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Hyères 2012 shortlisted designers

Feb 02, 12 Hyères 2012 shortlisted designers

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

This year the fashion jury headed by Yohji Yamamoto received 290 entries from young designers of 26 different nationalities. The selection was done in two stages. An initial pre-selection resulted in 56 entries being chosen. The final selection of ten designers took place on 22nd January 2012 in Paris. They will present to the public their first collections in a series of fashion shows directed by Maïda Gregoiri-Boina.


Shortlisted designers:


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

Photo credits: René Habermacher/ Festival of Hyeres




Yohji Yamamoto will be assisted by:

Marc Ascoli, artistic director, Paris

Alan Bilzerian, founder and director of the boutique Alan Bilzerian, Boston

Terry Jones, founder of ID, London

Pascale Mussard, artistic director for “Petit h”, Paris

Olivier Saillard, director of the Musée Galliera, Paris

Jules Wright, director of the galleries The Wapping Project and The Wapping Project Bankside, London

Paolo Roversi, photographer, Paris

Christophe Honoré, movie director, Paris

Irène Silvagni, creative director/editor, Paris



For more information visit www.villanoailles-hyeres.com

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