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The fashion competition consisted on 4 different prizes for designers with original and coherent ideas.
GRAND PRIX OF THE JURY PREMIÈRE VISION
Finnish designer Jenny Hytonen created a unisex collection that won her the Grand Prix of the jury Première Vision. This is 20,000 euros offered by Première Vision and a high level of visibility during the Première Vision Paris event in February. At the show, Jenny's designs stood out for the contrast of silhouettes. The style she showcased through leather garments with metallic spikes and transparent tights decorated with crystals, represented the collection of the evening.
THE le19M MÉTIERS D’ART PRIZE and MERCEDES-BENZ SUSTAINABILITY PRIZE
Valentin Lessner was the german winner of both the le19M Métiers d'art Prize and the Mercedes Benz Sustainability Prize. The first includes a grant of 20,000 euros to make a new creative project that will be unveiled next year, at the 38th edition of the festival. And the second, another grant of 20,000 euros. The jury of experts awarded the Valentin brand for being a responsible and sustainable project, committed into transforming fashion towards natural innovation.
L'ATELIER DES MATIÈRES PRIZE
Sini Saavala is a designer from Finland, who won a selection of fabrics and leathers worth 10,000€ from L'Atelier des Matières. Her collection stood out during the show thanks to the draping trademark of her designs. With different pieces, Sini reflects sensual silhouettes under the choice of different materials that adapt fascinatingly to the bodies, the aim of this collection is to fit the garments as a trend.
Get a look at some of the finalists designs of the fashion competition:
For the photography competition there were two types of competitions that the artists faced.
GRAND PRIZE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHY JURY
Bottega Veneta partnered for the first time with the Hyères Festival. The House aims to support creativity in all its forms. Thus, the photographer Rala Choi has become the winner of the Grand Prix de Photographie with the opportunity to collaborate on one of its campaigns. In addition, she will have an exhibition of her work in an important space dedicated to contemporary creation in Paris, which will last a month. Her portrait is known as "Her".
AMERICAN VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE
Chiron Duong, won a grant of 15,000 euros that consists in a fashion photoshoot order. Dedicated to photographing Vietnamese traditions, he won for capturing features between architecture and movement; it's all about the figures, light, colors and proportions that are part of his photographs.
See the special mention of photographer Adeline Care of her work "Aithō, je brûle" which consisted in a grant of 5000 euros. And some other finalists:
In the accessories competition, there were two main awards aimed at designers who can innovate the industry as we know it.
GRAND PRIX OF THE ACCESSORIES JURY
In the area of bags, Joshua Cannone, was the winner of the Grand Prix of the Accessories jury. Which is a collaborative project with the Métiers d'art, worth up to 20,000 euros.
HERMÈS FASHION ACCESSORIES PRIZE
Lola Mossino and Indra Eudaric, have been the winners of The Hermès Accessories Prize, which provides a grant of €20,000, for the creation of an innovative and creative belt. Lola Mossino and Indra Eudario also won the Public Prize City of Hyeres for their accessories collection.
Find out about other finalists of the accessories competition as well as their work: