Hyères, France — Young designers in France are finding their place in the sun — and on the French Riviera, no less.
The 29th Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography, which wrapped its four-day run on Monday, trumpeted record attendance, suggesting that a renewed focus on fashion prizes is bringing additional attention, and money, to upstart talents in need of a boost.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)