Hyères Festival: the winners
Hyères, South of France. Every Spring in the hills overlooking the sea a modernist villa, which dates from the 1930s and was originally owned by Viscount Noailles and his wife, hosts leading personalities from the fashion and photography industry who hasten there to celebrate young talents of the future.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Festival de Mode et de Photographie de Hyères, an outstanding jury was presided over by Virginie Viard, Creative Studio Director of Chanel, and Eric Pfrunder, Image Director of the historic French maison. 5 days of exhibitions, performances, workshops, fashion shows, drinks and parties, during which Redmilk checked in with the three winners of the #XXXH edition.
Name: Annelie Schubert
Prize: Grand Prix du Jury Première Vision
Nationality: Franco-German. She lives and works in the heart of Berlin
Studies: BA in Applied Science, Hamburg
Experience: an internship with Haider Ackermann in Antwerp
Her style: sculptural, discreet, pragmatic
The collection: entitled Aprons, is a tribute to the simple functionality of the kitchen Apron. Generous volumes and draping details are enhanced by interesting combinations of materials that alternate wool with satin and leather
Name: Anna Bornhold
Prize: Prix Chloé
Nationality: German. She lives and works in Germany
Studies: MA in Integrated Design from the University of the Arts, Bremen
Experience: a recent graduate who has already earned international recognition and awards
Her style: sidereal, relaxed, concrete
The collection: a careful attention to details characterizes Fashion.Imitation. T-shirts and trousers in silk organza embellished by threadlike layering for an unusual and attractive allure
Name: Wieke Sinnige
Prize: Mention Spéciale du Jury Mode
Nationality: Dutch. She lives and works in Paris
Studies: BA in Fashion Design from the ArtEZ Institute for the Arts, Arnhem
Experience: past experiences working at Maison Martin Margiela and John Galliano in Paris
Her style: bright, lively, imaginative
The collection: Soft Squares mixes kaleidoscopic patterns with plissé. Artistic inspirations and bright colors characterize sophisticated and elaborate garments.