British Designer Ifeanyi Okwuadi, 27, took home the Top Fashion Prize at this year’s edition of Hyères with Lacoste’s Louise Trotter heading the jury. The Savile Row-trained tailor of Sierra Leone and Nigerian descent, showed a military-inspired men’s wear collection “Take the Toys from the Boys”, made up of toy cars as brooches, or patches sourced on eBay and based on sketches by the Scouting founder Lord Robert Baden-Powell.

Additionally, this year’s edition had several surprises including a surprise concert by Malik Djoudi, a performance by a Lanvin-clad Camélia Jordana to open the fashion finalists’ runway presentation, and an underground after-party in a decommissioned restaurant inside the Hyères airport. From now until the 28th November, the exhibitions will be open to the public except the presidents of the jurys exhibitions, the prize winners 2O2O in partnership with le19M and the CHANEL Métiers d’art.

Below the winners of the 36th edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion, Photography & Accessories:

Grand Prix: Ifeanyi Okwuadi
Chloé Prize: Elina Silina
19M Chanel Métiers d’Art: Rukpong Raimaturapong
Mercedes Benz: Sofia Ilmonen
Hyères Public: Adeline Rappaz

Grand Prix: Emma Charrin & Olivier Muller
American Vintage: Sergeï Pavlov
Special price: Ulrich Leboeuf
Hyères Public: Sergeï Pavlov

Grand Prix: Capucine Huguet
Hermès: Yann Tosser
Hyères Public: Rayna Amuro


Take a look at Ifeanyi Okwuadi’s collection below: