28TH INTERNATIONAL FASHION & PHOTOGRAPHY HYERES 2013
HYERES EXPRESS Directed by Antoine Asseraf
Interviews Filep Motwary
filmed & edited by Thibault Della Gaspera
coordination Clementine Colson
sound design Ça Va Chéri
Dear iDEALS, Marion De Raucourt was one of the ten selected designers for this years edition of Hyeres Festival.
Her work, a combination of diverse materials like leather, jersey, organza and wood (for her shoes that were literally handmade with great care and detail during all five days before the festival took off) was build on a very precise concept, based on any ephemeral envelope that is to be discarded and industrial packaging.
Based on these two terms, Marion created seven looks with parallel and mixed lines, a super yet ultra modern and functional collection that reflects the future of clothing. Rigid and smooth surfaces of leather with all parts mounted
seamless, maintained only by systems
cut and interlocking.
With strips that allow
tighten and close the modules that are articulated
around the body.
Dear iDEALS, from the moment I set eyes on Satu Maaranen's dossier in Paris last January, I fell instanly in love. Her work is about everything that I'm interested in: emotion, couture, technique, craft and memory.
Her poetic and original vision of Haute
Couture, forms within materials, outlines and suprising as well as
subtle combinations of bright colours, contemporized camouflage prints, made entirely by
hand. During her presentation to this year's jury, Satu spoke about her childhood memories in a house her parents own, near the lake and how she always remembered herself swimming or walking in the forest.
All of these experiences are reflected in these wonderful creations that led her to win Hyeres 2013. I was touched by the fact that her father helped her to create the wooden soles of the shoes she presented, worn by seven models.
Her soundrack, a classical version of an older piece by Aphex Twin, set the mood just right.
Suzanne Von Aichinger arrived at the Villa Noailles on April 25th, the day of her birthday. With my mom's help, I had especially made for her a beautiful kimono as a gift. From the moment she saw it, she just couldn't take it off.
On our way out of the Pesquiers, the old factory where the defiles took place, Suzanne and Rene started a dancing ritual for me to photograph. It was one of my favorite moments to date.