HYERES EXPRESS 2013 / DESIGNER PREVIEW / XING SU
From China/Northern Ireland/Canada. Age 26. Studying at Fashion Institute of Technology, NY.
Portrait by Filep Motwary.
How does it feel for you being selected for this year’s edition of Hyeres?
It is an incredible compliment to be selected for a fashion festival with such a long and distinguished history. I’m excited and a bit anxious.
How would you describe Hyeres in three words?
A warm fantasy.
What has been your favorite part of the process so far?
Working with an amazing professional team to elevate a first collection and being surrounded by other designers who share similar goals, ideas, and opinions about fashion.
In three words, what is your collection about?
Play and balance.
In what ways you think participating in a Festival like Hyeres will help you in the future?
Exposure and publicity are so critical to one’s success in fashion now, and I can’t imagine a better platform than the Hyeres Festival.