If fashion has any honey pot it is surely Hyères, which attracts a unique blend of hipster stars, clever insiders, and, this season, Supima, the quality American cotton grown in the deserts of the American South West.
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.
The 5th edition of ISKO I-SKOOL, ISKO's prize for new talents in the denim industry, has announced the 20 finalists of its fashion category, selected from the 200 candidates who presented their ideas last November.
Designer Rahul Mishra, the new brand ambassador of Istituto Marangoni, has a dream. To employ one million people. With the help of Amazon, his fashion house already employs 700 people, and feeds some 5,000 folks.
The Italian brand, owned by the Forall group, announced at the beginning of the month the departure of its artistic director. Rocco Iannone, a veteran of Giorgio Armani, will take over the reins July 3.