Glenn Martens and Aska Yamashita to chair the jury of the 2022 Hyères Festival
2022 will be Glenn Martens' year. The talented and innovative Belgian designer has been chosen to head the fashion jury of the Hyères Festival at the Villa Noialles, to be held from October 13 to 16. The creative director of Y/Project and Diesel, and who has just a few days ago presented a masterful Haute Couture collection for Jean Paul Gaultier in Paris, will take over the jury alongside Aska Yamashita and Pierre Debusschere.
The artistic director of Atelier Montex, the embroidery workshop that joined the Métiers d'Art de Chanel in 2011, will chair the fashion accessories jury. The Belgian photographer, who has worked with the likes of Raf Simons and on certain Beyoncé videos, will head the photography jury.
The announcement was made on Friday evening, Jan. 28, at 19M, the new space put up by the fashion competition’s grand partner, Chanel, in Porte d'Aubervillier (in the 19th arrondissement of Paris). The founder and CEO of the event, Jean-Pierre Blanc, officially opened the 37th edition of the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival and announced the selected finalists, as well as the brand new "L'atelier des matières" award, in the fashion category.
The other personalities and professionals from the industry who will participate in the juries were also announced. The fashion jury included, among its 10 members, the fashion stylist Ursina Gysi, Cosima Gadient and Christa Bösch (founders of the Ottolinger label), 3D artist Frederik Heyman, and Eugenie Trochu (head of directorial content of Vogue France). The accessories jury included fashion stylist Alexandre Blanc, Eloi Chafai (co-founder of the creative agency, Normal Studio), and the lingerie designer Yasmine Eslami. The creative directors of Alaïa and Bottega Veneta, Pieter Mulier and Matthieu Blazy respectively, will chair the photography jury. The 2022 festival certainly made sure to invite some of the most celebrated people in fashion for its 37th edition.
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