decided today, hyères festival’s grand prix for 2014 went to the japanese-born, paris-based kenta matsushige. he explained that his fall 2014 collection, which includes original accessories, was inspired by yohji yamamoto and tadao ando. he also spoke of the importance balance between natural and urban lifestyles, between hinabi (japanes for rustic beauty) and miyabi(japanese for urban beauty). the decision of the jury reveals the importance of minimalism and that clearness and wearability are key words today.
the 29th edition of the festival was juried by the creative team of opening ceremony and kenzo, as well as chloe sevigny, spike jonze, and eric wilson, instyle fashion director. see the movie with the 10 finalists here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxTOw3dB1SM#t=19