Once all roads led to Rome. This weekend, all things fashionable converged on Hyères. Where, in an era of growing female empowerment one witnessed a flowering of female talent in all three of the festival’s disciplines.
The 33rd Festival of Fashion and Photography is set to be an intense affair, with Haider Ackermann attending as guest of honour, and a range of exhibitions, films, and contests for fashion, accessories and photography.
Ackermann was named creative director of the LVMH-owned menswear label in September 2016 but his tenure proved short. The announcement on Friday immediately fueled speculation about if Kris Van Assche will replace him.
The womenswear collections for next winter presented in New York, London, Milan and Paris from February 5 to March 6, showcased ten major new trends, creating looks that were hybrids of strength and femininity.