​i-D is a partner at the 31st international festival of fashion and photography in hyères

The festival takes place between 21 and 25 April at the villa Noailles.

by i-D Staff
14 April 2016, 2:40pm

i-D is a media partner at this years International Festival of Fashion and Photography, with the guest of honour set to be the House of Paco Rabanne. Taking place at the villa Noailles between the 21st and the 25th of April, the festival, directed by Jean-Pierre Blanc and presided over by Didier Grumbach, encourages and supports young artists in the fields of fashion and photography. The 11-strong fashion jury - featuring Barneys Fashion director Tomoko Ogura, Designer Pierre Hardy and headed up by Paco Rabanne Artistic Director Julien Dossena - has whittled down over 300 entries, from 53 different countries, to select the final 10 candidates. The photography jury, presided over by William Klein and featuring i-D favourite Gareth Pugh, has selected 10 finalists from a long-list of over 700 to take two still lifes with fashion accessories. The exhibitions will run until the 22nd of May and a full list of finalists are below.

Fashion competition:

Laura Boned (womenswear, France)
Clara Daguin (womenswear, France)
Rolf Ekroth (menswear, Finland)
Hanne Jurmu&AntonVartiainen (menswear, Finland)
Shohei Kinoshita (womenswear, Japan)
Clémentine Küng (menswear, Switzerland)
Akino Kurosawa (womenswear, Japan)
Yuhei Mukai (womenswear, Japan)
Amanda Svart (womenswear, Sweden)
Wataru Tominaga (menswear, Japan)

Photography competition:

Anaïs Boileau (France)
Jojakim Cortis & Adrian Sonderegger (Germany / Switzerland)
Maja Daniels (Sweden)
Louise Desnos (France)
Vendula Knopova (Czech Republic)
Sasha Kurmaz (Ukraine)
Jason Larkin (United Kingdom)
Emilie Régnier (Canada / Haiti)
Ilona Szwarc (United States / Poland)
Fleur van Dodewaard (Netherlands)

Paco Rabanne
Gareth Pugh
international festival of fashion and photography
villa noailles