival, which will take place from 25th to 29th April.
If fashion has any honey pot it is surely Hyères, which attracts a unique blend of hipster stars, clever insiders, and, this season, Supima, the quality American cotton grown in the deserts of the American South West.
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.