LCF in Hyères

Words by Jessica Rushforth Hyères, [pronounced ee-air; French yer] is situated in a commune in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in the South-East of France. It is the oldest resort on the French Riviera and expands from the Mediterranean Sea to the hill of Costebelle as is nicknamed “Les Palmiers” due to … More LCF in Hyères

Fashion Technology

Words by Molshree Vaid Definitely the most engaging and rather animated conversation at Hyeres Fashion and Photography Festival 2017 was‘Fashion Tech and Fashion Design’, moderated by Lucas Delattre, Professor, IFM. The panel featured an impressive line-up, that included leading fashion technologist Amanda Parkes, Bradly Dunn Klerks CEO of Iris Van Herpen(IVH) and Charles Thurat, Heuritech, an AI … More Fashion Technology

Accessory Futures

Words by Lisbeth Løvbak Berg This year, the festival has successfully launched their accessory competition, in collaboration with Swarovski. As the festival’s founder, Jean-Pierre Blanc, explained during his speech, a tentative was made earlier but was discontinued due to lack of participants. Since the luxury market sells 30% more accessories than clothing, it was only … More Accessory Futures

Maria Korkeila: Fashion, punk and gender-roles

By Lisbeth Løvbak Berg The Helsinki’s Aalto University graduate, Maria Korkeila was awarded of the special prize of the jury, worth €10,0000 sponsored by Schiaparelli, for her collection ‘Under Wraps’. The collection featured menswear with layered and transparent fabrics, and prints and embroideries of erotic pictures of women. In a ‘talk of the devil’-moment, these … More Maria Korkeila: Fashion, punk and gender-roles